From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch.
6, Vol. 707-709; “Letters Received and Sent, Chimborazo
Hospital. 1861-64.” 3 Vols: Vol. 708, p.
Med. Dir. Office, Richmond
You are respy requested to state
(after consultation with you Division Surgeon) your opinion as to the
advisibility of a Surgeon Dentist making visits to your Hospl at Stated times,
say 2 times or 3 times weekly for such simple operations on the teeth
(principally extraction) as may be required. The services of a Dentist very
skillful in Extraction &c can be procured on contract.
Surg & Medl Director
Surg. in charge