J. R. Anderson & Co. File, M346, National Archives
Tredegar Iron Works
Richmond May 16, 1863
Col. J. Gorgas
We will doubtless be delayed in covering in our buildings for the want of slate. May we respectfully request that if the Government has under its control any that can be temporarily spared, it be turned over to us for the purpose indicated.
J. R. Anderson & Co.