Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[Case ID:1375]: Case of Alexander McCulloch, factor to the Duke of Montrose, who has a long-standing 'convulsive complaint', but confesses to Cullen that he was once treated for a venereal infection.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2041] 
Letter from Alexander McCulloch, factor to the Duke of Montrose, concerning his own case. 8 August 1781
 
[DOC ID:1220] 
Case of ' A. B.' , [identified as Alexander Maculloch] who at 14 was seized w[ith] a giddiness in his head, w[hich] occasioned his falling down and made him cry', and at 15 and 16 was 'observed one morning, while in bed, foaming at [the] Mouth'. He is now 28, and the 'Convulsive Compl[aints]' seem to be worsening. 'A.B.' is a means of disguise for purposes of confidentiality. This case report was originally composed on 4 January 1776, but for purposes of collation the date when copied (for sending to Cullen) is entered into the database. 8 August 1781
 

These documents contain one or more that share the same date. We have manually applied an order based on what we know.

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 644]
[PERS ID: 4450] Dr
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4449] Mr Alexander McCulloch (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4451] Dr Monro (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

3 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain