From the Richmond Times, 1/21/1888, p. 1, c. 3

Ambulance Calls.

The ambulance, Dr. Irvine in charge, was called out twice yesterday.

At 1 o’clock p. m., to the Tredegar Works to see Thomas Bean, a colored man who had been badly hurt by a piece of timber falling on his back. He was relieved and taken to his home, corner of St. Paul and Charity streets.

At 4:30 p. m.. to Belle Isle to see a colored man named Hurt, whose foot had been caught in an elevator, and two of the toes crushed. The injured members were amputated, and he was taken home on Twenty-third street between Main and Franklin.

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