From the Richmond Dispatch, 3/27/1863, p. 1, c. 3
City Council. – A called meeting of this body was held at the City Hall, at 4 o’clock, yesterday – Present: Messrs Saunders, Wynee, Burr, Hill, Glazebrook, Haskins, Epps, Scott, Griffin, Richardson, Grattan, and Denoon.
…Mr. Grattan presented the petition of George Minor asking relief from losses incurred in the construction of the new City Alms-House. Referred to the appropriate committee.
…Mr. Wynne, chairman of the Committee on the City Hospitals, reported that there are now in the City Hospital six white males and four white females, twelve negro females and eight negro males; and in the Howard Grove Hospital, ten male and nine female negroes – making in all ten white and thirty colored patients. The Howard Grove Hospital patients are to be removed to the City Hospital by the end of the week.