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


[ID:5687] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Thomas Riddell (of Swinburne Castle) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Riddell (of Swinburne Castle) (Patient) / 31 July 1788 / (Outgoing)

Letter to Mr Riddell concerning his own case, in response by a letter to Cullen from Dr Keith.


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DOC ID 5687
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/20/306
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date31 July 1788
Annotation None
TypeMachine copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter to Mr Riddell concerning his own case, in response by a letter to Cullen from Dr Keith.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


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:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2883]AddresseeMr Thomas Riddell (of Swinburne Castle)
[PERS ID:2883]PatientMr Thomas Riddell (of Swinburne Castle)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:3387]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Charles Keith

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 Swinburne Castle Swineburn North-East England Europe inferred

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