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Robert E. Lee Portrait
"The Union is gone forever, and
no serious attempt will be made by the North to save it."—(See RUSSEL'S
Correspondence, April, 1861.)
"General Bankruptcy is
inevitable, and Agrarian and Socialist Riots may be expected pretty soon."—(See
RUSSEL'S Correspondence, August, 1861.)
"If the Government wished to
Surrender MASON and SLIDELL, the Mob would not
allow it."—(See RUSSEL'S Correspondence, December, 1861.)
Mr. SEWARD will refuse, on the part of his
Government, to Surrender
MASON and SLIDELL and their Secretaries."—(See
RUSSELL'S Correspondence, December 23, 1861.)
"The Fate of the American Government will be Sealed if January passes
without some Great Victory."—(See RUSSEL'S Correspondence, January, 1862.)
Books for Schools and Families.
Sent, post-paid, on receipt of
Ten Cents each. Liberal reduction to Teachers and Agents. For sale by all News
and Book Dealers. Address
BEADLE & CO., Publishers, New
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
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, NEWCASTLE BI CARB. SODA, CAUSTIC SODA, SAL SODA, CM.
TARTAR Crystals, TARTARIC ACID, &c. Also in Store, Pot and Pearl Ashes, Soap
Powder, Pot Ash 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.
For FARMERS, MILLERS, and OTHERS.
Also ANTI-FRICTION HORSE POWERS. These Mills and Powers took TEN FIRST PREMIUMS
at Western State Fairs in 1861, and are superior to all others. Agents wanted in
every county. State, County, and Shop Rights for sale. Send stamp for
illustrated circulars to BENNET BROTHERS, 42 Greene St., New York.
A Beautiful Little Microscope !
MAGNIFYING 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.
SOLDIERS' VALENTINE PACKET.
Price 50 cents.
For St. Valentine's Day, 1862.
1 superb Valentine retail
price 25 cents
1 elegant embossed Envelope " 3
1 elegant embossed Valentine " 6
1 white plain Envelope " 1
3 comic Valentines " 9
3 white Envelopes 2 cents
1 beautiful Valentine Card in fancy
envelope .............................................." 6 cents
Published by M. T. COZANS, 122 Nassau St., N. Y.
SENT BY EXPRESS
Wholesale Prices, Made to Measure at
$18 per doz.
OR SIX FOR NINE DOLLARS,
MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN,
With fine Linen Bosoms, and warrranted as good a Shirt
as said in the retail stores at $2.50 each.
ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE
MADE AT $2 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 1/2c. per yd.
7 yards of fine Linen, at 50c. per yard
Making and cutting 6.00
Laundry, $1 ; buttons and cotton, 50c
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
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. If the goods are not as represented, you are at liberty to
S. W. H. WARD, from London,
387 Broadway, up stairs,
Between White and Walker Streets, NEW YORK.
Full instructions, by which any person can master the art of Ventriloquism sent
by mail for 25 cents. Address
J, F. JAGGERS, Calhoun, Illinois.
We have this day purchased the right and title of Granville's Improved Portable
Writing Desk and Checker Board
combined, furnished complete with Stationery and Stationery Articles, Set
of Checkers, and an elegant Gift of Jewelry, all of which we guarantee to be
of a much superior article
and larger quantity than is contained in any Desk or Stationery Package
manufactured. The Desk is far more durable and better finished than any
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for Prize Stationery Packages. They will retail for twice as much as any Prize
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For further particulars, address
J. W. YALE,
Proprietor Metropolitan Gift Book Store, Syracuse, N. Y.
Agents and Soldiers mark This!
The most valuable, POPULAR, and PAYING novelties of
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Granville's Improved Gift Writing Desks, the "Union
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Send for Circular and be convinced
Address Box 362, Syracuse, N. Y.
WEDDINGS supplied with the new style
of Marriage Cards and Envelopes, by A. DEMAREST, Engraver, 182 Broadway.
Samples by mail.
THE WIDE WORLD!
Published weekly in Boston. Racy, spirited, abounding in Stories, Essays,
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smart, genial, and companionable. Sold by all News Dealers. 4 cents.
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WM. H. GREGG & CO., Proprietors. MORGAN & ALLEN, General , Agents, No. 46 Cliff
Street, New York.
NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.
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
HARPER'S MAGAZINE and
one year, $4.00.
Clergymen and Teachers supplied at the lowest CLUB RATES.
HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.
HARPER & BROTHERS,
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK,
Have Just Published :
PRACTICAL CHRISTIANITY. A Treatise specially designed for Young Men. By JOHN S.
C. ABBOTT, Author of "The Mother at Home," "The Child at Home," "Life of
Napoleon," "Napoleon at St. Helena," "History of the French Revolution," &c.
16mo, Muslin, 60 cents.
PILGRIMS OF FASHION. A Novel. By KINAHAN CORNWALLIS. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00.
MAYHEW'S BEN FRANKLIN. Young Benjamin Franklin; or, The Right Road through Life.
A Story to Show how Benjamin learned the Principles which raised him from a
Printer's Boy to the first Ambassador of the American Republic. A Boy's Book on
a Boy's own Subject. By HENRY MAYHEW, Author of "The Peasant-Boy Philosopher,"
"The Wonders of Science; or, Young Humphrey Davy," &c., &c. With Illustrations
by JOHN GILBERT. 16mo, Muslin, 75 cents.
STREAKS OF LIGHT; or, Fifty-Two Facts from the Bible for Fifty-Two Sundays of
the Year. By the Author of "Peep of Day," "Line upon Line," "Reading without
Tears," and "More about Jesus." Illustrations. 16mo, Muslin gilt, 60 cents.
GIESELER'S CHURCH HISTORY. A Text-Book of Church History. By Dr. JOHN C. L.
Translated and Edited by Rev. HENRY B. SMITH, D.D., Professor in the Union
Theological Seminary, New York. Vol. IV.—1517-1648. The Reformation and its
Results to the Peace of Westphalia. 8vo, Muslin, $2.00; Sheep, $2.25; Half Calf,
NOTICE TO QUIT. A Novel. By W. G. WILLS, Author of "Life's Foreshadowings." 8vo,
Paper, 50 cents.
THE OKAVANGO RIVER: A Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure. By.
CHARLES JOHN ANDERSSON, Author of "Lake Ngami." With Steel Portrait of the
Author, numerous Wood-cuts, and a Map (not contained in the English Edition),
showing the Regions explored by Andersson, Cumming, Livingstone, and Du Chaillu.
8vo, Muslin, $2.00; Half Calf, $3.00.
IDA PFEIFFER'S LAST TRAVELS AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY. The Last Travels of Ida Pfeiffer:
inclusive of a Visit to Madagascar. With an Autobiographical Memoir of the
Author. Translated by H. W. DULCKEN. Steel Portrait. 12mo, Muslin, $1.25.
(Uniform with Ida Pfeiffer's "Second Journey Round the World.")
THE SILVER CORD. A Novel. By SHIRLEY BROOKS. Illustrated. (Uniform with Wilkie
Collins's "Woman in White.") 8vo, Paper, 75 cents; Muslin, $1.00.
LIFE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC. Life and Adventure in the South Pacific. By a ROVING
PRINTER. Illustrations. 12mo, Muslin, $1.25.
THE HOUSE ON THE MOOR. A Novel. By the Author of "Margaret Maitland," " The
Laird of Norlaw," "The Days of My Life," &c. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00.
FARADAY'S CHEMICAL HISTORY OF A CANDLE.
The Chemical History of a Candle. A Course of Six Lectures on the Chemical
History of a Candle, to which is added a Lecture on Platinum. By MICHAEL
FARADAY, D.C.L., F.R.S. With numerous Illustrations. 16mo, Muslin, 50 cents.
Sent by Mail, postage prepaid, on receipt of price.