From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/27/1862, p. 3, c. 4
HOSPITAL OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA. - This
Hospital, erected by the liberality of the State, at a cost of more than 30,000,
is now completed, and open for the reception of patients. It is admirably
adapted by its plan for the accommodation of the sick, and is furnished with
every convenience requisite for their comfort and successful treatment. Its
situation on Marshall street, east of 12th, immediately adjacent to the Medical
College, while retired and airy, is at the same time central, and convenient of
access from all parts of the city.
The patients are under the immediate charge of the
Professors of the College, (who make daily visits,) assisted by a competent
All persons requiring Medical or Surgical treatment are
admitted, except the INSANE, and those laboring under SMALL-POX AND OTHER
Lying in women, both white and colored, receive special
care and attention.
Including Board, Medical Attendance, &c.:
White Patients.....................$6 per week,
Slaves................................$5 per week,
And at the same rate for fractions of a week.
For less than one week, $1 per day, up to the charge for a full week.
Several neatly furnished Private Rooms have been provided
for those desiring separate accommodations. The charge for these will vary from
$7 to $15 per week.
For surgical operations a fee ranging from $5 to $30 will
be required, in addition to the above weekly rates.
All charges payable on the removal of the patient.
A limited number of beds placed at the disposal of
Charitable Associations, at $150 per annum, payable semi-annually, or at a
corresponding rate for six months. Patients conveyed to or from the Hospital in
a suitable vehicle, provided especially for the purpose.
Citizens and strangers are invited to visit the Hospital
and inspect its arrangements.
President - Dr. L. S. JOYNES.
Attending Physicians - Drs. TUCKER, CONWAY and McCAW.
Attending Surgeons - Drs. GIBSON, PETICOLAS and WELLFORD.
Resident Physician - Dr. ISAIAH H. WHITE.
Steward - F. M. PARISH.
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