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


People [PERS ID:514]

First NameAnthony
Middle Name/Initial(s)
Last NameChamier
Maiden Name
AKACharmier, Chamia
OccupationFinancier and Government Official
Medical Professional?Non Medical Professional


Birth (year) 1725
Date of death (year) 1780


Antony Charmier, a well-connected financier and government advisor on economic matters, was a member of 'The Club', over which his friend Samuel Johnson presided. At the time of his correspondence with Cullen, who he had consulted in person in Edinburgh, he was re-elected to Parliament, but died very shortly afterwards.

Cases that this person appears in:

CountCase IDCase Name
1Case 56Case of Anthony Chamier, who suffers from a general 'languor' or weakness and which unfortunately proves fatal. After consulting Cullen in Edinburgh, Chamier travels south to London, via Buxton and Matlock, keeping Cullen informed of his failing condition along the way.
2Case 2449Case of an unnamed male patient in England under the immediate care of Sir Lucas Pepys, who is advised on regimen. Mention of deafness and costiveness.