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Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from J.J. Gravatt to L.S. Joynes inquiring if all hospital stewards ordered to the Receiving and Way Hospital in Richmond for the purposes of attending medical lectures have matriculated.


Recieving and Way Hosp[i]t[al] Richmond Va Dec. 28th 1865 L]evin] Smith] Joynes M.D. Dean of the Faculty Sir The following named Hosp[ita]l Stewards have been ordered to this Hosp[ita]l by Surg[eon] Gen[era]l and Med[ical] Dir[ector] to attend Med[ical] Lectures. You will oblige me by designating the names {of those} who have failed to matriculate. G[eorge] W. Smith J[ohn] H. Crawford W[illism] J.H. Durham E[dward] L. Carrington A[lexander] C. Ewell J.H. Purcell J[ames] L. Hazlewood W. P. Hayden Char[les] Whelan J[acob] M. Painter J[ames] M. Collier E. M. Scugg G[eorge] K. Faust Very Respectfully Your Obdt By Orders of J[ohn] J[ames] Gravatt for T. P. Lillister[?] att[est] Surgeon in Charge J[ohn] J[ames] Gravatt Surgeon in Charge Receiving and Way Hosp[ita]l Richmond Dec. 28/[18]64 Inquiring whether cer- tain Hospital Stewards have matriculated

Corporate Name Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- History -- 19th century, Receiving and Way Hospital

Topical Subject

Medical colleges -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- Archives

Geographic Subject

Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Archives; Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals

Corporate Medical Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- history

Topical Medical Subject

Schools, Medical -- history -- Virginia


Richmond (Va.)

Original Item Size

2 p.


letters (correspondence)

Local Genre

text; archives



Digital Format



This material is in the public domain in the United States and thus is free of any copyright restriction. Acknowledgement of Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.


Sanger Historical Files (1859-1865), Excerpts

Physical Folder

Civil War Hospital Stewards


Original letter: Letter from J. J. Gravatt to L. S. Joynes, 1864 December 28; War, Civil Hospital Stewards; Sanger Historical Files, Accession Number # 82/Jan/1, Special Collections and Archives, VCU Health Sciences Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

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Letter from J. J. Gravatt to L. S. Joynes, 1864 December 28



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