Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1784]: Case of Miss Mary Baillie at Dunrobin Castle, aged thirteen, who becomes very unwell after passing some worms. Cullen subsequently declares her case 'hysteric'.

Documents in this case

8 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2584] 
Letter from John McFarquhar. Covering letter for a case note by Daniel Forbes describing the case of Miss Mary Baillie. McFarquhar writes of his younger son Tom, who was a student of Cullen's, and is now the surgeon general to the army on the Malabar coast of India, although he has lost his left hand from a cannon ball. 28 March 1785
 
[DOC ID:2591] 
Case note by Daniel Forbes, concerning the case of Miss Mary Baillie [John McFarquhar might have added the postscript.] 26 March 1785
 
[DOC ID:5024] 
Reply 'For Miss Mary Baillie'. Also mentions Thomas McFarquhar, the addressee's son and a former pupil of Cullen's. 5 April 1785
 
[DOC ID:2600] 
Case note by Daniel Forbes, surgeon, concerning the case of Miss Mary Baillie, enclosed in related letter of the 15th. 12 April 1785
 
[DOC ID:2599] 
Letter from John McFarquhar, concerning the case of Miss Mary Baillie, whose parents 'were desirous that you shoud be informed what changes have happend' . Covering letter for a case note by Daniel Forbes. 15 April 1785
 
[DOC ID:5036] 
Reply, 'Miss Baillie' 22 April 1785
 
[DOC ID:2617]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John McFarquhar, concerning the case of Henrieta Ross. He thanks Cullen and Mr Wood for their advice, reports on the trial of their recommendations for Miss Ross's treatment, and mentions that he is also writing on behalf of Mr Wishart. McFarquhar uses an interesting written swirl denoting forceps after his signature. 18 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:5060]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Miss H[enrietta] Ross'. Also mentions Miss Baillie. 25 May 1785
 

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

10 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2847] Miss Mary Baillie
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3424] Mr Daniel Forbes (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2842] Mr John McFarquhar (Farquharson)
[PERS ID: 3208] McFarquhar (Farquharson)
[PERS ID: 3209] Thomas McFarquhar (Farquharson)
[PERS ID: 3423] Mr McLeod (Farquharson)
[PERS ID: 2843] Miss Henrietta Ross (Henrieta, Henny)
[PERS ID: 2841] Mr James Wishart (Henrieta, Henny)
[PERS ID: 2846] Mr Wood (Henrieta, Henny)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Tain North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDunrobin Castle Golspie North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificBalnagown Kildary North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Region Malabar India Asia certain

Places and role of place

9 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 Tain North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingDunrobin Castle Golspie North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Tain North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificDestination of LetterDunrobin Castle Golspie North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherBalnagown Kildary North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other Malabar India Asia certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Tain North Highlands Scotland Europe certain