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Civil War Harper's Weekly, February 8, 1862

We have posted our entire collection of Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. These newspapers are formatted so that they look just like the original page. They contain a wealth of resources to help you develop a more in depth understanding of the Civil War. We hope you find this extensive archive useful in your research and study.

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[FEBRUARY 8, 1862.


THE SICK WOMAN OF MEXICO.-JOHN BULL. " Say, Missus ! me and these other Gents 'ave come to Nurse you a bit."


"At this moment we find ourselves in the face of superior forces wherever we look, whether to the North, the East, or the West, or the South itself. Generals JOSEPH JOHNSTON and BEAUREGARD are held by McCLELLAN on the Potomac as in a vice."-Richmond Examiner, January 16.

Thomas Andrews &, Co.,


SALAERATUS, BI-CARB. SODA, and SAL SODA, at our CHEMICAL WORKS, Jersey City, the largest of the kind in the Union. Our qualities are unexcelled. Also at the EXCELSIOR STEAM MILLS,

Andrews' Yeast Powder,

the most reliable article for the immediate raising of Bread, Tea-Biscuits, &c.

Perfectly Pure Cream Tartar,

powdered in our own mills, the surest guarantee of its purity. For sale in any style. A large stock of imported chemicals :—SODA ASH, NEW-CASTLE BI.-CARB. SODA, CAUSTIC SODA, SAL SODA, CM. TARTAR Crystals, TARTARIC ACID, &c. Also in Store, Pot and Pearl Ashes, Soap Powder, Pot Ashes in tins, Concentrated Lye, Saltpetre, Rice, Flour, &c.

When buying from " first hands," send an order to THOMAS ANDREWS & CO.,

136 and 138 Cedar Street, near West, N. Y.

A Beautiful Little Microscope !

SMALL OBJECTS 500 TIMES, will be mailed to any address on receipt of 25c. in silver, and one 3c. stamp. FIVE of DIFFERENT POWERS, free of postage, $1. Address F. C. BOWEN, Lock Box 220, Boston, Mass.

1,000,000 BARRELS OP THE LODI MAN'G CO.'S POUDRETTE. For sale by JAMES T. FOSTER, No. 66 Courtlaudt Street, New York.

The article is the CHEAPEST, BEST, and MOST POWERFUL fertilizer offered in market. It ripens crops from two to three weeks earlier, is not dangerous to use, nor exhausting to the soil. It has no equal in gardens, and upon lawns, flowers, and grass land, and more particularly on the corn crop. The SAVING OF LABOR pays for the Poudrette. BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. None genuine but Lodi Manufacturing Co.'s Brand, No. 66 Courtlandt Street. The Co.'s Almanac for 1862, with the experience of Horace Greeley, Daniel Webster, and over 100 farmers in different States, will be sent free to any one applying for the same.

Address   JAMES T. FOSTER,

Care of Lodi Manufacturing Co.,

No. 65 Courtlandt Street, New York.

CONSTITUTION WATER. The only known Remedy for DIABETES, IRRITATION OF THE NECK OF THE BLADDER, Inflammation of the Kidneys, and Catarrh of the Bladder, Stranguary, and Burning, or Painful Urinating. Stone in the Bladder, Calculus, Gravel, Brick-Dust Deposit. For sale by all Druggists. Price $1.

WM. H. GREGG & CO., Proprietors. MORGAN & ALLEN, General Agents, No. 46 Cliff Street, New York.

WEDDINGS supplied with the new style of Marriage Cards and Envelopes, by A. DEMAREST, Engraver, 182 Broadway. Samples by mail.

ASTOUNDING !— $100 per Month salary,

and all expenses paid. A New Article. Every Family and every Soldier must have it. Retail price, $1. For conditions of Agency address, with stamps, A. C. BALLOU & SON, Haverhill, Mass. Samples furnished by mail to applicants for Agencies for 28 cents in postage stamps.


Published weekly in Boston. Racy, spirited, abounding in Stories, Essays, Editorials, Fun, Poetry, Receipts, and General Intelligence. Always bright, smart, genial, and companionable. Sold by all News Dealers. 4 cents.


Retailed at Wholesale Prices, Made to Measure at $18 per doz.


With fine Linen Bosoms, and warrranted as good a Shirt
as sold in the retail stores at $2.50 each.


P. S.—Those who think I can not make a good Shirt for $18 per dozen are mistaken. Here's the cost of one dozen $18 fine shirts.

30 yards of New York Mills Muslin at 14 1/2 c. per yd. $4.35

7 yards of fine Linen, at 50c. per yard    3.50

Making and cutting   6.00

Laundry, $1 ; buttons and cotton, 50c    1.50

Profit    2.65

Total             $18.00

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.

The Express Company have orders to allow all parties to examine the goods before paying for them. It the goods are not as represented, you are at liberty to return them.

S. W. H. WARD, from London,
387 Broadway, up stairs, Between White and Walker Streets, NEW YORK.


Have Just Published:
Pilgrims of Fashion.

A Novel. By KINAHAN CORNWALLIS. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00.

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

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