From the Richmond Enquirer, 7/7/1862, p. 1, c. 4
The Tredegar Works.
A correspondent of the Philadelphia "Inquirer" writing from "within sight of the spires of Richmond," says:
"Each morning after rising, a heavy smoke rests in the vicinity of the Tredegar and Belle Isle Iron Works, denoting that they are still at work. While the Tredegar Works were managed by an association, they became unprofitable, and entailed a heavy loss upon the stockholders, but since Mr. Anderson became sole proprietor they have yielded him an extravagant income. Being so advantageously situated, the United States will become proprietor of a most valuable adjunct towards maintaining harmony among the deluded people of this State."