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


People [PERS ID:1057]

First NameThomas
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameHamilton
Maiden Name
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1728
Date of death (year) 1782


Regius Professor of Anatomy and Botany, University of Glasgow. Father of William Hamilton (Person ID: 175).

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 756Case of Mrs Whytlaw whose symptoms are treated as 'hysterical' and attributed to menstrual obstruction.
2Case 809Case of Mrs Baillie of Carnbrue who has a pulmonary condition which concerns Cullen who asks Mr Hamilton to pay her a visit.
3Case 880Case of Mrs Janet Arnot who has a constricted throat.
4Case 1047Case of Peter Davidson, the child of Archibald Davidson who 'gave no symptoms of Idiotry or want of Understanding' until the age of two, but has since lost the language he developed and 'runs about without noticing any thing'.
5Case 1099Case of John Freeland who has a stroke some time ago.
6Case 1197Case of Mrs Rae who Cullen privately suspects may be pthistical (consumptive).
7Case 1329Case of Edward Brisbane, a merchant returned to Glasgow from America, who has ascites and anasarca (fluid retention) which prove fatal.
8Case 1342Case of Thomas Hopkirk who suffers from a severe pain in his right side and a related stomach disorder.
9Case 1367Case of Lady Helen Stuart of Castlemilk who reports flying rheumatic pains, a skin eruption and pains in her abdomen.
10Case 1914Case of Thomas Hamilton who has pains and spasms in the side and trouble walking.
11Case 1923Case of Mr Black with a disease of the urethra.