The Exigencies of the Blockade

WRITING FLUID. – The Lexington Chemical Works, under the direction of that most experienced Chemist, Col. Gilham, has produced a most excellent article of writing fluid – equal to any English article in use.  This is another instance of domestic manufacture developed by the exigencies of the blockade.  For sale by West & Johnson, Richmond, Va.

— From the Richmond Enquirer, 2 December 1862, p. 1, c. 7.

Curator: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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