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


[ID:2868] From: Dr Thomas Jefferson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 29 August 1786 / (Incoming)

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, concerning the case of Mr Riddell.


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DOC ID 2868
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1902
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date29 August 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 Thomas Jefferson, concerning the case of Mr Riddell.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1975]
Case of Mr Riddell at or near Hexham, whose complaints include pains in his hands and salivating excessively, all symptoms Cullen attributes to a 'gouty' disposition.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:4332]AuthorDr Thomas Jefferson
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4332]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Thomas Jefferson
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4412]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs Dorothy

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Hexham North-East England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Newcastle upon Tyne North-East England Europe certain

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