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Civil War Harper's Weekly, April 13, 1861

The April 13, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly features news of the Civil War with important content on slavery and Abraham Lincoln. Newspaper thumbnails will take you to a large, readable version of that page.

 

Point Isabel, Texas

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[APRIL 13, 1861.

240

THE NEW TARIFF ON DRY GOODS.

Unhappy condition of the Optic Nerve of a Custom House Appraiser who has been counting the Threads in a Square Yard of Fabric to ascertain the duty thereon under the New MORRILL Tariff. The Spots and Webs are well-known Opthalmic Symptoms. It is confidently expected that the unfortunate man will go blind.

THE LATEST MARTYR.

Horrible Phantasms disturb the Slumbers of the newly-appointed Custom-House Entry-Clerk, who has come into Office with the New MORRILL Tariff, and spent a Morning in the vain endeavor to make something out of it.

CONSULTING THE ORACLE.

PRESIDENT LINCOLN. " And, what next ?"

COLUMBIA. "First be sure you're right, then go ahead!"

NEW BOOKS NEARLY READY.

SILAS MARNER, the Weaver of Raveloe. By the Author of "Adam Bede."- 12mo. FARADAY'S LECTURES ON THE CHEMICAL HISTORY OF A CANDLE. FRAMLEY PARSONAGE. A Novel. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE. Illustrations. 12mo.

A DAY'S RIDE. A Life's Romance. By CHARLES LEVER. 8vo, Paper, 50 cents.

SEASONS WITH THE SEA-HORSES ; or, Sporting Adventures in the Northern

Seas. By JAMES LAMONT, Esq., F.G.S. With Map and Illustrations. 8vo, Muslin.
CARTHAGE AND HER REMAINS : Being an Account of the Excavations and

Researches on the Site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa and other Adjacent Places.

By Dr. N. Davis, F.R.G.S. 8vo, Muslin, $2 50.

THE ENGLISH SPORTSMAN IN THE WESTERN PRAIRIES. By the

Hon. GRANTLEY F. BERKELEY, Author of "Life in the Forests of France," &c., &c. THE HOUSE ON THE MOOR. A Novel. By the Author of "Margaret Maitland,"

" The Laird of Norlaw," "The Days of My Life," &c. 12mo, Muslin, $1 00.

HARPER & BROTHERS, Franklin Square, New York.

READS THE PAPERS.

Our Friend, Mr. JONES, who is deeply interested in the condition of the country, takes

all the Papers, and reads them thoroughly. The following Dispatches puzzle him somewhat:

The Cabinet have issued the orders for the Evacuation of Fort Sumter.Herald.

It is at last decided that Fort Sumter shall be reinforced.Times.

Orders were sent off last evening to Reinforce Major ANDERSON at all costs.Tribune.

It is believed that Major ANDERSON Evacuated Fort Sumter by order of the Government last evening. World.

Perfect Fitting Shirts,

MADE TO MEASURE AT $18 PER DOZEN,
OR SIX FOR $9.

MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN,
With fine Linen Bosoms, and warranted as good a Shirt
as sold in the retail stores at $2 50 each.

ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE
MADE AT $2 EACH.
SELF-MEASUREMENT FOR SHIRTS.

Printed directions, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of Shirts sent free everywhere, and so easy to understand, that any one can take their own measure for Shirts. I warrant a good fit. The cash to be paid to the Express Company on receipt of goods.

S. W. H. WARD, from London,

No. 387 Broadway, N. Y., up Stairs.

Thorley's Food for Cattle

Converts the poorest of hay or straw into a superior provender. A pamphlet mailed free. Depot for U. S., 21 Broadway, N. Y.

Agents wanted in every City and Town.

HARPER & BROTHERS, Franklin Square, New York, have Just Published : TRUMPS. By Geo. WILLIAM CURTIS, Author of "The Potiphar Papers," "Prue and I," &c., &c. Illustrations by HOPPIN. 12mo, Muslin, $1 50.

The New Patent Law.
Foreign Inventors.

Under the new Patent Law the fee on presenting an application for a patent is but $15, and if the patent is allowed, $20 additional has to be paid. ENGLISH, FRENCH, BELGIAN, GERMAN, and AUSTRIAN INVENTORS are placed on the same footing as Citizens, as respects fees.

MESSRS. MUNN & CO., NO. 37 PARK ROW, NEW YORK, having had 16 years experience as PATENT SOLICITORS, will, upon application, procure patents and afford all needful advice.

A Pamphlet on this subject is sent free.

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