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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 12, 1863

We have posted our collection of Harper's Weekly newspapers to this WEB site to enable students to gain a better understanding of the key events of the War. Reading these old papers will take you back in time to a day that the cannons were till firing, and the war was still raging.

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[DECEMBER 12, 1863.

800

IRONICAL.

MRS. COLUMBIA. "There! Perhaps I hav'nt taken the Rebel Kink out of the Old Flag
with this BIGGEST IRON of mine!"

Davis Collamore & Co.,

479 Broadway, below Broome Street.

Are now Opening HOLIDAY GOODS in great VARIETY and of very beautiful styles.

Also DINING, TEA, and TOILET SETS. GLASS WARE, ENGRAVED with CREST or INITIAL.

BLUE CANTON COFFEE CUPS, &c., &c.

CHICKEN EGG DISHES.

Musical Boxes,

$7. WATCHES. $7.

A Beautiful Engraved Gold-Plated Watch, Lever Cap, small size, English Movements, perfect time-keeper. Sent free by mail, in neat case, for only $7. A Solid Silver, same as above, $7. Specially adapted to the ARMY. CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., 38 & 40 Ann Street, N. Y.

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, of Aug. 22, says: "Messrs. NORTON & CO. have combined two very desirable things in a watch — cheapness and reliability. When it is known that for $7 a person can have an excellent timekeeper, there will be greater punctuality in all the affairs of life."

Cared by Bates' Patent Appliances. For Descriptive Pamphlets, &c., address

H. C. L. MEARS, 277 W. 23d Street, N. Y.

The Soldier's Gift

To the Loved One at Home.

We will deliver free of freight charge, at any Express Office East of St. Joseph, Mo., any of our beautiful Albums of the value of $5 or more, that may be ordered by members of the Army or Navy of the United States as Presents to friends at home. We manufacture elegant styles at all prices to $25, and higher.

E. & H. T. ANTHONY,

Manufacturers and Importers,

501 Broadway, N. Y.

Lands. To all Wanting Farms.

LANDS.—TO ALL WANTING FARMS.—Large and thriving settlement, mild and healthful climate, 30 miles south of Philadelphia by railroad. Rich soil, produces large crops, which can now be seen growing. Twenty and fifty acre tracts, at from $15 to $20 per acre, payable within four years. Good business opening for MANUFACTURERS and others, churches, schools, and good society. It is now the most improving place East or West. Hundreds are settling and building. The beauty with which the place is laid out is unsurpassed. Letters answered. Papers containing reports and giving full information will be sent free. Address CHAS. K. LANDIS, Vineland Post Office, Cumberland County, New Jersey.

From Report of Solon Robinson, Agricultural Editor of the Tribune:—It is one of the most extensive fertile tracts, in an almost level position and suitable condition for pleasant farming that we know of this side of the Western prairies.

Learn to Skate in One Hour by using

A GOLD OR SILVER WATCH
And a Gold Chain Free.

NEW STATIONERY PRIZE PACKETS for the Holidays. NEW and SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS to AGENTS. Send for our New Circular.

G. S. HASKINS & CO., 36 Beekman Street, N. Y.

Shults' Onguent, warranted to produce a full set of Whiskers in six weeks, or money refunded. Sent post-paid, for 30 cents. Address C. F. SHULTS, Troy, N. Y.

A Beautiful Complexion, free from Tan,

Pimples and Freckles, may easily be procured by using the "BALM OF THOUSAND FLOWERS." For shaving it is unsurpassed. It is composed of palm oil, honey, and other valuable articles, highly perfumed by its own ingredients, and when used for washing, night and morning, renders the skin soft and white, and free from blemish. Price 50 cents.

The Trade supplied by HOWARD, SANGER & CO., 105 and 107 Chambers Street, N. Y., and for sale by all Druggists.

Amalgam Bells.

Strange Stories of a Detective; or,

Curiosities of Crime,

BY A RETIRED MEMBER OF THE DETECTIVE POLICE.

PRICE 50 CENTS.

Published by   DICK & FITZGERALD,

      No. 18 Ann Street, N. Y.

Copies of the above book sent by mail, to any address, free of postage, on receipt of the price.

The Romance of Western Life,

American Tales, No. 1.

62 Double-Column Octavo Pages.

On the Plains;

OR,

A Race for Life.

A Story of Adventure among the Black Hills.

Price Ten Cents. Complete.

This fine romance, by one of the most eminent and widely popular authors, is overunning with the excitement and novel incidents of hunters' and trappers' experience, and of Indian life and warfare. It is also full of the drollest humor, and has enough of a love story in it to give it a two-fold interest.

So much never before has been given for the price of ten cents. Single copies sent, post-paid, on receipt of price. For sale by all Newsdealers.

SINCLAIR TOUSEY, Publishers' Agent,

No. 121 Nassau Street, New York.

THE

Commences its THIRTEENTH VOLUME with the JANUARY number. Its regular contributors are LONGFELLOW, HAWTHORNE, AGASSIZ, LOWELL, EMERSON, WHITTIER, HOLMES, and other of the

LEADING AMERICAN WRITERS,

and it aims to give its readers each month

The Best Literature

which American talent can furnish.

Subscription, $3.00 per year, postage paid. Liberal Reduction to Clubs. Specimen number gratis on receipt of four cents postage. Address TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston, Mass.

ARMS and LEGS.

Selpho's Patent (established 24 years). These celebrated substitutes for lost limbs can be had ONLY OF

WM. SELPHO & SON, 516 Broadway, N. Y.

FURS.

C. G. GUNTHER & SONS,

FUR WAREHOUSE,

46 Maiden Lane, New York, Importers, Manufacturers, and Shippers of Raw Furs and Skins. Invite attention to their extensive Assortment of Ladies' Furs now on hand.

HOLIDAY GOODS.

Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, 19 Maiden Lane AND 22 John Street, 31 Rue du Chateau d'Eau, Paris, Sands St., Birmingham, England.

French and English Fancy

Goods.

PORCELAIN VASES. MANTEL ORNAMENTS. MARBLE CLOCKS. BRONZES. CAIRO RECEIVERS. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS. ODEUR AND DRESSING CASES. CARVED Wools WORK-BOXES. LIQUER CASES. OPERA GLASSES. FANS. LEATHER BAGS. Also JET AND CORAL JEWELRY, DIAMONDS, WATCHES, &c. MILITARY GOODS—GUNS—PISTOLS—CUTLERY, &c. FINE ENGLISH SKATES. IVORY SLEEVE BUTTONS OR STUDS—Red, White, and Black, engraved with initials, 75c. per pair, will be sent free on receipt of the price by mail. Also of Pearl, $1.00 per set each. For sale by WM. M. WELLING, manufacturer of Ivory goods, 207 Centre St., N. Y., sign of the Golden Elephant.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE

For 30 cts. (coin preferred), magnifying small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

[A CARD.]

The Rev. CHARLES E. KING, formerly Secretary to the London Evangelical Alliance, and recently connected, as resident Minister and Physician, with the Venezuelean Mission, will send Free of Cost the Prescription with which he successfully treated, while in charge of the large Mission Hospital, upward of one hundred cases of CONSUMPTION in the first, second, and third stages.

The remedy is equally adapted to the treatment of Asthma, Catarrh, Bronchitis, and all affections of the Lungs, Throat, and Air-Passages; while it speedily invigorates the enfeebled NERVOUS SYSTEM, and energizes the deranged functions of the Stomach, Liver, and Bowels.

Permission is given to refer to the Presidents and Professors of the several Medical Colleges of the City, and to the Rev. Messrs. ADAMS, POTTER, SAYRES, and VAN BUREN. Address, with stamp, Rev. CHARLES E. KING, Station D, Bible House, New York.

P. S.—I wish publicly to acknowledge the generosity of those publishers who, from a sense of humanity, have given this advertisement gratuitous insertion. Religious papers are earnestly requested to copy.

3,00 dozen pure Roman Scarfs.

Made from the Purest and Softest Silk. These are the most fashionable, elegant, and economical Scarfs ever imported, as they are reversible; one Scarf is as good as two.

They are much worn in Europe by both ladies and gentlemen. Can be worn with either pin or ring.

The whole lot will be retailed at

WHOLESALE PRICES!

$1.50 AND $2 EACH.

A single Scarf sent by mail on receipt of the cash, and six cents for postage. Very fine Gold Plated Scarf Pins or Rings At $1.50 each. S. W. H. WARD, No. 387 Broadway, New York.

ENAMELED WHITE,

Having the appearance and comfort of linen, have been worn in England for the last two years in preference to any other collar, as they are readily cleaned in one minute with a sponge. To Military Men and Travelers they are invaluable. Price $1 each, sent by Post to any part of the Union on receipt of $1.15.

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S. W. H. WARD, Sole Agent for U. S., 387 B'way, N. Y.

FRENCH FLANNEL OVERSHIRTS.

the largest assortment in New York, $2.75, $3, $3.75 each; all cut one yard long.

A single Shirt sent by mail on receipt of the cost. The cost of postage most be enclosed—63 cents for each Shirt. Send the size of your neck.

ENGLISH MERINO UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS, $2, $2.25, and $2.50. SCOTCH LAMB'S WOOL UNDERSHIRTS AND DRAWERS. ALSO, FINE WHITE SHIRTS MADE TO MEASURE AT $24, $30, $36, AND $42 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.

The Cash can be paid to Express company on receipt of goods.

S. W. H. WARD, . No. 387 Broadway, New York.

Fogg's Double-Action Patent Lever

SKATE BUCKLE,

Manufactured and for sale on Straps, at wholesale, by F. STEVENS, Manufacturer of Skates, Straps, and Leather Goods, 215 Pearl St., New York, 68 Kilby St., Boston.

BILLIARD BALLS.

Patent compressed Ivory Billiard Balls, 2 1/2 and 2 3/8 in., $10 per set. 2 in. Bagatelle, $5 per set. 1 3/4 in. Bagatelle, $6 per set, will be sent on receipt of the price. Manufactured and for sale by WM. M. WELLING, 207 Centre St., New York, sign of the Golden Elephant.

FISK & HATCH.

Bankers and Dealers in Government Securities,
AND

AGENTS FOR THE UNITED STATES
FIVE-TWENTY LOAN,
No. 38 Wall Street, New Yolk.

$15 Per Day Easy $15
And a Watch Free.

Employment for everybody, male and female. 100,000 men, women, and children wanted to act as our Agents in every Town and Village throughout the U. S. to sell our immensely popular, unexcelled, and valuable extra large size PRIZE STATIONERY, RECIPES, and YANKEE NOTION PACKAGES, containing fine Writing Materials, such as Paper, Pens, Pencils, Envelopes, Blotters, Beautiful Emblems, Ladies' Fashion Plates, Designs for Needlework, Cottage Keepsakes, Household Companions, Camp Companions (for Soldiers), Parlor Amusements, Letter Writer's Guide, Medical Preparations, Many Ways to Get Rich, Likenesses of Military Heroes, Union Designs, Gents' Pocket Calendars for 1863, YANKEE NOTIONS of all kinds, rich and costly Presents of Fashionable Jewelry, Rare Recipes, Games, Army Advice, &c., &c., &c, the whole worth, if bought separately, many dollars. Price each Package ONLY 25 cents retail. Wholesale rates to Agent a very low, from 100 TO 200 PER CENT. PROFIT ALLOWED. Our Packages stand same as ever, alone, and above all competitors, and have long been acknowledged as the leading and only real valuable and standard Articles of the kind now manufactured. Packages of all descriptions put up by the 1000 for Sutlers, Peddlers, Wholesale Dealers, &c. Goods sent by Express safe to ALL PARTS of the army South or Southwest. A SPLENDID SOLID SILVER WATCH, ENGLISH MOVEMENTS, and correct timepiece, presented FREE to each person who acts as our agent. Send for our NEW Circulars, containing Extra Premium Inducements, sent free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau St., N. Y. The Great Original, Largest, and oldest Prize Package House in the World.

$35 WATCHES. $35

Genuine Full-Jeweled American Lever Watches, in 4 Ounce Coin Silver Hunting Cases, Gold Joints, for $35.

Also every variety of good Watches at equally low rates. All orders from the Army must be pre-paid, as the Express Companies will not take bills for collection on soldiers.

J. L. FERGUSON, Importer of Watches.

208 Broadway New York.

FINE DRESS

SHIRTS

TO ORDER

UNRIVALED

In Manufacture,

Fitting, and Material.

At UNION ADAMS,

No. 637 Broadway

Remington's

Approved by the Government.

Warranted superior to any other Pistol of the kind. Also Pocket and Belt Revolvers. Sold by the Trade generally.

E. REMINGTON & SONS,

Ilion, N. Y.

GOLD PENS AND CASES.

Retailed at wholesale prices. 14 kt. Gold Pen, Solid Silver Case, $1.50, warranted for one year, guarantee accompanying each Pen. Send for a circular. Pens re-pointed on receipt of 35 cents.

E. S. JOHNSON, 15 Maiden Lane, N. Y.

MUNN & CO.,

Solicitors of American and Foreign Patents,

And Publishers of the ILLUSTRATED SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, 37 Park Row, N. Y. Pamphlets of information concerning Patents, FREE. Specimens of the Paper, FREE.

The only enameled "Turn-over" Collar made in metals. Send $1 for a "Turn-over" or 75 cents for a "Choker," to Box 5173, and receive it by return mail. American enameled Metallic Collar Co., 94 Pine St., N. Y.

AGENTS WANTED.—$2 positively made from 20 cts. urgently needed by every person. Call and examine, or ten samples sent free by mail for 20 cts.; retails for $2, by R. L. WOLCOTT, 170 Chatham Square, N. Y.

A Household Word.—Buy your Housekeeping Articles at BASSFORD'S, Cooper Institute, New York.

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