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


[ID:3519] From: Dr Colin Robertsone (Robertson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr David Robertsone (Patient), Mr Peter Thomson (Peter Thomson junior) (Patient) / 28 May 1789 / (Incoming)

Letter from C. Robertsone concerning his brother, David Robertsone, and reporting on the progress of Peter Thomson.


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DOC ID 3519
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2411
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date28 May 1789
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. Robertsone concerning his brother, David Robertsone, and reporting on the progress of Peter Thomson.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2308]
Case of David Robertson who has developed symptoms of slurred speech, 'spitting' and an inability to write all suggesting a palsy (stroke), for which there is a strong family history.
[Case ID:2330]
Case of Mr Thomson who suffers bilious attacks.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:2177]AuthorDr Colin Robertsone (Robertson)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4736]PatientMr David Robertsone
[PERS ID:4741]PatientMr Peter Thomson (Peter Thomson junior)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2177]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Colin Robertsone (Robertson)
[PERS ID:4737]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr David Robertsone (Robertsone snr.)
[PERS ID:4738]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Robert Robertsone
[PERS ID:4739]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Robertsone
[PERS ID:4740]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Robertsone
[PERS ID:2177]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendDr Colin Robertsone (Robertson)

Places linked to this document

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

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