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From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/3/1860, p. 4, c. 3

INFIRMARY OF THE MEDICAL COLLECE. This Institution, situated at the corner of Marshall and College streets, is fully provided for the accommodation of both WITE PERSONS and NEGROES, requiring medical treatment.

White Persons who desire it, can be furnished with PRIVATE ROOMS, where they will enjoy every comfort and convenience.

The accommodations for SLAVES, as heretofore, are ample, and the attention of owners of negroes, both in the city and country, is again invited to the great advantages afforded by the infirmary for the Medical and Surgical treatment of this class of patients.

LYING-IN WOMEN are also received and carefully attended to.

All patients are under the care of the Professors of the College, who visit the wards daily, aided by an efficient corps of assistants. In cases of difficulty, a consultation of the Professors is held, without extra charge t the patient.

The charges for Medical Attendance, Board, Nursing and Medicine are as follows:

White Persons..................................$6 per week

White Persons in private rooms.......$7 to $15 per week.

Slaves and other colored patients....$5 per week.

For less than a week, (except in private rooms,) $1 per day - provided that the aggregate shall not exceed the charge for a full week.

For Surgical Operations, by agreement with the proprietors f the Bellevue Hospital, a small extra charge will be made, varying from $2 to $30, according to the difficulty and importance of the operation.

All charges payable on the removal of the patient.

NO CASE OF SMALL POX, or any other infectious disease, nor any case of Insanity, will be admitted.

Attending Physicians - Profs. TUCKER, CONWAY and McCAW.

Attending Surgeons - Profs. GIBSON, PETICOLAS and WELLFORD.

Resident Physician - Dr. THOS. L. HUNTER.

Steward - F. M. PARRISH.

President - Dr. L. S. JOYNES.

Persons in the country, desirous of sending patients to the Infirmary, may address the President, Steward, or any of the Professors of the College.

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