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


[ID:2520] From: Mr John Likly (Likely) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr John Likly (Likely) (Patient) / 25 September 1784 / (Incoming)

Letter from John Likly, concerning his own case, which is probably venereal.


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DOC ID 2520
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1571
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date25 September 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 John Likly, concerning his own case, which is probably venereal.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:820]
Case of Mr John Likly whose own fears that he has 'a venereal taint' or 'virus' eventually appear to have been well founded and who is increasingly concerned that he has 'weak nerves'.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:2472]AuthorMr John Likly (Likely)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2472]PatientMr John Likly (Likely)
[PERS ID:5100]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Orpen (Orpin)
[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 Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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