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


[ID:4118] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Miss Kirkwood Dunbar / Regarding: Miss Kirkwood Dunbar (Patient) / 16 August 1777 / (Outgoing)

Reply, 'Miss Kirkwood Dunbar'


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DOC ID 4118
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/9/91
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date16 August 1777
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply, 'Miss Kirkwood Dunbar'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:873]
Case of Miss Kirkwood who is prescribed a cooling mixture and an electuary.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2111]AddresseeMiss Kirkwood Dunbar
[PERS ID:2111]PatientMiss Kirkwood Dunbar
[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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Miss Kirkwood Dunbar

Cooling & restringent mixture: half an ounce of Spirit of Vitriol, [add four ounces of mixture?]

Pectoral Pills: a drachm of Balsam of Crass Sulphur, two drachms of Elderberry Rob, half a drachm of Alumen Rupeum, enough elecampagne root; take 5 before going to bed.

healing Electuary: an ounce of Elderberry Rob and two ounces of mucilage.

August 16 - 1777 ----
W. C

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Miss Kirkwood Dunbar

Cooling & restringent mixture, ex Sp: Vitriol: Ten: ℥ſs
ad mixtur: ℥4.

healing Electuary - Ex. Rob: sambuc. ℥j
Mucilag: ℥ij

Aug 16 - 1777 ----
W. C


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