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


[ID:6280] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Colin Robertsone (Robertson) / Regarding: Mrs Mary Murray (Ogilvie) (Honourable Mrs Murray of Aiton (Ayton)) (Patient) / 23 March 1787 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Dr. Robertson. Latin testimonial on the merits of dandelion in preventing gallstones.


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DOC ID 6280
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/20/349
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date23 March 1787
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply to Dr. Robertson. Latin testimonial on the merits of dandelion in preventing gallstones.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1954]
Case of the Hon. Mr Murray of Aiton who has a pectoral complaint and an unspecified disorder of his leg.
[Case ID:2005]
Case of Colin Robertstone [Robertson], a Perth practitioner, who has been very depressed with jaundice. He improves after he consults Dr Cullen and Dr Hope when on a visit to Edinburgh, but also suffers from gallstones.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2177]AddresseeDr Colin Robertsone (Robertson)
[PERS ID:3583]PatientMrs Mary Murray (Honourable Mrs Murray of Aiton (Ayton))
[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:3709]Other Physician / SurgeonDr James Carmichael Smyth (Smyth Carmichael)

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 Perth Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

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