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Civil War Harper's Weekly, May 31, 1862

This page is part of our online version of all the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. This archive contains a wealth of incredible eye-witness illustrations of the War, as well as in depth analyses of the key battles and events of the day.

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Fort Darling

Fort Darling

Lincoln Slavery

Lincoln Orders, "Do Not Free Slaves"

General Hunter Frees Slaves

General Hunter Orders Slaves Freed

British Iron-Clads

British Iron-Clads

Fort Darling

Battle of Fort Darling

Hamburg Landing

Hamburg Landing

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Mobile

Mobile, Alabama

Naval Battle

Naval Battle

Pea Ridge

The Battle of Pea Ridge, Tennessee

Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

 

 

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[MAY 31, 1862.

352

CAUDLE LECTURE.

(Recently delivered at Richmond, Va., and to be repeated at Danville, N. C.)

MRS. JEFF DAVIS CAUDLE (loq.) "No, MR. D—, I'll not 'go to sleep, like a good soul!' Where's the Trip to Washington promised me? And where's the NICE WHITE HOUSE I was to have?"

AN ADVOCATE OF MORAL FORCE.

BRITISH LION (solus) "This hain't the hattitude we used to take—ham! but 'Circumstances halter Cases.' Those Hiron Vessels of the Yankees—hem!—yes! We must try the 'Peaceable Remonstrance' Dodge."

ADVERTISEMENTS.

Books for the Million.

Just Published, May 22d,
No. 9   No. 9.

Beadle's Dime Song Book.

No. 9.

A Dollar Book for a Dime.

THE LAND CLAIM.

A Story of the Upper Missouri.

Life of Gen. Geo. B. McCLELLAN.

Life of Gen. JOHN C. FREMONT.

Life of Gen. WINFIELD SCOTT.

Ten Cents each. For sale by all Booksellers and News Dealers. Sent, post-paid, on rec:ipt of price. Address

BEADLE & CO., Publishers, New York.

Agents Wanted.   Send for a Catalogue.

THE FIFTH EDITION
—OF—

MRS. STOWE'S NEW NOVELS!

The Pearl of Orr's Island!

An American Story. 1 volume. $1.25.

BY HARRIET BEECHER STOWE.

"The Pearl of Orr's Island" is a story whose scene is laid upon the Coast of Maine. It is filled with graphic sketches of New England life, whose varied phases find no better delineator than Mrs. Stowe.

II.

AGNES OP SORRENTO!

An Italian Story. 1 volume. $1.25.

BY HARRIET BEECHER STOWE.

"Agnes of Sorrento" is a romance of the sunny clime of Italy, and to a plot of rare interest adds glowing pictures of nature and art in that lovely country.

The above stories, by the popular author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," have been eagerly received by the reading world. They have passed rapidly through FIVE EDITIONS each.

Either book sent, post-paid, to any address, on receipt of $1.25.

TICKNOR & FIELDS,

PUBLISHERS,

135 WASHINGTON ST., BOSTON.

GLORIOUS PARSON BROWNLOW.

The new Card Portrait of PARSON, BROWNLOW, for which he sat in Cincinnati expressly for

E. ANTHONY, No. 501 Broadway, New York, are now ready for sale.

Twenty-five cents in stamps will bring the Parson by return mail. Also,

COMMODORE FARRAGUT,

CAPT. DAVIS,

GEN. HANCOCK,

And all the heroes of the day.

Catalogue sent on receipt of stamp.

Photographic Albums in great variety, and of superior workmanship and durability.

A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE!

MAGNIFYING 500 TIMES, FOR 28C. IN SILVER.

Five of different powers, $1 Mailed free.

F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston, Mass.

AND ARMS. Selpho's Patent. 516 Broadway, N. Y. Opposite St. Nicholas Hotel. Send for a Circular.

   259 ORNAMENTAL IRON 259 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.

STEINWAY & SONS'

PATENT
OVERSTRUNG
GRANDS,
AND SQUARE
PIANOS

Are now considered the best Pianos manufactured, and will be sold to suit the times. Each Instrument warranted for five years. Warerooms, Nos. 82 and 84 Walker Street, near Broadway, N. Y. Send for Circular.

We are now in receipt of our importations of all the latest styles of fabrics suited to the SPRING and SUMMER trade, to which we invite early attention. Our stock of men's clothing, just manufactured, is very extensive, embracing all the latest styles. YOUTH'S and CHILDREN'S clothing in great variety and style is receiving special attention. We beg to call the attention of families to this fact, as also to the uniformly low prices in this as well as the other departments of our business. DEVLIN & CO., Broadway, corner of Grand Street. " Warren "

To the Nervous and Debilitated.

This wonderful remedy, chiefly composed from the essence of a plant that grows in the tea districts of China, the use of which, as prescribed by learned Chinese physicians as an antidote to its effect of eating opium, &c., was discovered by Dr. Adam Laurie, M.R.C.S., while attached to the French and British Embassies at Hong Kong, and by him introduced into European practice. These Pills take no effect as a Cathartic but act specifically on the blood and nervous centres; are a speedy and infallible remedy for Neuralgia, Ticdoloreux, Dyspepsia. St. Vitus' Dance, Languor, Lassitude, Depression of Spirits, Nervous Headache, Irritability, Excitement, Excessive Use of Tobacco, and all diseases from impure blood or nervous derangement, and may be taken with entire safety by the most delicate lady or tender child. One Dollar per carton of forty pills, or a hundred for Two Dollars—free by mail on receipt of each, by GEO. BULPIN, General Agent, 512 Broadway,    Opposite St. Nicholas Hotel, New York.

To Consumptives.

THE Advertiser, having been restored to health in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, after having suffered several years with a severe lung affection, and that dread disease, Consumption—is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire it, he will send a copy of the prescription used (free of charge), with the directions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a SURE CURE for CONSUMPTION, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, &c. The only object of the advertiser in sending the Prescription is to benefit the afflicted, and spread information which he conceives to be invaluable, and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing. Parties wishing the prescription will please address REV. EDWARD A. WILSON, Williamsburgh, Kings County, New York.

AGENTS.—NOTHING HAS EVER APPROACHED the popularity of RICKARD'S UNION PRIZE STATIONERY AND RECIPE PACKAGE, and its success is so universal, that Agents are now making from $10 to $15 per day. Send for a Circular, mailed free. S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

AGENTS.—You can make One Hundred and Fifty per cent. by selling RICKARD'S PRIZE STATIONERY PACKAGE, THE MULTOMICROON. It takes the people by storm. Circular mailed free.

S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

AGENTS.—You can make $8 PER DAY by selling the DIME PANPROPHOSIUM. PRICE 10 CENTS. WE CAN NOT SUPPLY THE DEMAND. Contains Sixteen New and Original Articles with A GIFT OF JEWELRY. If you would make money now, send for a Circular. W. H. CATELY & CO., 102 Nassau Street, N. Y.

 

 

To Officers of the Army.

A. P. LESURE & CO.,

Successors to WYMAN & CO., at the Old Stand, 530 Broadway, cor. Spring St., would inform their customers that they have all the measures and patterns of the late firm, and solicit a continuance of their patronage. They will also take especial pains in getting up orders according to regulation. Cards containing full directions for measuring sent on application.

A. P. LESURE & CO. New York, May 1st, 1862.

BALLOU'S
PATENTED
F. Y. S.

French Yoke SHIRTS.

WARRANTED
TO FIT.

Send for a Circular.

BALLOU BROS.,
No. 409 Broadway,
New York.

For sale by all the principal Dealers through the
UNITED STATES.

James Parrish,

Shirt Manufactuer,

323 CANAL STREET, near Broadway, New York. SUPERIOR SHIRTS made to measure, $18, $21, and $24 per dozen.

Family supply store of Bosoms, Collars, and Wristbands for Shirt making, at reduced prices.

 

THE UNION SPY!

Southern Adventures of this mysterious personage are printed every week in

THE WIDE WORLD.

Published in Boston. Sold everywhere. 4 cents.

 

$150.—NEW SEVEN OCTAVE PIANO, $150, with iron frames and overstrings; do., with mouldings, carved legs, inlaid name board, &c., $160, $175, $185, and $200; with pearl keys, $225 and $250; 6 1/2 octaves, $140, warranted for five years; Second hand Pianos at $25, $40, $50, $60, $75, and $100. Melodeons at great bargains. 100 new and second hand Pianos and Melodeons to let from $2 to $6 per month, and rent allowed if purchased. Monthly payments received.

   HORACE WATERS, Agent, 481 Broadway.

 

 

Gauze Merino Under Wear.

For Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children.

A large variety, at popular prices.

UNION ADAMS,

No. 637 Broadway, New York.

SENT BY EXPRESS EVERYWHERE.

Retailed at Wholesale Prices, Made to Measure at $20 per doz. OR SIX FOR TEN DOLLARS, MADE OF NEW YORK MILLS MUSLIN, With fine Linen Bosoms, and warrranted as good a Shirt as sold in retail stores for $2.50 each. ALSO, THE VERY BEST SHIRTS THAT CAN BE MADE, $26.00 PER DOZEN. P. S.—Those who think I can not make a good Shirt for $20 per dozen are mistaken. Here is the cost of one dozen $20 fine shirts. 30 yards of New York Mills Muslin at 18 c. per yd.. $5.40 7 yards of fine Linen, at 56c. per yard ........3.92 Making and cutting .......6.00  Laundry, $1; buttons and cotton, 75c ....1.75 Profit ......2.93 Total ......$20.00 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 re-receipt of the goods. The Express Company have orders to allow all parties to examine the goods before paying for them. If the goods are not as represented, you are at liberty to return them. S. W. H. WARD, from London, 387 Broadway, up stairs, Between White and Walker Streets, NEW YORK.

AGENTS wanted in every State in the Union, to sell DODIN'S PATENT KEROSENE OIL BURNER, for Fluid Lamps, costs only one cent per week; no danger of explosion; sample sent on receipt of four red stamps. Address JOSEPH DODIN, No. 22 Duane Street, New York.

CHEWERS AND SMOKERS WHO ARE DESTROYING THEIR HEALTH AND INTELLECT by the use of tobacco, send for a pamphlet describing a substitute and remedy. Address ISAAC G. SWAN, Drawer No. 158, Syracuse, N. Y.

HARPER & BROTHERS,
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK,
Have just Published:

THE SAGACITY OF ANIMALS. The Children's Picture-Book of the Sagacity of Animals. Illustrated with Sixty Engravings by HARRISON WEIR. Square 4to, Muslin gilt, 75 cents.

"The Sagacity of Animals" forms the Fifth Volume in the highly popular and beautiful Series of

CHILDREN'S PICTURE-BOOKS.

Square 4to, about 300 pages each, beautifully printed on tinted paper, embellished with many Engravings, bound in Muslin gilt, 75 cents a volume; or, the Series complete in neat case, $3.75.

THE CHILDREN'S BIBLE PICTURE-BOOK. Illustrated by Eighty Engravings, from designs by Steinle, Overbeck, Veit, Schnorr, &c.

THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE FABLE-BOOK. Containing One Hundred and Sixty Fables. With Sixty Illustrations by Harrison Weir. THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE-BOOK OF BIRDS. Illustrated with Sixty-One Engravings by W. Harvey. THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE-BOOK OF QUADRUPEDS, and other Mammalia. Illustrated with Sixty-One Engravings by W. Harvey. THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE-BOOK OF THE SAGACITY OF ANIMALS. Illustrated with Sixty Engravings by Harrison Weir. Sent by mail, postage prepaid, on receipt of price.

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