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


[ID:2755] From: Dr Philip Holland / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady (Patient) / 22 January 1786 / (Incoming)

Letter from Philip Holland concerning 'the case of a Lady in this neighbourhood'.


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DOC ID 2755
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1794
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date22 January 1786
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 Philip Holland concerning 'the case of a Lady in this neighbourhood'.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1917]
Case of an unnamed female patient who has a long history of being inactive, anxious and beset by various ailments, including swollen legs, an eruption on her face and other complaints as reported by Dr Holland. She has visited various English spas.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:3286]AuthorDr Philip Holland
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4472]PatientLady
[PERS ID:3286]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Philip Holland
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:707]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr John Fothergill
[PERS ID:4473]Other ("housekeeper")
[PERS ID:1967]OtherMr Cullen (Probably one of Cullen's sons, but no first name given.)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Hull North-East England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Therapeutic Recommendation Bath South-West England Europe certain
Therapeutic Recommendation Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Harrogate North-East England Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Hull North-East England Europe certain

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