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Civil War Harper's Weekly, August 16, 1862

Welcome to our online archive of Harper's Weekly newspapers from the Civil War. This important archive allows you to "drill down" and study the Civil War in a level of detail never before possible. This collection documents the key events of the conflict.

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[AUGUST 16, 1862.

528

PATRIOTIC BOY. "It's a Fire in the First; but lie still Daddy, we'll attend to that. You may be required for the War!"

HORRIFIED HUSBAND. "What! My Wife—gone!! Did you say GONE?"

WAITER. "Yes, Sar. She say she's gone Nuss-ing to Fortress Munroe—and she tole me to rub up your Regimentals, 'case you wanted to follow her."

A CONSISTENT NEGROPHOBIST

DROWNING GENTLEMAN. "Take that Rope away, you darned Nigger! What decent White Man, do you suppose, is going to allow himself to be saved by a confounded Nig — " (Goes down, consistent to the last.)

ADVERTISEMENTS.

Authenticated by the Official Copy.
Citizen's Standard (Dime) Edition.
THE NEW NATIONAL TAX LAW.

GET THE BEST.   LARGE TYPE. WITH PARAGRAPH HEAD-LINES AND INDEX.

Every body must have a copy—every manufacturer, every merchant, every mechanic, and every farmer. Compare it with other editions, and none other will be taken.

Price Ten Cents. For sale by all News Dealers. AGENTS WANTED

to sell this edition. It has already had an immense sale in the great seaboard cities, and agents have made from ten to fifteen dollars per day in its sale. Sample copies sent, post-paid, on receipt of ten cents. Address or call upon

BEADLE & CO., Publishers, New York.

JUST OUT.

The last and best edition of the NATIONAL TAX AND TARIFF LAWS combined. A neat little book got up in good style. Remember that this is the latest edition published.   $2.50 per hundred to agents.

W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

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,

259 Canal Street, near Broadway, New York.

AGENTS! YOU MUST KNOW

The reason why our Prize Packages sell so well is because we have the largest and best Prize Packages sold for 25 cents. We sell our Packages 30% per cent. cheaper than any other firm. Our Agents in the country are making $12.00 per day. Our Packages contain 24 sheets of Paper, 24 Envelopes (4 different kinds), besides Pencils, Pen-Holders, Steel Pens, Blotting Pads, Games, Recipes, and a Mirror of Fashions for Ladies. We want Agents everywhere. Send for Circulars. W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York.

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

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE

For 28cts. (in silver) Magnifing small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, &c., Wounded, or WIDOWS and CHILDREN of those killed in the present war, or died from wounds or sickness incurred from service therein, can have their Pensions, Bounties, Back Pay, &c., by calling upon or addressing

SOMES & BROWN, Solicitors for Pensioners, &c., Office No. 2 Park Place, under Broadway Bank, New York City, and corner 7th and F Streets, Washington, D. C.

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.

THE NEW NATIONAL TAX AND TARIFF LAWS COMBINED. PRICE ONLY 5 CENTS. Only Book published containing those two importaut Laws. Wholesale $2.50 per hundred. Single copies by mail 5 cents. Agents wanted. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., Publishers, 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

U.S. Passports!

On and after Sept. 1, a Government Tax of $3.00 must be paid by all who take out Passports. It is advisable, therefore, for all who anticipate going abroad within the next few years, to take them out before Sept. 1st, 1862.

A Passport Prospectus will be sent, free, by applying to

   W. P. FETRIDGE,

Passport Department,

Care HARPER & BROTHERS,

New York.

Van Anden's One Dollar

Portable Copying Pres.

Is a good thing. Sent free by mail. HANNAH & Co., Sole Proprietors, 29 Cliff Street, New York.

Competition Impossible.

Commercial Travelers, Attention!!

We now add (gratis) to our GREAT PORTFOLIO PACKAGE, one copy of the NEW TAX LAW. Prices same as formerly. See Advertisement inside.

   WEIR & CO., Philadelphia. A

AGENTS!—Now Ready, the

"Ne Plus Ultra Prize Package!" Surpassing all others in quantity and quality of contents. PREMIUM TO AGENTS, doubling their profits.. Send for our NEW circular.

      "The National Tax Law,"

   full and correct, $2.50 per 100.

P. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beeeman St., New York.

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 affection, 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.

WATCHES

GIVEN AWAY!!!

We are now giving WATCHES to all who sell OUR STATIONERY PACKAGES. We are determined to give better articles, and more of them, at a less price than any other firm.

Great Inducements.

Send stamp for our new circular.

WEIR & CO., 34 South Third Street,

Philadelphia, Pa.

AGENTS AND THOSE OUT OF EMPLOYMENT

CAN MAKE $15 PER DAY EASY, BESIDES RECEIVING FROM US A PRIZE FOR THEMSELVES, by 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.

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 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 aml Walker Streets. The Trade supplied.

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 WEEKLY.
Single Copies Six Cents.

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 & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

   FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

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