From the Richmond Sentinel, 3/17/1863, p. 2, c. 4
NOTICE – Superintendent J. D. BROWN, Artillery Work Shops; ROBERT WHITE, Ordnance Bureau, War Department; Mr. ENNIS, at Laboratory, and Mr. FORD, at the Armory, have been appointed a committee to receive and disburse contributions for the sufferers by the recent explosion at the Laboratory, upon Brown's Island.
The committee earnestly solicit contributions. Old linen, clothing, sheets, &c., would meet necessities which money could not reach.
The committee respectfully asks the co-operation of any other committee or person engaged in the same charitable work.