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t the inmates can be properly cared for during the coming factor should it prove to be a severe one. We therefore earnestly request, that if the building is to be diverted from its present use — to wit: that of a hospital for our sick and wounded soldiers--it may at once be appropriated to the purposes for which it was erected, and not given up to be used as a prison for Yankees, or as has been suggested to us, as a place of deposit for the inmates of Castle Thunder. Wm. F. Taylor, Walter D. Blair, Miles Turpin, Overseers of the Poor for the City of Richmond. Mr. Hill favored the petition of General Winder because the city could not furnish the new alms-house. Mr. Griffin thought the house ought to be taken for the city poor. Messrs. Burr and Scott thought the city ought to take it if the Surgeon General would give it up. Mr. Hill was in favor of granting the application and offered a resolution turning the alms-house over to Gen. Winder by the consent