From the Richmond Whig, 1/2/1862, p 2, c. 6
DISSOLUTION. - The co-partnership of VAN LEW, TAYLOR & CO., is this day dissolved.
Having purchased the interest of C. M. Pleasants, the surviving partner, JOHN N. VAN LEW will hereafter conduct the business in his own name. All persons indebted to the old concern, will please call and settle with the undersigned.
JOHN N. VAN LEW.
Richmond, January 1st, 1862 jan 2