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


[ID:1054] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Bryce (Patient) / 29 November 1780 / (Outgoing)

Reply 'For Mr Bryce'


There is 1 image for this document.

[Page 1]



DOC ID 1054
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/13/108
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date29 November 1780
Annotation None
TypeScribal copy ( includes Casebook Entry)
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply 'For Mr Bryce'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1295]
Case of Mr Bryce who is prescribed a pectoral mixture.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1382]PatientMr Bryce
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Normalized Text

[Page 1]
For Mr Bryce

Take two drachms of the best Asafoetida, four ounces of peppermint water dissolve and strain then add an ounce and a half of syrup of scillit and three ounces of simple cinnamon water. Mix. Label: Pectoral Mixture. A table spoonful to be taken two or three times a day, particularly at bed time.

Edinburgh 29th November 1780

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]
For Mr Bryce

As. foetid. opt. ʒij Aq. menth. piper. ℥iv
Solve et cola dein adde Syr. scillit. ℥jſs
Aq. cinnam. simpl. ℥iij ℳ. s.Pectoral ℳ.
a table spoonful to be taken two or three times
a day, particularly at bed time.

Edinr 29th Novr 1780


XML file not yet available.


Send us specfic feeback about this document [DOC ID:1054]


Please note that the Cullen Project team have now disbanded but your comments will be logged in our system and we will look at them one day...