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Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from James F. Harrison to L.S. Joynes inquiring if the college infirmary building can be used by the Navy as a hospital.


Navy Department Office of Med: + Surgery March 20 1865 Sir: Do me the favor to inform me whether or not the College Infirmary building can be obtained, by the Navy Department, to be used as a Hospital: and, if it can be so obtained, upon what terms? You will much oblige me by an Early reply. I am, respectfully, Your ob't serv't James F. Harrison Surgeon C.S. Navy M Charge [Addressed:] Professor L.S. Joynes MD Richmond Va

Corporate Name Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- History -- 19th century; Confederate States of America. Navy; Medical College of Virginia. Medical College Hospital

Topical Subject

Medical colleges -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- Archives ; Teaching hospitals -- Virginia -- Richmond

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.)

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1 p.


letters (correspondence)

Local Genre

text; archives



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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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Miscellaneous Letters


Original letter: Letter from James F. Harrison to L. S. Joynes, 1865 March 20; Letters, Miscellaneous; 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 James F. Harrison to L. S. Joynes, 1865 March 20



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