TMC’s Free Dispensary Service Praised

TMC Free Dispensary Advertisement

Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune
November 8, 1889 (page 3)

Worthy of all Praise.  The Free Dispensary of the Tennessee Medical College In another column will be found the announcement of the Free Dispensary Service of Tennessee Medical College, which opens to-day to the suffering poor.  Knoxville has long needed a free dispensary where the afflicted poor might obtain the best medical and surgical aid free of charge.  The dispensary staff is composed of members of the college faculty, and in addition to giving their services they also furnish medicines free of charge when patients are unable to pay for them. Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune, July 16, 1889, page 5   Now Open.  The Medical College's free Dispensary Service Ready The free dispensary service of the Tennessee Medical college is now open and all diseases will be treated free of charge daily, except Sunday, between the hours of twelve and one.  Members of the faculty will be present at the above hours and give their personal attention to all patients who present themselves for treatment.  The dispensary service contains a well equipped drug store, and all medicines and surgical appliances are furnished free of charge.  No better opportunity can be offered to suffering humanity to obtain relief for many ills that flesh his heir to, than this dispensary service.  The best medical talent in the city give their services free of charge, and those suffering with disease should avail themselves of this benevolent opportunity to find relief. Source:  Knoxville Daily Journal and Tribune, February 7, 1891, page 8

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