Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1491]: Case of Lewis Gordon of Techmury whose 'threatening' pains and other symptoms are attributed to the gout.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2129] 
Letter from Alexander Findlay, concerning the case of Lewis Gordon of Techmury, aged about 50. Memorial, outlining his various ailments: goutish, nervous, feverish and digestive. Findlay notes: 'I have often known people have an intermitting Pulse in health, but never such an unaccountable Variety.' he also outlines some of his treatments, including the flesh-brush and poulticing the feet. 12 January 1782
 
[DOC ID:256] 
Reply, 'For Lewis Gordon of Techmuiry'. Addressing Alexander Findlay, Cullen diagnoses Gordon's disease as gout: 'Tho there are threatnings of Atony and something Paralytic'. 21 January 1782
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 783] Dr Alexander Findlay (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 219] Mr Lewis Gordon (of Techmuiry, of Techmury)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Fraserburgh East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Fraserburgh East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Fraserburgh East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred