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


People [PERS ID:1829]

First NameRobert
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameMarshall
Maiden Name
Medical Professional?Medical Professional


Birth (year)
Date of death (year)


Physician based in Glasgow area, details untraced.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 194Case of Captain Gilchrist suffering from 'vomiting fits' and thought to be in a terminal decline.
2Case 585Case of Mrs Browne with a tumour.
3Case 782Case of Robert Orr, who is consumptive.
4Case 789Case of Miss Young who, having nursed her consumptive mother until death, goes on to display symptoms of what Cullen describes as an 'hereditary phthisis'.
5Case 989Case of David Dundas who has had a severe epileptic fit.
6Case 1326Case of William Duguid who has had extensive treatments for a venereal infection (named in one letter as syphilis) but whose current disorders are attributed to a nervous weakness of his lower spine. He later develops a bony 'excrescence' on his shin.
7Case 1337Case of Mr Wommersley whose persistent abdominal pains, which prevent him sleeping, may indicate a liver disorder.
8Case 1790Case of Mr Hyndman who is diagnosed with erysipelas.
9Case 2105Case of Samuel Bott from Antigua, who has 'St Anthony's Fire'.
10Case 2418Case of a male patient, drawn up in great detail by himself, whose main symptom is severe, anxious pains around his heart.