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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 2, 1862

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[AUGUST 2, 1862.

496

SCENE, FIFTH AVENUE.

CAPTAIN DASH, of the Army of the Potomac, absent on Furlough, calls upon his adored:

WAITER. "No, Sar; Miss 'LIZA'S not to home, and, Sar, she say she won't be to home for you 'till Richmond is took. Mornin', Sar."

QUARTERING ON THE ENEMY.

Regimental Order No. 17,643, Army of Virginia.

"The Troops will all carry Cooking Utensils, but no Rations; they will provide themselves with something to cook as they march."

Design for a Medal to be worn by British Statesmen, in illustration of British Progress in Virtue since 1830.

ADVERTISEMENTS.

 

THE TAX LAW AND TARIFF COMBINED. ONLY EDITION PUBLISHED THAT HAS BOTH THOSE IMPORTANT LAWS. PRICE ONLY 5 CENTS. S. C. Rickards & Co.'s only authorized Edition, as revised and corrected, with all the late amendments up to the adjournment of Congress, by the Conference Committees at Washington. For sale by all News Dealers. Ask for S. C. Rickards & Co.'s Edition, and take no other. Wholesale $2.50 per hundred. Single copies, by mail, 5 cents. Agents wanted in every town.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., Publishers,

102 Nassau Street, New York.

Astounding News.

OUR AGENTS MAKE $15 PER DAY SELLING THE LATEST, LARGEST, BEST, CHEAPEST, AND QUICKEST SOLD PRIZE PACKAGES manufactured. Our new Packages contain MORE FINE STATIONERY, BETTER QUALITY, RICHER and MORE FASHIONABLE JEWELRY, and THREE TIMES AS MANY FANCY ARTICLES, including LADIES' FASHION PLATES, RARE RECIPES, MERRY GAMES, HINTS, &c., than any 25 cent Package sold. Send for Circulars, and see the many extra inducements.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y. Largest and oldest Prize Package House in the World.

 

LANDS.—To all wanting Farms. Thriving Settlement. Rich soil. Mild climate. See advertisement of Vineland, on page 495.

AGENTS! YOU MUST KNOW

The reason why our Packages sell so well is because we have added to our Mammoth Prize Packages

THE NEW NATIONAL TAX LAW.

Every body desires to know what they are taxed. As every body will buy a Package, our Package contains 24 sheets of Paper, 24 Envelopes (4 different kinds) besides Pencils, Pen Holders, Steel Pens, Blotting Paper, Games, Recipes, and a Mirror of Fashion, for Ladies. We want Agents every where. Send for circular:.

W. H. CATELY & Co., 102 Nassau St., New York.

Major Winthrop's New Novel.

Messrs. TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston, have just published, in one neat volume, price $1.00.

Edwin Brothertoft.

The last of that remarkable series of novels by THEODORE WINTHROP, the famous young hero who fell fighting for his country last year. This novel was esteemed by Major Winthrop himself as his most finished work, and it is fully worthy of the reputation which CECIL DREEME and JOIN BRENT have given him. The Publishers have also now ready: CECIL DREEME. Thirteenth Edition. 1 vol. $1.00. JOHN BRENT.   Ninth Edition 1 vol. $1.00. Either of the above books sent, post-paid, to any address, for ONE DOLLAR, by the Publishers.

TICKNOR & FIELDS,

135 Washington Street, Boston.

259 ORNAMENTAL IRON 259

WORK, Wrought, Cast, and Wire.

IRON RAILINGS, VERANDAHS, BALCONIES, GUARDS, and IRON FURNITURE of every description. Illustrated Catalogues mailed on receipt of four 3 cent stamps. HUTCHINSON & WICKERSHAM,  250 Canal Street, near Broadway, New York.

Watches!!!

Silver Hunting Case Levers (usual price $15) for $10. Send for circular. J. L. FERGUSON, 208 Broadway.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE For 20 cts. (in silver), Magnifing small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

$100 PER MONTH SALARY paid for selling the best Sewing Machine extant. Permanent employment given. Address, with stamp for return postage, H. BALLOU CARTER, Act. Hancock S. M. Co., Haverhill, Mass.

Retailed at Wholesale Prices, Made to Measure at $20 per doz. OR SIX FOR TEN DOLLARS. MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN, With fine Linen Bosoms, and warrranted as good a Shirt as sold in retail stores at $2.50 each. ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE, $26.00 PER DOZEN. Self Measurement for Shirts. Printed directions for self-measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of shirts and collars sent free everywhere. These rules are so easy to understand that any one can take their own measure. I warrant a perfect fit. The cash can be paid to the Express Company on re-receipt of the goods. Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods, Of fine quality, bought for cash, of the best European Manufacturers, and absolutely sold at Retail in New York at a profit of only Ten per Cent. Send for List of Prices. S. W. H. WARD, from London, 387 Broadway, New York, Between White and Walker Streets. The Trade supplied.

To Consumptives.

THE Advertiser, having been restored to health in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy., after having suffered several years with a severe lung afection, and that dread disease, Consumption—is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire it, he will send a copy of the prescription used (free of charge), with the directions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a SURE CURE for CONSUMPTION, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, &c. The only object of the advertiser in sending the Prescription is to benefit the afflicted, and spread information which he conceives to be invaluable, and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing. Parties wishing the prescription will please address Rev. EDWARD A. WILSON, Williamsburgh, Kings County, New York.

NORTH AMERICA. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE,

Author of "The West Indies and the Spanish Main," "Doctor Thorne," "The Bertrams," "Framley Parsonage," "Castle Richmond," "The Three Clerks," "Orley Farm," &c. Large 12mo, Cloth, 60 cents.

Published by HARPER & BROTHERS, New York.

BEADLE'S MILITARY HANDBOOK.

Embracing the Official Articles of War—U.S. Army Regulations—A Dictionary of Military Terms—Pay List—Rations—Equipments—Courtesies, &c. Price 25 cents. For sale by all Book and News Dealers and Army Sutlers. BEADLE & CO., Publishers, New York.

Summer Clothing.

We offer full assortments of fashionable Summer Suits

FROM

Fine Blue Flannel, Gauze Cassimere,

White and Colored Ducks,

   Gossamer Meltons. Also a great variety of

Boys' Clothing, Bathing Suits, and

   Furnishing Goods,

which we will sell much below what they would now cost to make up.

Devlin & Co.,

Broadway, corner of Grand Street. corner of Warren Street.

AGENTS!—Send for our New Circular of the "Ne plus ultra Prize Packet," Surpassing all others; offered at an unusual low price. We also give a PREMIUM TO AGENTS. $200 a month can easily be made. Address

P. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, New York.

Read this.—Packages containing Paper, Envelopes, Pencils, Pen Holders, Steel Pens, Needles, Buttons, Combs, Darning Needles, Bodkins, Linen Thread, Engravings. Also some article of Jewelry. Price 25c. (Postage 15c.). For particulars send for our new circular. Address JOHN S. ANDREWS, 110 Sudbury Street, Boston, Mass.

TO CONSUMPTIVES.—You will get the Recipe for a sure cure for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, and all lung complaints, by sending to D. Adee, 381 Pearl St., N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it.—It has cured thousands.

HARPER'S  NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

TERMS.

One Copy for one Year .......................$3.00

Two Copies for One Year ....................5.00

Three or more Copies for One Year (each) .................2.00
And an Extra Copy, gratis, for every Club of EIGHT SUBSCRIBERS.

HARPER'S MAGAZINE and HARPER'S WEEKLY, together, one year, $4.00.

HARPER & BROTHERS. PUBLISHERS,

FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

HARPER'S WEEKLY.
Single Copies Six Cents.

WILKIE COLLINS'S New Story, entitled "NO NAME," was commenced in the Number for March 15 (No. 272) of

HARPER'S WEEKLY,
And will be continued from week to week until completed.

TERMS.

One Copy for One Year    $2.50

One Copy for Two Years    4.00

Ten Copies for One Year    18.00

An Extra Copy will be allowed for every Club of TEN SUBSCRIBERS.

HARPER'S MAGAZINE and HARPER'S WEEKLY, together, one year. $4.00.

HARPER'S WEEKLY is electrotyped, and Back Numbers can be had at any time. Vols. I., II., III., IV., and V., for the Years 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, and 1861, of HARPER'S WEEKLY," handsomely bound in Cloth extra, Price   $3.50 each, are now ready, HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

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