Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2488]: Case of the Dowager Countess of Dumfries who has gout.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5501] 
Reply, 'For the Countess Dowager of Dumfries'. This letter concerns the Countess Dowager of Dumfries, whose case Cullen considers 'entirely Gouty'. He gives advice for her taking the waters and bathing in Buxton, and on diet. Prescriptions are provided in case she needs them. Copy is of poor quality in some places. A retained draft copy may be found in [DOC ID:3212]. 2 August 1787
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4249] Lady Anne Gordon (Dowager Countess of Dumfries )
[PERS ID: 449] Countess Margaret McDouall or McDouall-Crichton (Lady Dumfries, Countess of Dumfries)
[PERS ID: 1335] Dr Nathaniel Spens, Spence (Lady Dumfries, Countess of Dumfries)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

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

Places and role of place

2 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
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Buxton Midlands England Europe certain