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Civil War Harper's Weekly, March 30, 1861

The March 30, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a number of important Civil War news events.  We have posted the newspaper below.  Scroll down to see the complete page, or the Newspaper Thumbnails below will take you to the specific page of interest.

 

April Fool's Day 1861

April Fool's Day History

New Orleans

New Orleans

Jefferson Davis Veto of Slave Trade Act

Peter Cooper and the Cooper Institute

The Cooper Union

Vassar Female College

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Founding of Vassar (Cont.)

Sam Houston

General Sam Houston

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Biggest Gun in the World

Lincoln Cartoon

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[MARCH 30, 1861.

208

Young JOWLES carries a Patent Extinguisher.

PROFESSOR JOWLES. (to an Admiring but Select Audience.) " This, Ladies, is the miserable OLD COMBUSTIBLE AFFAIR which has led to so many Fatal Accidents. Now, let me draw your attention to my NEW HYDRAULIC Hoop. By wearing this, every Lady can extinguish herself. Four Gallons of Water, Ladies in a Minute!"

The Extinguisher in use.

WINDING OFF THE TANGLED SKEIN.

THE ITALIAN BOOT.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

John B. Dunham.

Overstrung Grand
Square and Upright Pianos.

 

Established in 1834.

Are pronounced to be the best Pianos manufactured. Each Instrument warranted 5 years. Send for Circular. Warerooms and Manufactory, 75 to 85 East 13th Street, near Broadway, N. Y.

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.

Made to measure at $18 per doz,

OR SIX FOR NINE DOLLARS.

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

S. W. H. WARD, from London,

387 Broadway, N. Y., up Stairs.

A NEW TIE EVERY DAY.
THE PAPER NECK - TIE.
SMITH & BROUWER,
No. 36 Warren Street, New York.

History of the
United Netherlands.

From the Death of William the Silent to the Synod of Dort. With a Full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., D.C.L., Corresponding Member of the Institute of France, Author of "The Rise of the Dutch Republic." With Portraits and Map. 2 vols.  Muslin, $4 00 ; Sheep, $4 50 ; Half Calf, $6 00.

PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

HARPER & BROTHERS will send the above Work by Mail, postage prepaid (for any distance in the United States under 3000 miles), on receipt of the Money.

Harper's Weekly.

PRICE FIVE CENTS.

TERMS.

One Copy for Twenty Weeks                . $1 00

One Copy for One Year .   .                      2 50

One Copy for Two Years .                       . 4 00

Five Copies for One Year .,   .                   9 00

Twelve Copies for One Year                 . 20 00

Twenty-five Copies for One Year   . 40 00 Harper's Weekly and Harper's Magazine, one year, $4 00. Volumes I., II., III., and IV. of HARPER'S WEEKLY, handsomely bound in Cloth extra, Price $3 50 each, are now ready.

*** To postmasters getting up a Club of Twelve or Twenty-five, a Copy will be sent gratis. Subscriptions may commence with any Number. Specimen Numbers gratuitously supplied.

Clergymen and Teachers supplied at the lowest

CLUB RATES.

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.

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