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

 

[ID:2405] From: George Cochran (Cochrane) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: George Cochran (Cochrane) (Patient), Mr John Shanks (Patient) / 17? February 1784 / (Incoming)

Letter from George Cochran, concerning the case of Mr Shanks.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 2405
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1460
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date17? February 1784
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter from George Cochran, concerning the case of Mr Shanks.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:727]
Case of John Shanks who has a pulmonary condition.
4
[Case ID:2083]
Case of George Cochrane whose case is diagnosed as dyspepsia.
4


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:3240]Author George Cochran (Cochrane)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:3241]PatientMr John Shanks
[PERS ID:3240]Patient George Cochran (Cochrane)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:3240]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / Apothecary George Cochran (Cochrane)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

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[Page 1]
Sir


I was favoured with yours to day- Upon
↑Munday↑ last Mr Shanks had a small discharge of blood by cough
& a slight pain in the side continuing induced me to
take away about 8 or 9 oz- of blood which ↑he↑ bore very well
it was more sizy than formerly - This evening he
proposes to take a gentle emetic - My own disorder
continues in the same state


I am Sir most respectfully
Your humble Servant
Geo Cochran
Glasgow 18th February 1784



[Page 2]


Dr William Cullen
Physician
Edinburgh


Mr John Shanks
February 1784
V. XV. P. 397.

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[Page 1]
Sir


I was favoured with yours to day- Upon
↑Munday↑ last Mr Shanks had a small discharge of blood by cough
& a slight pain in the side continuing induced me to
take away about 8 or 9 oz- of blood which ↑he↑ bore very well
it was more sizy than formerly - This evening he
proposes to take a gentle emetic - My own disorder
continues in the same state


I am Sir most respectfully
Yr hum Servt
Geo Cochran
Glasgow 18th ffeby 1784



[Page 2]


Dr William Cullen
Physician
Edinburgh


Mr John Shanks
Febry. 1784
V. XV. P. 397.

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