From the Richmond Enquirer, 12/2/1862, p. 1, c. 7
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.