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NEW YORK, SATURDAY, JUNE 15,
SINGLE COPIES SIX CENTS.
$2 50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE.
according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1861, by Harper & Brothers, in the
Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.
OF the last number of Harper's
Weekly we published ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN THOUSAND COPIES. This extraordinary
circulation, and the character of Harper's Weekly, render it superior as an
Advertising medium to any other journal published in the United States. It is
probable that each number of Harper's Weekly is read by at least ten adults. It
circulates among the classes which advertisers desire to reach. A very large
proportion of its circulation is preserved for future reference and bound The
space allotted to advertisements is very limited : the price, 75 cents a line on
the last page ; 50 cents a line on the page preceding.
THE MURDER OF ELLSWORTH.
WE publish herewith a picture
showing the manner in which
Colonel Ellsworth was murdered. It is from a rough sketch by
Brownell, the gallant young
Zouave who avenged
his Colonel's death. The circumstances of the murder were fully detailed in our
We also give a view of the
MARSHALL HOUSE AT ALEXANDRIA, where the murder took place. It is, as our picture
shows, a second-rate tavern : its keeper Jackson, who murdered Ellsworth, and
was so instantly punished for the deed, was notorious
as a secessionist leader, and a
man of violent habits. He had been engaged in several street frays growing out
of the secession question, and like too many Southerners, was prompt with the
knife and pistol. We notice that he is becoming a martyr among the Southerners ;
at Mobile alone, $1100 have been collected for his widow.
Accompanying these pictures we
publish a portrait of a secessionist prisoner caught at Alexandria with a rifle
of preposterous length and make.
All these pictures are from
sketches by our special artist accompanying the troops into Virginia.
SECESSIONIST PRISONER CAPTURED AT
ALEXANDRIA.—THE MARSHALL HOUSE AT ALEXANDRIA.—THE MURDER OF
COLONEL ELLSWORTH.— [SEE ARTICLE ABOVE.]
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