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


[ID:3955] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Williams (at Ayr) / Regarding: Mr Williams (at Ayr) (Patient) / 23 November 1776 / (Outgoing)

Reply 'For Mr Williams at Ayr'


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DOC ID 3955
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/8/67
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date23 November 1776
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply 'For Mr Williams at Ayr'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:715]
Case of Mr Williams at Ayr who is prescribed salts.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1767]AddresseeMr Williams (at Ayr)
[PERS ID:1767]PatientMr Williams (at Ayr)
[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 Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Ayr (Air) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Normalized Text

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For Mr Williams ↑at↑ Ayr

Take leaves of rue and juniper; of each two drachms. Cook in water, between one pound and twelve ounces, then add sea-salt and Glauber's salts, of each half an ounce. Drain and use for a clyster to be injected at night. Once of two nights for three times & after that once a week for three times.

23d November 1776
W. C.

Diplomatic Text

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For Mr Williams ↑at↑ Ayr

X ℞ Folior rutee.
sabin @ Ʒij
Coque ex Aq. ℔ ad ℥xij dein adde
Sal. marin
Glauber. @ ℥ſs
Cola et utatur pro Enemale vesp. injiciend.
Once of two nights for three times & after that once
a week for three times.

23d Novr. 1776
W. C.


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