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SOUTHERN CHIVALRY tickling
JOHN BULL by an offer of the
CROWN OF COTTONDOM
to one of his Scions.
the Infamous Designs of the United States Army upon
a Virtuous and Indignant People.
PRIZE FOR THE
Gov. LETCHER—Sir: Leaving
Norfolk suddenly a few weeks since, my personal and household property remain in
the freight-house of the Boston steamer. * * * * I most earnestly beg your
Excellency will order their immediate delivery to some responsible person who
will inform me where I may gain possession of my property.
Begging a thousand pardons for the liberty taken, I am, very respectfully,
MRS. H. M. BRADFORD.
To His Excellency
RICHMOND, May, 21, 1861.
I am instructed by the Governor to say, in answer to your favor of the 19th
instant, that * * * his Excellency is disposed to retain for his benefit the
property to which you refer as being detained in Norfolk. I am,
A. D. C. to the
Governor of Virginia.
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DU CHAILLU'S EQUATORIAL AFRICA. Explorations
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Customs of the People, and of the
Chase of the Gorilla, the Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and
other Animals. By Paul B. DU CHAILLU,
of the American Ethnological
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numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Muslin (uniform with Livingstone,
and Burton), $3.00.
SILAS MARNER, the
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12mo, Muslin, 75 cents; Paper, 60 cents.
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PARKER'S HAND-BOOK. The Presbyterian's Hand-Book of the Church. For the use of
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Muslin, 50 cents.
SEWELL'S BRITISH WEST
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THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETY.
and PHILIP WHARTON,
Authors of "The Queens of Society." Illustrated by H. BROWNE
and JAMES GODWIN,
and engraved by the Brothers DALZIEL.
12mo, Muslin, $1.50.
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A DAY'S RIDE. A
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TRUMPS. A Novel. By GEO.
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BURTON'S LAKE REGIONS OF AFRICA. The Lake Regions of Central Africa. A Picture
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For the Fourth of July.
BEADLE'S DIME UNION SONG-BOOK.
Containing all the latest Patriotic and Popular Songs.
LIFE OF LIEUT.-GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT,
And an Account of his brilliant Victories in Mexico.
BEADLE'S DIME DRILL-BOOK,
Squad and Company, simplified from Scott and Hardee.
THE BRETHREN OF THE
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Book and News Dealers. Sent, post-paid, on receipt of price. Agents wanted.
Address BEADLE & CO., Publishers,
141 William Street, New York.
New Maps of the Seat of War.
500 Miles around Washington,
Showing the Seat of War in the East, and
ENLARGED MILITARY MAPS
OF THE SEAT OF ACTIVE
500 Miles around Cairo,
SHOWING THE SEAT
OF WAR IN THE WEST,
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To the Book Trade.-FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK, June I8th,
1861: In consequence of the present deranged state of business, our future sales
will be for Cash—deducting therefore five per cent. on ordinary six months'
A Trade Circular, containing a List of New Books, is now ready, and may be had
HARPER & BROTHERS
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK,
Have Just Published
Willson's Fifth Reader.
Splendidly Illustrated. 540 Pages,
Large 12mo, Price $1.
To PRINCIPALS OF SCHOOLS, who wish single copies
for Examination, with a view to Introduction, the above book will be sent,
postage prepaid, on receipt of
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prepaid, on receipt of the full price.
and for Agencies,
address HARPER & BROTHERS, or
MARCIUS WILLSON, to their care.