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


[ID:4166] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Laing (Patient) / 3 October 1777? / (Outgoing)

Recipe titled 'Mrs Laing',.


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DOC ID 4166
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/10/23
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date3 October 1777?
Annotation None
TypeScribal copy ( includes Casebook Entry)
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Recipe titled 'Mrs Laing',.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:898]
Case of Mrs Laing who is prescribed a mouthwash containing pomegranate.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2393]PatientMrs Laing
[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

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Mrs Laing

Take one drachm each of bruised Pomegranate Bark and Pomegranate Flowers boil to and a pound and half of spring Water. Boil down to a pound, strain and then add an ounce of Tincture of Kino. Label: Decoction of which two tablespoonfuls to be employed for rinsing the Mouth every night & Morning.

3d October

Diplomatic Text

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Mrs Laing

Cort: grunat. cont: Flor: balaust aa ʒi. Coque ad
Aq: font: lbſs Coque ad lbj & colaturæ adde Tinct: e Kino ℥j
S: Decoction of which to table spoonfulls to be employed for rin¬
cing the Mouth every night & Morning

3d Octor


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