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Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from A.J. Ellis to L. S. Joynes concerning payment for a patient in the Medical College Hospital.


Camp Ellis' Battery Kenansville Duplin Co[unty] H[ead]. Q[uarters]. July 22nd 1864 Dr Joynes I received your telegram this morning & furthermore send the am[oun]t stated. I think there must be some mistake about the am[oun]t; when I sent the girl on April 26th I deposited one hundred & thirteen 33/100 dollars for which I have a receipt signed by N. G. Tunley [illegible] in the College. she has been with you Eighty five days up to your telegram, making the full am[oun]t which is stated in your dispatch at five dollar per day, unless you have charged more than that am[oun]t. I have sent you a surplus of one hundred & thirteen dollars if such be the case please turn it over to Mr Saml R. Adams of the firm Robinson & Adams & Co & please state to him if he can not sell the girl send her home by express Yours Respectfully A.J. Ellis Capt Com[mandin]g Ellis' Battery PS. Please acknowledge the receipt & state whether or not you charged more than the five [dollars agreed u]pon Capt. A.J. Ellis Kenansville, N.C. July 22 1864 [underscored] Relating to Hospital ac count for his servant and accompanying a remittance of money. [underscored] Answered July 21 [underscored]

Corporate Name Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- History -- 19th century; Medical College of Virginia. Medical College 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

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Correspondence Hospitals


Original letter: Letter from A. J. Ellis to L. S. Joynes, 1864 July 22; Hospitals, Correspondence; 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 A. J. Ellis to L. S. Joynes, 1864 July 22



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