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Civil War Harper's Weekly, January 21, 1865

This Harper's Weekly Newspaper was published during the Civil War, and is part of our extensive collection of historical documents. We are creating an online archive of this collection, to enable the serious student of the War a deeper and broader understanding of the key people, battles and events of the war.

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

JANUARY 21, 1865.

48

THE MERRY-ANDREW OF THE BERGEN TUNNEL.

A CAUTION TO YOUNG LADIES WAITING FOR AN OMNIBUS.

SLOCUM'S Patent Side-Loading REVOLVER.

Length, 7 1/2 Inches. Weight, 14 Ounces.
Carries a No. 32 Metallic Cartridge.

Its advantages over all others are:

1st. It does not require special ammunition.

2d. It is perfectly safe while being loaded.

3d. It can be loaded in the dark, and quicker than any other pistol.

4th. It can be carried in the pocket, without danger, when loaded.

5th. It is sure fire, and possesses great strength.

FOR SALE BY THE TRADE GENERALLY.

HOWARD, SANGER & CO.,

105 and 107 Chambers Street, New York. Descriptive Circulars furnished upon application.

FISK & HATCH.

Bankers and Dealers in Government
Securities.

No. 38 Wall Street, New York.

HATCH. JOHNSON & CO., 81 Devonshire St. Boston.

J. S. Lowrey & Co., 37 Warren St., New York; Van Deusen, Boehmer & Co., 627 Chestnut St., Phila. ; Hodges Bros., 23 Hanover St., Baltimore ; Wall, Stephens & Co., 322 Pennsylvania Av., Wash'n; Leavitt & Bevis, cor. Fifth and Vine Sts., Cincinnati; J. Von Borries & Co., 434 Main St.,Louisville ; A. Frankenthal & Bro.,6 No. Main St., St, Louis; Bradford Bros., Milwaukee; Weed, Witters & Co., T to 13 Tchoupitoulas St., N. O.

NOTICE TO THE TRADE.

The immense popularity of " Gray's Patent Molded Collar" has given rise to sundry imitations and infringements of my patents.

The public, and especially dealers in collars, are cautioned that all such violations of my rights will be strictly prosecuted.   SOLOMON S. GRAY.

BOSTON, October 1, 1864.

Complete.—1500 tunes for violin, flute or fife, $2. Omnibus No. 1.—700 tunes. 40 sets of quadrilles, 100 contra and fancy dances, with figures and calls ; 100 opera melodies; polkas, marches, quicksteps, &c., $1 25. Omnibus No. 2.—850 tunes. 200 Irish, 200 Scotch, and 200 Opera airs. 100 duets for violin and flute, $1 25. Musical Istruments,—Every description. Send stamp for price list. FRED. BLUME, 208 Bowery, N. Y.

No. 44 WALL STREET,

BANKERS,
And Dealers in all Classes of
GOVERNMENT SECURITIES.

FLAX AND HEMP.

CARPET WARP.

Wrapping Twine made of Paper.

Twines and Paper. H. A. HARVEY, 84 Maiden Lane,N.Y.

TO PURCHASERS OF ORGANS, MELODEONS, OR HARMONIUMS.—Every one having any thought of purchasing an instrument of this class should send for one of Mason & Hamlin's Cabinet-Organ Circulars, which will be sent to any address entirely free of expense. This circular contains much information which will be useful to any purchaser of such an instrument; such as some account of the "History of the Organ;" " History of Reed Instruments;" " How to judge of a Musical Instrument;" together with full descriptions of the Cabinet Organs. Address MASON & HAMLIN, Boston, or MASON BROTHERS, New York.

HIGHEST PREMIUM
Elastic Stitch

SEWING MACHINES.

495 Broadway, New York.

FOR SALE.

The Premises Nos. 809 and 811 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia,
OPPOSITE THE CONTINENTAL HOTEL.

The Building is one of the finest in the city.

48 ft. 10 in. X 178 ft. For terms, &c., apply to

HARPER & BROTHERS, Franklin Square, New York.

Are the exclamations of the readers of
BEADLE'S DAVE FICTION

—the new octavo series which has been one of the great successes of the season. No. III., to issue January 17th, is a rich, racy, and laughable romance of the Ohio River, viz.,

THE WILLING CAPTIVE, giving us such pictures of '' men and other things" on " La belle Rivere" as will shake many a waistcoat.

No. I. THE MARKED BULLET. No.II. THE OUTLAW BROTHERS. No. III. THE WILLING CAPTIVE. Sold by all news-dealers and Sutlers, or sent, post-paid, on receipt of price, TEN CENTS. BEADLE & COMPANY, Publishers, 118 William Street, New York.

THE SECRET OUT !

Over 2000 Things Worth Knowing Sent post-paid for 25 cents ; Soldier's Edition, 30 cents. Address " UNION Book ASSOCIATION," Syracuse, N. Y.

MAYNE REID, MRS. STOWE, TROWBRIDGE, GAIL HAMILTON, LUCY LARCOM, EDMUND KIRKE, OLIVER OPTIC, DIO LEWIS, GRACE GREENWOOD, " CARLETON," "AUNT FANNY," and many other popular writers for the young, will write for it.

IT IS FULL OF NICE PICTURES.

The price is only $2 00 a year, and much less to Clubs. Any boy or girl can form a club. The first number sent as a specimen for ten cents. Address

TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston, Mass. Send for a circular.

The January Number OF THE

is just published, with articles in prose and poetry by BRYANT, LONGFELLOW, HAWTHORNE, LOWELL, HOLMES, WHITTIER, BAYARD TAYLOR, MRS. STOWE, and several others of the

FIRST AMERICAN WRITERS.

Every number of this magazine during the year will contain first class articles from the best known writers in America. Terms, $4 00 a year ; single numbers, 35 cents ; clubs et a liberal discount. Subscriptions begin with January. The January number will be sent as a specimen for 25 cents. Address TICKNOR & FIELDS, Boston, Mass.

Arthur's Magazine deservedly enjoys the reputation of being one of the best moral literary magazines published in America.—Coburg Sentinel, C. W. ARTHUR'S HOME MAGAZINE, Edited by T. S. ARTHUR and VIRGINIA F. TOWNSEND.

The HOME MAGAZINE for 1865 has been enlarged and improved, and made still more worthy of the eminent favor with which it has been received. Its character as a HIGH TONED PERIODICAL, claiming public favor on the ground of real merit, will be carefully maintained ; while for variety, interest, usefulness, and all the attractions of literature and art essential to a true HOME MAGAZINE, the publishers will aim to make it SUPERIOR TO ALL OTHERS.

This Magazine is for sale by news dealers throughout the United States. The trade supplied by the American News Company, 121 Nassau Street, New York.

YEARLY TERMS, IN ADVANCE.—One copy, $2 50 ; three copies, $6 00; five copies, and one to getter-up of club, $10 00; nine copies, and one to getter-up of club, $15 00.

A beautiful PREMIUM PLATE, entitled "THE INFANCY OF SHAKSPEARE," will be mailed to each person who sends us a club of subscribers. It will also be mailed to each single subscriber from whom we receive $2 50. Address   T. S. ARTHUR & CO.,

323 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.

And a splendid WATCH given free, selling our Latest Novelty now creating such an Immense Sentation and extraordinary demand throughout 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' Worth of useful and Valuable Goods, Writing Materials, Stationery, PRIZES, &c. Price only 25 cents. Articles that Soldiers and Families can net do without. Thousands sold every day. 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, same day the order is received. Catalogues, with Preimum Inducements, sent free. S. C. F RICHARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, New Yolk, 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 us above, with " Miniature Calendar," &c., specially adapted to the ARMY. Sent free by mail, to any address, for only $7. English and American Levers from $25 up. Good Watches, of all description, low. Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street. New York.

B. T. HAYWARD, 208 Broadway, New York. I will send, as sample, on the receipt of $1 59, a Solid Silver Badge (Coin Silver), appropriate for either Corps or Division, Cavalry, Artillery, Pointonier, Engineer, or Signal Corps, Departments of the Army. Agents wanted every where. Send for wholesale illustrated circular.

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

TEE BOWED 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. Ask any News-Dealer, Agent, for Sutler for the Life of Major-General Wm. T. Sherman. Price 25 cents, mailed, past-paid. Published by T. R. DAWLEY, 13 Park Row, New York.

Published by HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK. 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.

THE BOUND VOLUME OF HARPER'S WEEKLY, 1864. Harper's Weekly for the Year 1864, with over 1000 Illustrations. 852 pages, 4to, substantially bound in Cloth. Price $6 00. Also, now ready, complete sets, Vols. I. to VIII, bound in Cloth, $6 00 per vol. 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 Sir John 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. JEWETTE, and GRANVILLE PERKINS, after Sketches by Mr. HALL and Photographs, 8vo, Cloth, $4 50; Half Morocco, $6 50. DICKENS'S NEW CHRISTMAS STORY : MRS. LIRREPER'S LEGACY. 8vo, Paper, 10 cent. MATTIE : A STRAY. A Novel. 8vo, Paper, 75 cents.

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