--The City Council have contracted for the sinking of twenty-four wells, into which it is designed to insert wooden pumps.
As there are but two pump makers in the city, and the work is done slowly, people may calculate how long it will be before we are furnished with fresh water from this source.
The Daily Dispatch: August 8, 1862. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. August 8, 1862. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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