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

 

[ID:3062] From: Mrs Deborah Charlotte Johnstone (Dee) (Charlotte; later Lady Nugent) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Elizabeth Johnstone (Betty; Mrs Betty; Johnston; of Westerhall) (Patient) / 11 July 1787 / (Incoming)

Letter from C. Johnstone (probably George Johnstone's widow, Deborah Charlotte, known as Charlotte), concerning the case of her sister-in-law, Betty Johnstone. The family is concerned about her health, and the writer, who asks Cullen to reply c/o Betty's brother William (Johnstone) Pulteney at Bath House, Piccadilly, says that she hopes to visit her if "she is not in immediate danger".

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 3062
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2095
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date11 July 1787
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 C. Johnstone (probably George Johnstone's widow, Deborah Charlotte, known as Charlotte), concerning the case of her sister-in-law, Betty Johnstone. The family is concerned about her health, and the writer, who asks Cullen to reply c/o Betty's brother William (Johnstone) Pulteney at Bath House, Piccadilly, says that she hopes to visit her if "she is not in immediate danger".
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2071]
Case of Betty Johnstone, sister of John Johnstone of Alva, who has a serious bowel disorder which prompts Cullen to make a personal visit.
7


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:5447]AuthorMrs Deborah Charlotte Johnstone (Charlotte; later Lady Nugent)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1087]PatientMiss Elizabeth Johnstone (Betty; Mrs Betty; Johnston; of Westerhall)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5621]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendSir William Johnstone Pulteney (5th Bart.; formerly Johnstone)
[PERS ID:5447]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs Deborah Charlotte Johnstone (Charlotte; later Lady Nugent)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing London London and South-East England Europe inferred
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Bath House, 82 Piccadilly London London and South-East England Europe certain

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Dear Sir


We are all of us truely uneasy at the various accounts
We have of Mrs Betty Johnstones health & I have undertaken
to apply to you for your opinion about her We know how
kindly you flew to her relief. Forgive the liberty I take
in requesting the favor of a line from you about Mrs
B. Johnstone as if I find she is not in immediate danger
I have thoughts of paying her a visit believe me to
be

Dear Sir
Your very obedient &
Humble Servant
C. Johnstone


Please to direct under cover
to William Pulteney Esqr M. P.
Bath House
Piccadilly




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London eleventh July 1787
Dr Cullen
Edinburgh
Wm Pulteney

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]
Dear Sir


We are all of us truely uneasy at the various accounts
We have of Mrs Betty Johnstones health & I have undertaken
to apply to you for your opinion about her We know how
kindly you flew to her relief. Forgive the liberty I take
in requesting the favor of a line from you about Mrs
B. Johnstone as if I find she is not in immediate danger
I have thoughts of paying her a visit believe me to
be

Dear Sir
Your very obedient &
Humble Servant
C. Johnstone


Please to direct under cover
to William Pulteney Esqr M. P.
Bath House
Piccadilly




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London eleventh July 1787
Dr Cullen
Edinbr
Wm Pulteney

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