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Civil War Harper's Weekly, December 10, 1864

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[DECEMBER 10, 1864.



CHIVALRIC SOUTHERNER. "Here! you mean, inferior, degraded Chattel, jest kitch holt of one of them 'ere muskits, and conquer my freedom for me !"

CHATTEL. "Well, dunno, Massa; guess you'd better not be free: you know, Massa, slave folks is deal happier than free folks."


Bankers and Dealers in Government

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

Davis Collamore Co.,

479 Broadway, below Broome St.,


$10 to $20 a Day. Agents wanted, on commission or a salary, to sell Wilson's $18 ("Lock-Stitch") Family Sewing Machine. For particulars, inclose stamp, and address MATHER & WILSON, Cleveland, Ohio.

Calenbers & Vaupel's


99 and 101 Bleecker Street, 2d block West of Broadway.
Warranted for Six Years.


Over 2000 Things Worth Knowing!

Sent post-paid for 25 cents ; Soldier's Edition, 30 cents. Address " UNION BOOK ASSOCIATION," Syracuse, N. Y.

A Splendid Present.

Harper's Illuminated and Pictorial


Including the Apocrypha. Superbly embellished by over Sixteen Hundred Illustrations, exquisitely engraved by Adams, after Designs by Chapman, exclusive of a Series of Rich Illuminations in Colors, comprising Frontispieces, Presentation Plate, Family Record, Title-Page, &c. The whole forming a sumptuous Folio Volume.

PRICES.—Morocco, gilt edges, beveled and paneled sides, $35 00; Morocco extra, gilt edges, $32 00.

HARPER & BROTHERS, Publishers, New York.

For sale by A. WILLIAMS & Co., Boston: SMITH, ENGLISH & Co., Philadelphia; CUSHINGS & BAILEY, Baltimore; FRANCK TAYLOR, Washington; J. B. COBB & Co., Cleveland; ROBERT CLARKE & Co., Cincinnati; KEITH & WOODS, St. Louis; S. C. GRIGGS & Co., Chicago; A. ROMAN & Co. and H. H. BANCROFT & Co., San Francisco; DAWSON & BROTHERS, Montreal.

Martel's Great Picture OF


Now on exhibition and for sale at Messer. BALL, BLACK & CO.'S, TIFFANY & CO.'S, APPLETON & CO.'S, WM. SCHAUS, and WILLIAMS & STEVENS, this city, sent to any part of the world on receipt of price (six dollars), or by express, C. 0. D. (Address) CENTRAL PARK PUBLISHING CO., 720 Broadway, New York.

(First-Class Local Agents Wanted every where.)


NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 1864. Having bought the Wholesale and Retail BOOT AND SHOE establishment of Mr. Edwin A. Brooks, No. 150 Fulton Street (where I have been employed for the past eleven years), I desire to inform my friends and the public in general that I shall continue the business on a strictly ONE-PRICE system.

Believing that the business can be conducted on the principle, of truth and justice, I have given instructions to all persons in my employ never to misrepresent any article that may be offered for sale.

It is my intention to manufacture and keep on hand a superior quality of goods, at prices from 3 to 15 per cent. less than heretofore, and a still further reduction will be made as soon as the market will admit.

Yours respectfully, C. C. RICHMOND. N.B.—The foreman and employes of the former business remain with me. REFERENCES—(By Permission). Rev. THEO. L. CUYLER, Brooklyn. E. D. MORGAN, Ex-Governor of New York. GEO. W. PLATT, No. 20 Maiden Lane. E. H. CHAPIN, D.D., No. 14 E. Thirty-third Street. Messrs. RANDEL & BAREMORE, No. 58 Nassau St. A. N. LITTLEJOHN, D.D., Brooklyn, and others.

Just Published: A NEW BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, entitled THE IRVINGTON STORIES, SUITABLE for YOUNG AMERICA and his SISTERS. Containing Five Exquisite Illustrations, drawn on wood, expressly for this Work, by F. O. C. BARLEY, the best Designer in America. Large 16mo, 260 pages, beveled binding. Price $1 50. For sale by all Booksellers, or sent, post-paid, on receipt of price, by JAMES O'KANE, Publisher, No. 126 Nassau Street, New York.


Pins, Ear-Rings, and Cuff-Muttons.
Latest styles, $5 00 per Set. Gilt Belt Buckles, $3 00. Sent free on receipt of price. WM. M. WELLING, 571 Broadway (sign of the Golden Elephant).

CARPET WARP. Tobacco Twine, Twines and Paper. H. A. HARVEY, 84 Maiden Lane,N.Y.

"Self-adjusting," enameled white, $3 to $9 per doz. Specimens mailed on receipt of Price" and " Size:" 30 cts., 50 cts.. 75 cts. Snow-white, $1 ; illusion-stitched, $1 25; suitable tie., $1. Gent's steel cuffs, $2 50; ladies', $150; collars, $2. JEANERET, 78 Nassau Street, New York.

A CARD. JOAN N. GENIN, in view of the immediate advent of the Fur Season, would draw the attention of the Fashionable world and the public to his extensive stock of LADIES' AND MISSES' FURS, and to the MODERATE PRICES which he has determined to affix to them. The assortment, manufactured expressly for the approaching season, comprises the popular Fancy Furs of the day, together with many superb sets of Royal Ermine, and Russian and Hudson Bay Sable. The stock of Sleigh-Robes, besides the usual variety, includes magnificent specimens of Arctic Fox Robes, white as the polar snow, and of ample dimensions; also Ladies' Fur Hoods and Foot-Muffs; Gentlemen's Fur Collars and Gloves. The entire exposition, which is now complete, is remarkable for its variety and beauty. JOHN N. GENIN, No. 513 Broadway, St. Nicholas Hotel.

Drums and Trumpets. FLUTES, VIOLINS, GUITARS, and musical instruments of every description. Send stamp for price list. Silk violin strings, 25c., mailed. Frederick Blume, 208 Bowery.

GOLD PENS. We will send to any address, on receipt of the following prices, one of our first-quality, 14-carat, warranted (diamond-pointed) GOLD PENS and silver ebony Desk Holders, and morocco case, or silver-plated extension case: No. 3. Large Pen and Holder    $150 No. 4. Commercial Pen and Holder    2 35 No. 5. Engrossing Bank Pen and holder   3 20 No. 6. Mammoth Pen and Holder    4 00
Send a stamp for our circular of engravings of all our new styles, and giving exact sizes and prices. Pens re-pointed for 50 cents. Address AMERICAN GOLD PEN CO., 200 Broadway, N. Y.

HOWARD ASSOCIATION, PHILADELPHIA, PA. Medical and Surgical Report sent free of charge. Dr. J. SKILLIN HOUGHTON, Acting Surgeon.

E. & H. T. ANTHONY & CO.,
Manufacturers of Photographic Materials, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL


In addition to our main business of PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, we are Headqarters for the following, viz: STEREOSCOPES & STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS, Of these we have an immense assortment, including War Scenes American and Foreign Cities and Landscapes, Groups, Statuary etc., etc. Also, Revolving Stereoscopes, for public or private exhibition. Our Catalogue will be sent to any address on receipt of Stamp.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS, We were the first to introduce these into the United States, and we manufacture immense quantities in great variety, ranging in price from 50 cents to $50 each. Our ALBUMS have the reputation of being superior in beauty and durability to any others. They will be sent by mail, FREE, on receipt of price.

FINE ALBUMS MADE TO ORDER CARD PHOTOGRAPHS. Our Catalogue now embraces over FIVE THOUSAND different subjects to which additions are continually being made of Portraits of Eminent Americans, etc., viz: about 100 Major-Generals, 100 Lieut.-Colonels, 550 Statesmen, 200 Brig.-Generals, 250 Other Officers, 130 Divines, 275 Colonels,   75 Navy Officers, 125 Authors, 40 Artists,   125 Stage,   50 Prominent Women, 3,000 Copies of Works of Art. including reproductions of the most celebrated Engravings, Paintings, Statues, etc. Catalogues sent on receipt of Stamp. An order for One Dozen PICTURES from our Catalogue will be filled on the receipt of $1.80, and sent by mail, FREE. Photographers and others ordering goods C. O. D. will please remit twenty-five per cent. of the amount with their order. The prices and quality of our goods cannot fail to satisfy. Soldiers' Pocket Albums for 18 Pictures, 75 cents.

The Celebrated Craig Microscope Is mailed, prepaid, for $2 50, or with 24 beautiful mounted objects for $5 50. Also the NOVELTY MICROSCOPE, for examining Insects, Flowers, Seed, Bank-Bills, Linen, &c., is mailed for $2, or, with 12 objects, $3 50, by HENRY CRAIG, 180 Centre Street, New York. He will also mail, prepaid, the BELLEVUE, or perfected STEREOSCOPE, with sliding focus and field piece, for $3, or, with 12 views, $6. Discount to Dealers.

" HOW TO DO IT." Sent free on receipt of 60 cents.
JOHN H. TINGLEY, 152 1/2 Fulton Street, New York.

FOR A FORTUNE, Address FRANKLIN S. M. CO., Box 302, Boston, Mass.

FRIENDS! Send a stamp for information and my Circulars. Address L. M. HARRIS, Boston, Mass. ELLIS'S FAMILY HOMOEOPATHY, a new work, is sold at Homoeopathic Pharmacies and Book Stores generally.

Vineland Lands. To all Wanting Farms. Large and thriving settlement, mild and healthful climate, 30 miles south of Philadelphia by railroad. Rich soil, producing large crops, which can now be seen growing. Ten, twenty, and fifty acre tracts, at from $25 to $35 per acre, payable within four years. Good business openings for manufactories 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 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.

India-Rubber Gloves Are a certain cure for Chapped Hands, Salt Rheum, etc., and an excellent protection for the hands in House Work, Gardening, etc. Sent by mail on receipt of $1 50 for Ladies' sizes, $1 75 for Gentlemen's, by GOODYEAR'S I. R. GLOVE

Manufacturing Company, 205 Broadway, New York. BEGIN WITH THE NEW YEAR TO READ THAT REPOSITORY OF Interesting and Instructive Miscellany,

The prospectus for 1865 is now ready, and will be sent to any address upon application. The new volume will contain Several Remarkable Features. Now is the time to subscribe. Terms $4 00 a year, or 35 cent, a number. Address the Publishers,

TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston, Mass. THE BOWEN MICROSCOPE, Magnifying, small objects 500 times. MAILED FREE everywhere for 50 CENTS, OR THREE FOR $1 00. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

And a splendid WATCH given free, selling our Latest Novelty for the HOLIDAY Trade, now creating such an Immense Sensation and extraordinary demand through out the Army and Country. The Great, New, and Wonderful PRIZE PORT-FOLIOS. Extra Large. Size 6 by 10. Just Out. Each of which contains Several Dollars' North of useful and Valuable Goods, PRIZES, &c. Price only 25 cents. Articles that Soldiers and Families can not do without. Thousands sold every clay. 100 Port-folios, with Jewelry, &c., and a beautiful watch, sent to any address on receipt of $15. Soldiers can clear a Month's Pay in one day. Agents wanted in every town, village, and camp for this Standard Article. A splendid Gold or Silver WATCH presented free as a premium to every Agent. This is the greatest money-making and surest business of the day. Profits very large. Sales rapid. We guarantee any agent $15 per day. All goods forwarded, with premiums, someday the order is received. Catalogues, with Premium Inducements, sent free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New York, Sole Manufacturers.

A BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVED GOLD PLATED WATCH, Double Case, Lever, Cap, small size, white enameled dial, cut hands, " English Movements," and correct time-keeper, with an accurate "Miniature Calendar," indicating the " Day of the Week, Month, &c.," in back case. A single one sent free by mail to any address in a neat case, WITH A BEAUTIFUL VEST CHAIN, for only $10. A neat SILVER WATCH, same as above, with "Miniature Calendar," &c., specially adapted to the ARMY. Sent free by mail, to any address, for only   $7. Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York.


No more useful or acceptable Present for the Holidays can be found by parents or guardians than one of PARR'S TOOL CHESTS,

containing complete sets of tools ready for use—Prices from $2 up—and containing from 8 to 128 different articles, according to size.


are also an admirable and useful gift for Ladies, as well as Boys and Girls. They stimulate a taste for gardening, and thereby insure healthy open-air exercise.

PARR'S TURNING LATHES FOR AMATEURS, with tools to correspond, are an excellent device for the Home Amusement and Instruction of young and old.

To be obtained from the maunfacturer, or through all respectable Hardware and Variety dealers, whose attention is respectfully called to the greatly increased call for these goods. Send for illustrated circular to GEO. PARR, Manufacturer, Buffalo, N. Y.

Self-Measurement for Shirts. Printed directions for Self-Measurement, list of prices, and drawings of different styles of Shirts and Collars, sent free every where.

French Flannel Overshirts,

Cut 38 inches long, $4 75 and $5 00 each. Sent by mail on receipt of the Cash and 63 cents postage each shirt.

Enameled White, having all the comforts of linen cellars. Washed and dried in a moment. A sample Collar mailed free on receipt of 75 cents. Cuffs $1 00 per pair. Ladies' Collars and Cuffs same price. Wholesale and retail. AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union.

S. W. H. WARD 387 Broadway, N. Y.



HARPER & BROTHERS, will send any of the following Works by Mail, postage prepaid, on receipt of the price. HARPER'S CATALOGUE and HARPER'S TRADE LIST
sent by Mail on receipt of Five Cents.

(Next Week.)

CAPTAIN HALL'S ARCTIC RESEARCHES AND LIFE AMONG THE ESQUIMAUX. Arctic Researches and Life among the Esquimaux : being the Narrative of an Expedition in Search of SirJohn Franklin, in the years 1860, 1861, and 1862. By CHARLES FRANCIS HALL

With Maps, and 100 Illustrations, beautifully engraved from Designs by CHARLES PARSONS, HENRY L. STEPHENS, SOL. EYTINGE, W. S. L. JEWETTT, and GRANVILLE PERKINS, after Sketches by Mr. HALL, and Photographs. 8vo, Cloth, $4 50 ; Half Morocco, $6 00.

(In a Few Days.)

QUEENS OF SONG: being Memoirs of some of the most celebrated Female Vocalists who have performed on the Lyric Stage from the Earliest Days of Opera to the Present Time. To which is added a Chronological List of all the Operas than have been performed in Europe. By ELLEN CREATHORNE CLAYTON. With Portraits of Mrs. Billington, Madame Pasta, Madame Sontag, Madame Garcia Malibran, Madame Ginlia Grisi. Madame Clara Novelle, Madame Viardot Garcia, Madame Marietta Alboni, Madame Jenny Lind Goldschmidt, and Madame Marietta Piccolomini. 8vo, Cloth, $3 00 ; Half Morocco, $4 50.

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