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


[ID:5886] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Hislop (Patient) / 3 September 1789 / (Outgoing)

Recipe 'For Mrs Hislop'


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DOC ID 5886
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/21/157
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date3 September 1789
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Recipe 'For Mrs Hislop'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2537]
Case of a Mrs Hislop, being an isolated recipe.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5734]PatientMrs Hislop
[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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For Mrs. Hislop

Take one ounce of Crystal tartar one drachm of Pulvis jalapi compositus half a drachm of powdered Russian Castor half an ounce of an Electuary laxative and two drachms of Syrup of ginger with enough to simple Syrup to make a soft Electuary Label: Aperient Electuary half a tea spoonful to be taken at bed time.


3d. September

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For Mrs. Hislop

Crystal. tart. ℥j
Pulv. e julup. comp. ʒj
--- Castor. Russ ʒſs
Elect. lenitiv. ℥ſs
Syr. Zingib. ʒij
--- simpl. q.s. ut f.
Electuarium molle
Sig. Aperient Electuary
half a tea spoonful to be
taken at bed time.


3d. Sept.


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