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Civil War Harper's Weekly, September 6, 1862

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[SEPTEMBER 6, 1862.



"The Report of the Secretary of the Treasury will exhibit in detail the operations of that department. It will be seen with satisfaction that the credit of the government securities remains unimpaired, and that this credit is fully justified by the comparatively small amount of accumulated debt, notwithstanding the magnitude of our military operations.—(Extract .from JEFF DAVIS'S Message.)

HORACE GREELEY. "Mr. President, 'do you propose to ignore, disregard, and in effect defy' these twenty millions here present,
whom I command?"


Extra to Agents.

All who sell our great and unequaled Prize Packages receive from us as a free present, a

Superb Watch,

Warranted as a Time-Keeper, handsomely ornamented, and of finished workmanship. No inducement of the kind was ever offered to Agents. Our Packages have become Standard Articles, and sell rapidly. Their contents are more valuable, more numerous, and of greater variety than any other. Send for Circular. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y., the largest and oldest Prize Package House in the world.

AGENTS!—WE offer you the

"Ne Plus Ultra Prize Package."

Also, all other GIFT and STATIONERY PACKETS at unprecedented low pries,. We do NOT give a


to all who deal with us; but we sell our goods at prices which enable you to realize enormous profits. Besides, we give a PREMIUM in articles which will bring CASH. The contents of our Packages surpass all others in quantity and quality. Full particulars in circulars mailed free. G. S. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman St., N. Y. City.

French and English Institute,

FOR YOUNG GENTLEMEN, 48 and 50 East 24th Street. Boarding and Day School. Pupils prepared for West-point, the Navy School, College, and Business. A pupil can enter when' six years of age, and remain till he is 20. The Prospectus contains the names of the pupils and their parents for the last seven years. Lessons resumed on SEPTEMBER 16th. ELIE CHARLIER, Director.

A Railroad Time-keeper,

With every 100 Prize Packages, the Largest and Best Prize Packages sold, contains 50 New and Valuable Articles. We give to each Agent a good Watch, our Packages contain 24 Sheets of Paper and 24 Envelopes (4 kinds), and other articles. Send for circular. W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N Y

AGENTS WANTED—MALE AND FEMALE—to sell new and valuable styles of PRIZE AND STATIONERY PACKAGES, affording Agents from 100 to 300 per cent. profit, or from

$10 to $20 per day with ease.

The best Packages and largest inducements. Send for Circulars.   C. M. DUNN & CO., 118 Nassau Street.

Attention Masons and Soldiers.

Head-Quarters for all in want of Jewelry. Agents wanted in every Regiment and Town in the country. I will send (as sample) a handsome GOLD MASONIC PIN or RING, or Plated VEST CHAIN, or fine Gold Pen and Pencil, or Engraved Locket, or ENGRAVED BRACELET, or Neck Chain, or a beautiful sett of Jewelry, on the receipt of $1, together with my wholesale Circular. C. P. GIRTON, Manufacturing Jeweler, 208 Broadway.

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.


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.

GOLD PENS AND HOLDERS at prices to suit the times. Retailed at wholesale prices. Gold Pens, Solid Silver Extension Cases, at $1, $1.50, $1.75, $2.25, $2.75 each, according to the size. Warranted to last 5 years. Gold Pens re-pointed equal to new on the receipt of 25 cents in stamps. Agents wanted in every regiment. Orders by mail promptly attended to. Send for a circular, giving full list of prices and engravings of the pens. E. S. JOHNSON.    Manufactory and Office 15 Maiden Lane, (Established 1845.)  New York City.

Pensions, Bounties, Pack Pay, and other claims against the Government promptly collected by SOMES & BROWN, Offices, No. 2 Park Place. N. Y.  476 7th St., Washington.

Call or send for Circulars, with references, &c.

PHOTOGRAFHS may be colored by any person in an elegant style by the use of NEWTON'S Albumen colors. For circular of information address J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston,  Sole Agents for United States.

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


For 28 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.


Retailed at Wholesale Prices. Made to Measure at $18, $24, and $27

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. French Flannel Army Shirts,

$18, $24, and $30 per Dozen. S. W. H. WARD, from LONDON, NO. 387 BROADWAY, Between White and Walker Streets. Trade supplied.



Have Just Published:

ABEL DRAKE'S WIFE. A Novel. By JOHN SAUNDERS, Author of "The Shadow in the House," &c. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. 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. OLIVE BLAKE'S GOOD WORK. A Novel. By JOHN SAUNDERS, Author of "The Shadow in the House," &c. 8vo, Paper, 25 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. COLLORD'S LATIN ACCIDENCE. Latin Accidence and Primary Lesson Look; containing a Full Exhibition of the Forms of Words, and First Lessons in Reading. By GEORFE W. COLLORD. A.M., Professor of Latin and Greek in the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute. 12mo, Sheep, $1.00. HARPER'S HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN EUROPE AND THE EAST: Being a Guide through France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Russia, Denmark. Sweden, Spain, and Great Britain and Ireland. By W. PEMBROKE FETRIDGE. With a Map embracing Colored Routes of Travel in the above Countries. Large 12mo, Cloth, $2.75; Leather, $3.00; Half Calf, $3.50; Roan with Tucks (for the Traveller's Pocket), $3.50. CAPTAIN BURTON'S CITY OF THE SAINTS. The City of the Saints; and across the Rocky Mountains to California. By Captain RICHARD F. BURTON, Fellow and Gold Medalist of the Royal Geographical Societies of France and England; H. M. Consul in West Africa; Author of "The Lake Regions of Central Africa." With Maps and numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Muslin, $3.00. THE LAST OF THE MORTIMERS. A Story in Two Voices. By the Author of "Margaret Maitland," "The House on the Moor," "The Days of My Life," "The Laird of Norlaw," &c., &c. 12mo, muslin, $1.00. CONSIDERATIONS ON REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. By JOHN STUART MILL, Author of a "System of Logic." 12mo, Cloth, $1.00. THE STRUGGLES OF BROWN, JONES, AND ROBINSON. By One of the Firm. A Novel. By ANTHONY TROLLOPE, Author of "North America," "Framley Parsonage," "The Bertrams," "Dr. Thorne," "Castle Richmond," "The Three Clerks," &c. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. PRIMARY OBJECT LESSONS for a Graduated Course of Development. A Manual for Teachers and Parents, with Lessons for the Proper Training of the Faculties of Children. By N. A. CALKINS. Illustrations. 12mo, Muslin, $1.00. GIESELER'S CHURCH HISTORY. A Text-Book of Church History. By DR. JOHN C. L. GIESELER. 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, $3.00. A STRANGE STORY. A Novel. By Sir E. BULWER LYTTON, Bart., Author of "What will He do with It?" "My Novel," "The Caxtons," "Pelham," &c., &c. Illustrated by American Artists. 8vo, Paper, 25 cents. 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., Author of "The Rise of the Dutch Republic." New Edition. 2 vols. 8vo, Muslin, $4.00; Sheep, $4.50; Half Calf, $6.00. DU CHAILLU'S EQUATORIAL AFRICA. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa: with Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chase of the Gorilla, the Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other Animals. By PAUL B. DU CHAILLU. With numerous Illustrations. 8vo, Muslin, $3.00. (Uniform with Livingstone, Barth, and Burton.) TRUMPS. A Novel. By GEO. WM. CURTIS. Illustrated by HOPPIN. 12mo, Muslin, $1.50. Harper & Brothers will send either of the above Works by Mail, postage prepaid (for any distance in the United States under 1500 miles), our receipt of the Price. HARPER'S CATALOGUE may be obtained gratuitously on application to the Publishers personally, or by letter enclosing six cents in Postage Stamps.

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