Private papers and reports
Moscow Military Hospital
Found this Hospital in excellent order as to its cleanliness and owing to the care of Dr. Stuart. He complains much of the want of an Operator, says several patients have died for want of an Operator, indeed,…
Beds of all patients have curtains, a custom certainly reprehensible, altogether too expensive for the intended purpose.
June 8. Vladimir.
Hospital of Invalids
This has but few of the comforts, which aught to be administered to…
and proper ventilation, so necessary for the curing of healthy children.
A wooden building; rooms small and very crouded. Apothecary made his room in disorder. Instruments inferior ancient; no…
Surgeons instruments antique and perfectly useless.
Hospital for the free persons receives 24 patients. This also very dirty & altogether unfit for its purpose. The Apotheke miserably furnished; no instruments.
June 22. Kazan.
Military Hospital, 250 p.
This Hospital is in a very good condition, its wards are properly aired, the beds clean and not too much crouded. The Apotheke also is kept in good order, as well as the Instruments, which…
25 In. and W. Lazarette for Inhabitants.
This is in a wretched state, such as could not be expected in such populous city as Kazan. There is no Apotheke or Instruments. […]
Home for Invalids and Widows
Here are found…
nothing indeed can be more unfit for its purpose, being abominably and strikingly dirty throughout, windows broken, beds and curtains in the most wretched condition. I attribute, however, the great part of the mortality of the…
There are no instruments belonging to the Hospital.
Town Hospital maintained by subscription of the Noblesse. This hospital also is well aired and clean; it has room for about 40 patients Men & Women (chiefly the servants). At…
received here p. An., and a just proportion survive. The breast children & younger infants are disposed of in the surrounding villages […] to wet nurses. Vaccine in this town.
Town Hospital – of those there are…
In this village, there are four small buildings for the reception of sick; one of them is for crown peasants & another for the soldiery, those are tolerably clean; the others are for criminals – those poor unfortunates…