Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1528]: Case of the children of Lord and Lady Selkirk who are at risk of influenza.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2231] 
Letter by Cullen to Lady Selkirk, concerning the management of influenza, in response to a request from Lord Selkirk. Incomplete; final page(s) missing from archive. This appears to be the original letter of which Document ID:576 is a machine copy. June? 1782?
 
[DOC ID:2230]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from the Earl of Selkirk concerning his son, Lord Daer, and his other children. He asks Cullen to write to Lady Selkirk at St Mary's Isle with advice on a 'way of managing the influenza'. 11 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:576] 
Letter to [Lady Selkirk], in which Cullen describes a letter he recieved from Lord Selkirk about an outbreak of influenza in Dumfries which may soon reach St Mary's Isle, and gives his own instructions on how to manage it. 13 June 1782
 

People involved in this case

14 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 885] Lord Basil William Douglas (Lord Daer)
[PERS ID: 886] Earl Dunbar Douglas (Lord Selkirk, 4th Earl of Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1017] Lady Helen Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1068] John Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1069] Alexander Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1070] Lady Mary Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1071] Dunbar Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1072] Earl Thomas Douglas (5th Earl of Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 2291] Helen Douglas (5th Earl of Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 2292] Elizabeth Douglas (Eliza)
[PERS ID: 2293] Katherine Douglas (Eliza)
[PERS ID: 1073] John Maxwell (of Terraughtie and Munshes)
[PERS ID: 3222] Mr Alexander Maxwell (of Terraughtie and Munshes)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place St Mary's Isle Borders Scotland Europe inferred
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificBerkeley Square London London and South-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter St Mary's Isle Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other St Mary's Isle Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherBerkeley Square London London and South-East England Europe certain