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WASHINGTON. SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1862.
IlELjrtBOl D'B HEUKHOLOa
Extract Bueavx, Ixttnet lueh,
extract Baehu, Extract Bue iu,
Kxtract Buehs, Zxtxaet auc in,
Kxtract auchtt, extract lu in,
Bxtraet Buonu, Ixtraet Bue m,
g tract Bueka, Bxtraet Baa la,
tract Bnnhu, Ixtraet BnskvA,
JOB gtCRtT AKD DKLKATM DISORDERS.
tva siciut and druoair dhordrrt.
tJH atORRTAKD DRUCATt DI30RDRR3.
Kill SSCIIXTAND DMLKATt DUORDRRS.
10R MSVHITAND DBUCATE DISORDIRS.
ton secret and delicate disorder. ,
tOK SICHETAKD DELICATE DISORDEt',
A Positive and Bpeoillo Remedy '
A Positive mid Bpccino Remedy
A rosltlv and Bpeoillo Remedy
A 1'ositlTO and Specific Remedy
A Positive and Bpaclfto Remedy
A Positive and Spseesno' Remedy
A Poelltvo and BptolAo Remedy
roa disease or m
m.AntlKR, ORAVKL, KIDNETS, DROPSY,
lll.ADHKK OHAVKL, KIDNKYS DUOI-8Y
IILADIIKR. .) HAVEL. KIDNEYS. DROPSY.
III.ADDUlt, UKAVKL, KIDNKYS, DKOPSI
IILADUKK UBAVKL, KIDNKYB UROIMY
III.ADIIKU UUAVKL KIDNKYS DROPSY
ULAUUBK. URAVKL, KIDNKY8, DBOrSY,
U IGANIO WEAKNESS,
Ant ottDtatotaef tit Sexual Orgontt
And all Diieaiet pf t4 Axuol Orgona,
Aid oil Diieoeet ef (As Sexual Organic
And alt Duecutl cf ' team! Oyaiw,
Ami oil Clteam ef the Sexual Opaiu,
And all DUeaiei ejr Ike Sexual OrpaM,
KxceMGK. Exnosures.and ImDrndenclee in Llf.
Ksccsses, Exposures, andjmprndeneles in Lift,
Kxcesses. Exposures, and Irnnrudenole In Ufa.
Uxceases, Exposures, and Imprudencle In Lift,
x rum wuAi.T.r wii".NUi mum wmuhi
Mai. or Vernal..
Vrraelce, take no mort Pllle I Tbey art ol no aralt
lttlmboM's Extract Buohu la a aletulaa which U
pirr.ctly pleasant lo Ita
TAsns AND ODOR,
But Immediate hi lu action, giving liealth and Vlf or
lo the frame, Bloom to Ida Palkl Cheek, and re
atorlng tna patient ti a perfect state of
HKALTI1 AND PURITY.
HelnboM'a Extraet llncha li praptrtd aooordloa
to rharmaojr and Chamlalrjr, and la preaerlbed and
rut stom tuttitm rirmcurrs
"OAay no longer. Prooar. th. ramady at once,
frlca It per bottla, or ala lor M.
Depot, 104 Soitn Tenth street, PUUadalphla.
Ucivnre of UnDrlnclDlad Daltra
rvlnie io palm off their own or other artlolca of
uuuiiu on in. rcmauuon ftvaioeo oy
UKI.nIBiL.t'a axVBAOT iccnc,
The Uriglaal and only Genuine.
We dealit to ran on the
usnrr or our amiclmi
1 he Ira la worthleiaJ-la aold at ainch lai. ratea and
commlitlons, conaeqnently paying a naca better
WE DEP Y COMPETITION I
llclmlioid'a Extract Buchu.
Take (40 vttier.
Sllltiy. D.niLHAH "
KIDWKLL a LAWBKEIGZ,
B. B. WAITI,
B. O. POBD.
B. B. EBTWItTLB,
J. B. KAJpB.
Aad by all Draxglata OTerrwhere.
Bar 7 1m
mum onion" tilx, arrAwD.
X MO MATTER WHO'S PBISTDENT I
Conaeqaeatly, I ahall remain la Waabington, aat
eoatlnue to puraae my ooeupattoa of;
HOUat, iiaN, AND OINAMNTAL
"P A. X 3W- T X'JMaVaBV t-eje)
-OILDINO la aU lla breaohea: OU OLAIIHQ
praaupUyatt.nded.to. Painting 'aadOraamattag
Cottage rumltare. In the beitetyle. I alao oallaf
" am i-auunjr oi noon aaa Bnak waua.
All the bO I will if A . nhun tha
I therelore aoUolt th. natm or fnvrri.nda.
lallow-clUwna of th. DiatriatTVnnotaaUty atriaUu
sbaerrad, and work done In tha beat manner.
You will pleaia mind your atone, and eton at
V. T. PARKER'S
. Painting Eatahllahment,
No. OS Louialana arenua (north aide),
UtwMa SUth aad BaTeath atraaW
p 8- signa ," Cat of charge, aa araaL (
rrio naVKHTOM ABJO ATKHTBima.
I uiiinm a, rn.. rA-onriatwa of th. fitful
Ametlcaa,aad aganUrx groat -rlag arnica aad
With Bizitm Year Xarltot inOButiuma.
Belerto Hon. JudgaifaMei.Btia. 'oeeph Holt,
Hon. W. D. Blahop. ez-CoaaadeaM -nan orPaUata,
and to more thaa nfuen thooaaatl laTeatora who
hare had bualneaa dona through Ma ta a Co. rat
Pamphlet of adTlcaeat traaby aaa.- '
Patent Lawa and Begalanaaa, 1 w j gl, U aaata
No charge for oooieJUUon, orally or .y null.
Preliminary Eaamuatlon la CariadBa, ttaa Pataai
umcea,no ai raravow,nw aorat .ax-uiiMn.,
oorner of V and Seranth etraeu.opiwetuunt Pataai
LKOSAUD 8COTT ii CO.'B
RKPR1KT Or Till
BRITISH REVIEWS '
Monard Scott k Co , New York, oonttatt to pib
llxh th (bllowlos leading Brltlih Filiodlo.li, tU i
1. Th LondoQ Qaftrterljr (CoTuerviUTe.)
2. 1 he Pdinborgh lUvlew, (Whig )
3. The Nortb Brltlih Bcylew. (Pr Charoa.)
4. Iho WeiUnlnUter Re-lew. (Llbenl.)
S UUckwood'i Kdlnbnrgh Uftgulne, (Tory.)
The-e rerlodlctU ably represent the three (rest
pontic... ftrUeiof QnatBritiOiaV-.WMf.ToiT.eUid
Judical but pollUu lormi only one Aatore of their
character. Ai Organs of the moat proOmnd wrtten
on Bclcoce. laltcmure, Mor-Jitj, and Religion, they
stand, m llicy ever have atooa. nnrlvalled la the
werld of letttn, being oonildered lndUpenaable to
the ic holer and the professional man, while to the In
telllgent reader of every olaae thevfivrnlah a more
correct and eatlifactory record of the current liter
turc of the day, throughout the world, than can be
possibly obtained from any other soaroa.
HEW VOLUMES OF THE
FOUR ENGLISH REVIEWS AND BLAdWOOD
COMMSKCK JVLYt ltel.
The receipt of ADVANCE HHKKTS fKn the
jlrlUnh publishers gives additional valae to these
Heprlnts, loasmnch aa tbey.can now be placed in the
bands of subKribers aboiu.as soon aa the original
For any one of the four Reviews, per annum 13
Korany two of the lour Reviews, " " .,, ft
Vorany three ol lbs four Reviews," " T
For all four of the Reviews, " " 8
Kor Blackwood's Uauln " " 8
Kor Blackwood and one Review, " ' 6
Kor Blackwood and two Ht views, " T
Y or Blackwood and three Reviews." " 9
For Blackwood and the ftror Reviews, " 10
Payments to be roads In all oases In advance.
MoBfy current in the titate where Issued will be re
Lclvcil at par.
A if tHrount oftwentrnre Der oent (Tom the aboa
price v ill be allowed to Cluba ordering four or more
ooplcaofanyoneor more of the abore worka. Thua i
Four coplea of Blaokwood, or of one Rerlew.wlll be
(out to one addreea for ta ; four ooplee of the four
ILCTtews ana bi.ckwouu iui k. i iaa bo oa.
In all the principal clllea and towna. theae worka
will be delivered? FRKK OK POUTAUK. When
atfnt by mall, lb. Poetage to anpart of the United
dtattR will be but twenty ftr omtt a year for " lllaxk
wood," and but tmrtan centt a year for each of the
;;. II I he price In Oreat Britain of the Hie Period
Inula l,nv n.mml U a.11 ner annum.
Keiuitlaocea lor any of the abore publlcatlone
a-ouli alwaya be addreaaad. poet paid, to the pub
IliMM, LKONARD SCOTT CO ,
I own No W Gold It, New York.
ir 'I III! FINEST STOCK OF CLOTIIINU IN
tbe Uiltod buiee ia now odeted at let) than whole.
.ale prlo i at No. 400 Seventh atreet. opixmlte Poll
Office, by J. W. KEEP,
Formerly over Oalt'a Jewel Store.
J B M Y
ALL RAIL FROM NEW YORK.
Thli Coanajaiy la prepared lo forward all Uada of
foada ta aad ft ota
HBW YORK Oflea M Broadway,
BOSTON Offloal Caagraaa itnet
aad I Caagraaa Square,
rHILADKLFjiIA OOoe Mr Cheeaat atrtet,
ALnmiORE OOoa Camdtn BUUoa,
iXBXAHDBtA Offloe lot Klag atraat,
AHtTAPOLlS, FOBTRE8S X01CB0B,
HBWPORTHEWS, PORT ROYAL,
Aad the Southern Blockading Sqaadrone,
VAT FAIR RATES.
405 "CV",TW Tlt"'r 405
t. ar. mozDca-Moxia-
Caa be found at hla old otand. alwaya ready to aa
aoauaoaat. hla anrtamera, on iha aaoat reaaonahla
tama, with anything la hla llaa of bnatneaa. 11a
Baa acme or tna neat practical workmen la
TIN-PLATE AND 81IEKT-IIOS WORKING,
Hahea tbabaat COOK STOVES in tna market,
wMeh ba aella cheap for each.
II. bu aim a aae aattrtmeat of TIN WARE aad
DbuuK.TiH vrAttas, tocatner wttn uuliaiw
WARE, tinned aad enameled.
COAL OIL LAMPS.
Ba baa alao a One lot of COAL OIL LAMPS,
wnwn u. ema wh on tn. nran rcawoaoi. icnna.
jar All JOB WORK attcaded to at the ahortaat
notice, each aa ROOFING, 40.
Ererythlof on the moat raeanable ternu. at
N0.M5 8KVJ1NT11 8TKKKT,
feb 84 tf Brrwun H uil,
Ia dlrtUled Is Lovooa, and put
up eolely la quart and pint bot
Um, to nmt the reqalrementa ol
Drag gUU, aad thoaa to whom Pure and tjnadnltar.
atad liquor la a Neceaaity ora Lurary.
It la the oldaat ealabllahed ol all the Oiaa (I)
which hare etarted lato exlatence upon the baala of
tewell-d.md and bard earned celebrity.
It baa no oonnMtloa with, and la in no way Ilka
the traaby aaixtarea aold aa BKOLiau Uin." or
M Old Tom," or" Lovnoa Dock," or Loanoa Gin,"
am., ao , no matter bow muah " antiquity " or (1 ra
epeetablllty la aaauawd by their Ugattera.
Dr. YalmUna Kattof New York, eaye i " It U
mr BTenrabte to alia knaa Holland Ola, aad la Ou
uatmuYMafVMhlmAlmamatar fan." 80 aay than
aaatfa of phyaletaaa.
ThaaTawTorkEarald aaya: "i ar. aurprbad
UlubeaeaaUaaMtaittla a certain aafa gaard to
.Ta. Philadelphia Ledger aaya: It baa no an pa
rlor, if an aqaar, la medltloal Tlrtaaa. "
The Xavguiaanj Piaaynaa aaya : Then la no
remaoy on aawan tor a apepaia equal to it.
Tha Boataai Journal aaya: "Ac a bereragcaa a
piTnuT,vr aa a renwaiu a
It la. Our eode waaaa,"
-erentlTe.vr aa a remedial ageat, we want no other
Woman of America, for you It la rarHndarl
adUftei. IaeiekaeM or health, It la yoar graateet
B. BALDWIN It CO.,
1 Liberty atraat, New York.
jOVBLL, OOLLES k CO.,
lit E atraat, aar Pa. ar
t, rnmmr m aTv,
Aad dealere ganaraJly.
mo ma ornouu or tbb ajuiy.
Jart arrtrad, a direct ImporUUoa per
Faltoa, from Xarape, a Try aae aad larg
meat of Marine, Opera, rleld Olaoeer, u
aaonea.whlohlwlUeeU a Terr Uttla abora
Uttla abora tha coat
ia rana. ao to ui qaauuae, ther are mm eupa
rlor to be had. baring been eeleettd parpeeoly for
tala market, Alao, a large aad wall aeeorted atock
ot Opera ataaeee, Mlcroacopee, gold, eUrar. aad ateel
spectacle, and Eye UUeaei, aulted to tha alght by
tneaaeof aaOptometer. Aooadderable aumber of
wuBoaiH vi urn en aa my omoo, rroxa geaueawa
who hare baaa aalted at my old aetabUahaaeat.
06 FciuiiylTUltiTeaae,b(tW(CB Pow-iEd-B-ktUiidUitkltmti.
Mr Katmbltakamaait la mr atalt.
txaaao jeaed (im. Tha trade aappUed.
pi at It PIICBII PIBTaiH
t par hundred 1 (8 per haadrad 1 18 per hundred 1
Tha attention of Sutler, and dealere generally, It
iHrmtw; am .mh .v u.. tug Mwnmcni ei
Plea, Cako, Braaul, Holla, Bmlecmit, Ve.,
keptconataatly on hand and baked every aay by
th. uuderabraed. ' '
Batlera oaa rely on getting a good Pie at the low
frloe oraa par hundred, and ban them at all time
M- MM tmw VIM.
PEACH PIBI APPLE PD31 DBIED APPLE
PIE I CRANBEIiBY WEI PLUM PIE I
CDBBAHT PIE I PUMPKIN PIE I
The eubeoribar would reepeotfully ceil the atUa-
lug them for the patronage already baetowed, aolidt
their ordera, .jrhlch will be prompt tiled.
No. Ml Hew York arcane,
h.tW..n TMlth .nil Wl.a.ntS .
Bulla 3elandaATOatr.afark.t..Bil 101 Nnrth.ni
uimiww mimtumt ICO Ho
TJAT10I da 'WOOD,
" TniOLraiLK and nKTin. deaijui a
ARNTY AND NAVY SUPPLIES,
r,oxl,. ... Pr,""T,!i. Cntaape, ' Baaeaa
JelUea, rralta, OUree,
Baidlaaa, Salad Olla, CholcaBeliahea,
Condeaaed afllk, Haatarda,
PB ESEBTZO MEATS, PISH, 80UPS, to.
Fort Winei lid Uqnon by the Package
CIQARS AND TOBACCO.
gar Arnte for Tllden'e Extract of Coffee, with
0B.M. . MU.INIIIIHU.U.
.WAsmnaTOD, d. o.
-pVANB dk WATBUIfB
S A. JP E S .
Store, 16 aoath Fourth atreet,
, JV Philadelphia, Pa.
Ordera reoelTed by
W. D. SBEPIIEBD,
Corner of Bereath aad D atreeta,
Ian IT ly Wuhlnaton. I. a
MASON, FBlifficitT & LAWRENCE.
Let. Ccmmlaaloner of Patent!
Fifteen yeara in Patent Agenoy lluHim.
D. WITT fl.lAWRENCK,
Late member of the Patent Offloe Appeal board,
OFTICE IN WABJITNOTON, D. 0,
Nora. Patenta procured. AlllnformaUonneoei
ary to obtain a patent aent free of cha.g.
Ian aa if
WANTS WANTED, TO HAVE EVEBY
body to kaow that they can bay Clothua
Fornlahuig Gaodi. Truaki, Hale, aad Cape, at the
lowaat prtoaat SMITH'S, No. 00 Beraath atrael.
1T TO ALL WROM IT MAT 00110011,
AppUoatloa baring bean made andar the act of aad
Jane, uaa, tor ta. retaaaa of tna land Warraata da
aorlbed nareln, which are alleged to bare bn loat
er detrroYed, aotloe le hereby i Wan that, at the data
following the aaaorlpuoa ol aaah warrant, a new
eemaaai. of Uaa taaor wlU ba lamed, If aa talld ok
Jactloa aboald then appear,
no. oeisi., igr iwi .crec, Mnwi vnaer in 8.1 01
Kareb, lata, la th. aaaae of llexeklah Smith, aad
waa graated J aae ta, law April a, ltct.
Mo. rrea, for too acrea, Wued under the aat
of March, lias, In the name of Jaoob Brader, aad
waa mated Ammuat ia. laaa If a. 1.1U1
No. asta, for ISO acre, lined under the act of
M.nw, iBwtiu in. nam vi vorioiw, wiaow ol
Walter Cole, aad waa granted January so, late
No. tablet, tor lao acree.bned under the not of
March. 18W, la the aem. of Mary Haner, widow of
John Haner, aad waa graated Nortmber la, ISM
Ho. T01. for 40 acrea, lamed u'der Iha act of
9rp,mert isnu. ia u aame 01 j.maa aenraer,
minor child of WlUlem Sorlrner, deoaaed, and waa
granted Angn-t It, 111 June 14. 1M2.
No. 16,147, for lao acrea, (act 1147,) In faror of
i-airicK itrmuj. pnT,oi company n., sroona regi
ment U S Infantry, bearing date aut Dtcamber,
lttl Jonetl, lSCi.
JOSEPH U. BABBETT,
NOTIOI .k f
lOTIIETUBLIO em aatuf
IN GENERAL. eBafaT
(Formerly of Ntw York,)
Ilai the Heme and Fame ot being
OH K OK THE It EST RESTAURANTS lit TO WET.
4t- Give us a trial, and Jage for yoflttslf,-
Everythlaf to the lloaae Is of the
BEST THE MARKET AFFORDS.
Dm't forirft the nsmbrr,
B4T, Pennsylvania avenae,
between Twelfth and Thirteenth strnts,
mario-lm South side.
Can be comnlted on ALL !D!
EASES of the EYE and EAB, which
require Mcdioal or Surgical treat
ment. Artificial .Eyes IHSKETED, with
tmt cauiinj any pain.
Handrsda of Testimonials, from tbe most emlnsnt
men in the unoa, may do examinea ny eauug om
DR. VON MOSOIIZEKEE,
Ho aaT PenatayWAsila. Avinns,
EAGLE8W60D COLLEGUTE AND
TUE spacious aad beantllnl School Daildlnji at
PKwVn AMBOY. M.M..
hemlthfally iltneted on Rarttan Day, IK honnfrom
Hew Tork and - from rhUadclfhla, ereoted a fsw
yeanalnoe at gnat expense! and furnished with
pnsf water, MM team neaT, gymnarao apparatus,
and Terr anDalatixut for Iha moat tharaaarh lntail.
lectoal and pnyiloal training, have been renovated
and pat In complete order darlag the late vacation.
Tbe School, opened on 1st October, under new
auploea.wlth a oorpe of effloleat teachers In the
.Mliei, aWUaal DCIStWaTI. MOOVni lelOBIwl ul
ale, Diawlog and ralntlnf , and the common Eog
In addition to tbe former facilities for boating.
MILITARY 13RILL AND DISCI TIiINE
have been adopted , under tha ears of competent offl
cert. Inatrnctwn h also given In IIorKnanship.
For circular, with all particulars, addieas
11. N. W18K WILL, Principal.
Perth Amboy, (N. J.) or
MARCUS SPRING, Proprietor,
.7 Park Plaoe. New York.
Alio, the followtnaT cainona la Waahlnatoai
Hon. David Wllaot.U. II. Sena'or.at WUlaxd'i
Rev. Wm IT dunning. 836 Twelfth street.
Mrs. )Iarha J. Cotton, U. 8. Kavy Yard.
Wm. U. Fieeman, sq mar 13 lOt
p UU POIAL.S FOR "WOOD.
Darot QoABTBBifasTsa's Orrici,
Comer of Ktgbteenth and a streets,
Wahlccton, March 12,1603.
8B.ALKO PROPOSALb will be received at thU
Offlcs nntll Monday, the Slst day of March, at 12
o'O'Oce m , io minun toe icoops in uis uiy ana iu
vldnlty, north of the Potomac river, within (a) Are
mllei of the city or Wuhlogton, with Wood for ()
six months, commencing on the 1st day of April.
lua, and ending the 80th day ot September, Ufa.
1 he Wood to b of the best aualitv of oak or hick .
ory, and to be delivered at th camps or qnsrters of
tnaiiwpe, ia iosd qauuim na mw hbin as
tha Depot Quartermaster may direct
pon the return by the contractor of the orders
X ITUnU Ut V DlaWW ID! IDQ OI C1CQ munlM,
drawn upon Dim. 1 he delivery or tbe wood ordered
must be shown by the receipt of the offloer rtcelv-
Ing It (specifying the amount delivered) endorsed
upon the orders.
T w viviiki ivi aEBjeaaaeiaaaei aaaajmsa;, va
mn t be receipted for by th- auarterrouteri.
Woo ordered fbr regiments brigades, or divisions
The proposals must specify the
I DrODOSeall ID Of I IDC)IV IUB pr.Cfl DC
one hundred and twenty eight cut-foleet.and
mnitt be slain) r marked " Pronoials for Wood
Ibe ability of the Older ti All the contract,
should it be awarded to hm.must be guarantied,
by two responsible prrvm, whose signatures mu.t
OV appCHUXU HI im gUKIBDlca;,
The responslbllltr of the guarantors must be
it toe omnai ceriiDoais oi we cjarc oi ine
nearest dlstriot ocurt or of the United States dlstilot
Bidders most be prewnt la person when the Mdi
are opened or their pfoposala will not be oonsldertd.
Roods, In the sum of ten thousand dollars, signed
by the eoatrrctor and both of his guarantors, will
be required ol the successful bidder uson signing
The right to reject any or all bids that may be
deemed too high is referred by the Depot Qaaiter
Informal proposals will be rejected
We ,of the county of , and State of
, and - . or the county of. ., and State
of---, .do hereby guaranty that is ablele
fulfllaoottractln tccordance with the trms of las
propo ition, ana tnai, inouia nis proposiuon De ao
cepUd, he will at once enter Into a contrast In ac
Should the oontract be awarded him, we are pre
pared to become bis securities.
(To this guarantee must be appended the certlfl
cafe above mentioned.) D. II KUCKi.ll,
mar 18 dtd Colonel and Qoarteitnater
"IO OFKICKUI, SUTldJCUaf, t(C.
ON. with water Drool covers
and handsome leather cushions,
built to order at New York and cost 163, FOR
BALK, at a modsrate price. Also, a New York
ma ...v. WUM..C uH.iMa, p.m Biuna-B
aaver wed. Alao. a eet of Plain Buou Haaiaaa,
qutuaew. Apply far addraaa of Btabla aid Orooaa
New Prices! New Goods!
MS Fawaajlreuala ATaarna,
M PaaauylTeuala Awaaata,
BBS F.anajrlratala ATaaia.,
BBS raaaaylvaaia Areaaa.
BO YOU KNOW
DO YOU KNOW
DO YOU KNOW
That He Sells,
Extra, Drowa Sogar, .
Extra Brown Sugar. .
Extra Browa Sugar. .
.at 7 orato pr pound.
.at7jcnta par pound.
, .at 7 J centa per pound.
Bating bttn Purchaitd
Any Other Man,
Any Other If an,
Any Other Man,
Qood Green Tea atSO centa per pound.
Good Green Tea at SO centa per pound.
Good Green Tea at SO centa par pound.
Good Black Tea atfiOoonla per pound.
Good Black Tea at SO oent per pound.
Or An One EIm Who Daelrca
HALV TUB USUAL rElCIl,
Ar. InTlUd to Call.
.16 oenla par Donnd,
.16 centa per pound.
AT HALF THE USUAL rilCXB,
HaTana CIgara tl to IS per Ihourand.
Havana CIgara II to S3 per tboumnd.
Havana CIgara l to $5 per thouaand.
HaTana CIgara $1 to $3 per tboumnd.
325 PennayrYania Avenue,
325 Pennsylvania Avenae,
32S Pennsylvania Avenne.
325 Pennsylvania Avenne,
325 Pennsylvania Avenne.
325 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Near Stvtnth Street, Near Seunlh Street.
Near IcTCDlh Street. Near Seventh Street,
People or tha
Olelrlct of Co
STATISTICS t)F TDKUt CONDITIO.
Correiponlenoa of the If. Y. Evening roat
Wisiiisqtoj. March 24. 1862,
When It waa staled, la a recent number of
the Burning Poal, that lor thirty yeara poet no
colored person had been burled In the District
of Columbia at the pnblto expense, the refer
ence was to the frit blacks alone. In a few
caees alacea have been buried by the manic!
pal aulhorltlee, their dead bodlea being neg
lected, (lome of them In old age and infirmity,)
aa their living bodlea had been, by their pr-
inoaoa -ownere." auero nave neen cawa in
which tha Irea blacks have burled dead slaves
without any resort upobllo charity.
The total number of colored persons in the
District of Columbia Is now fourteen thousand
three hundred and sixteen. They are divided
aa iouowb ;
Slaves In Washington City 1,7 1
Slavea In Washington couoly 1 834
Slaves in Georgetown 77
Free people of color 11131
1'ROrORTIO.V OF FREK I1L1CKB 1KB RUTU1.
Tha free blacks of tha District are distributed
thronih the city of Waahlna-lon nronar.a dla
Itrict called the Island, (being that part tin Iha
point oi iana running aown oetweea the I'oio
mno and Anacoatla rlvers.l tha navv vanl vi
cinity, Capitol Hill, Meridian Hill, and George
town. The moat denie portlona of the surma
nant residents are on the island. Here mi,j
of them occupy small wooden tenements, aa
they do In other pUcea In tbi District, with
garden patches attached. Here they keen their
horses and hacks, used for hire, having smtll
barns or stables attached to their premires
Theae propertlea are their own, generally, Ibe
products oi uaru earnings, oniatneu in small
sums, by publio and private service. Nearly
all of them have families, with the strongest
natural attachments binding them to Iho toll
and each other.
Frobablj about one half tha slaves now in
the District are brought in by non-residtnta, and
are retained for limited periods and lor tempo
a large proportion oi too slaves nere are ie
males. The reason of this Is obvious. They
are the moat profitable. They allow of an In
crease of numbers, and consequently In value,
aa the condition of the child alwavs follows that
of the mother. There ia less dinger, on this ao
count, also, of their attempting to escape. The
sacred tie of consanguinity is thus used to fasten
raoraRTr oivsed nr nutit,
Tbe amount of property, real and neraonal
elate, distributed among this population, ia
shown by tha official records to be at least Ave
hundred thousand dollars. It la believed by
persona well acquainted with lb facta to be
one hundred thousand more. There is one
colored man In the District worth, io real estate
and personal property, seventy-five thousand
dollars. This amount has all been earned in
an honorable business, which this man has pur
sued for yeara under many difficulties of unjust
laws, us naa frequently lent ma money to
white) men; has had morlgages on the houses of
three publio men here, two of whom have been,
and one ol whom now ia, a Senator In Con
gress. One of tbe ez Senators and debtors Is
no less a person than the ez-nonorable John C.
Breckinridge. Tbe traitors Floyd and Wlgfall
are of th number who borrowed money from
this black capitalist. It ia generally under
atcod that he dors not value hla claim against
thee distinguish: tacenioniata at a very high
A clergyman in the District of Columbia,
who has alwaya been moat vehement In advo
cating the enslavement of-man, had occasion a
few months ago to remove further Soulh. Just
Erevloua to his departure he magnanimously
orrowed two hundred dollars of a black man,
for travelling expenses : but, unfortunately for
tto generoua lender, tbe borrower has never
been heard of since 1 Bo much for " chivalry,"
It baa been ascertained from the records that
in addition lotto taxis they psy on their real
estate and personal property, the colored peo
ple pay ten cents on every hundred dollars'
worth of property for school purposes, or to
be applied to the Common School fund, for tbe
education of white children exclusively ; ao
that the negroea of the District of Columbia
are taxed to pay for the education of the
whites. The amount annually paid by them
for this purpose Is not far from all hundred
TUim SCHOOLS AND TArilS.
The children of tbe blacks are forbidden by
law to oe eaucateu iu toe very rcnoota mey
are thua taxed to eupport 1 They are obliged
to eupport their own schools.
A magaslne and weekly paper are circula
ted among the blacka In this District. The
monthly is printed at Baltimore, called the
Rtyorltcry. It ia devoUd to religion, litera
ture, science and art. It Is owned and con
ducted entirely by black men. The number
for February contains sixteen articles all ori
ginal. They have a large and handsome weekly pa
per, also, published In Philadelphia the CArfa
flan Aooruer. A colored man la the editor,
and acta also as the general book steward for
the church that owns the concern. There are
several corresponding editors.
CHARACTER OF THV DUCKS.
They are docile, and have even the free
blacka a curious willingness to listen to ad
vice. Tbey reaort to it, among thaeo they be
lieve to be their friends, habitually and con
stantly, Touching Instances ot this kind are
Thev are wllllne to labor. This Is abun
dantly proved by what they have done and are
uoing. iu every case woero tuey om iniriy
compensated they acquire property.
Within my knowledge a colored servant man
of the late Daniel Webster, who was paid rea
aonable wages, supported bis fsmlly respecta
bly, purchased a lot of land on the island and
erected a neat and convenient houso out of bis
The expenuitures oi many inrgn rHituubn
tnenta are managed entirely and with complete
success by bl'Ck men.
FDIGITIOV or THE IIUrKM.
Though they pay to support tbe schools for
white children, and though tbey live too Tar
apart for advantageous combinations, yet the
blacks of tbe District maintain schools lor their
children. These are generally kept In Iho bass
ments cf their churches, which are not us well
fitted for such purposes a they should be.
some ot mem are uamp ana injurious to neaitn.
Notwithstanding these and many other disad
vantages, they exhibit a decided love for edu
cation, and acquire Ibe rudiments with marked
sncccai. In numerals and aeoirraDhY. tbev aeon
become experts. In recitations, especially of
fiainetio or uetcriptive poems, tuey are cxcei
ent, social ructrUARiTiia.
Thev have a crreat number ol voluntary as
sociations, and some of their benevolent and
literary societies are of tbe most creditable
character. Considerable sums of money are
constantly raised In Ibis way. Literary tastes
are fostered. Cemeteries, publio grounds and
edifices, schools, libraries, clothing and food
for the poor are thaa procured, and objects
connected with tbe Christian church and its
ministry are permanently established. There
are at least thirty associations of this kind In
constant operation among Ibe people ni color
la the District ol Columbia.
Tha number of their chute)'-' In nil, la
twelve. Tha average attacdv,' wijh ser
vice ia about three hundred. The contreira
tlona vary considerably at different seasons of
me year, inota wno coma with tneir em
ployees to tha District, go away with them. In
proportion as these employers are engsged on
Sundsya, ao will tbe blacks often bi.
Their appearanoa la chnrch la creditable.
Their dree Is deeorons and becoming. In
eome congregation tbe plain garba of the prim
itive Methodists similar In several respects to
those of the Friends -quite extensively pre
dominate. Qalet, solemnity, order, every
where prevail, with onlyench exceptions as are
always found In certain portion of every so
ciety. One of their churcbee ha a neat orgaa, and
eome large choirs. Congregational singing, la
popular. One or two of the churches pay their
pastors aalarlca of a thousand dollars a year.
All these are worthy men, and render the most
efficient service. A more seir denying, perre
verlog, laborious, body of men than the col
ored ministers of Ibe District of Columbia can
not be fouod in any country. Ther Influence
Is deservedly great, and may be saftly trusted
by the friends of the Union and popular gov
ATTACHMENT TO THE C0CJ.TRV.
No people in the United States are more
ready and willing to 'foil' w the flag ami keep
step to tbe music of the Union," iha are the
blacks In the District. Their patriotism la well
Informed, airing, and zealous, Tbey onder
stand tbe great question of tbe day having a
deep personal Interest In all its practical bear
ings. The sacred preservation of tbe Union Is
everything 1 1 them.
They Laonr, by means of Inform tllon accea
slb'e ns well to no others, Ike exact condition
ot their brethren in the (south. Communica
tions ut certain Important points are constant,
and sometimes frequent All these convey ar
guments ard appeals In favor of the Uulon.
An Intact Union la believed to be tbe death
knell of slavery. Escaping slaves, pnislng
through the District, are quickly taught who
their real friends are, and Inspired with tiue
It Is certain that a large number of the able
bodied colored men all through tbe District are
ready to take up arms In defence of the Union.
a. regiment or u tnousana picked men could be
obtained at a very short warning. These men
are constantly watching the progress ol events.
They study tbe mjlltary and naval tactics ol
Iho day with a 7st and enthusiasm Impelled by
tbe vital Interest thev have lu tbe siruvirle.
Not a man of Ihis body but knows what drill
Is; not a man but la Inured to fatigue; not a
man bat would fight bravely to the last.
Tbe cooflicta ol tho ancient people of God
w.in ineir enemies are symooilcal lo these peo
pie of their struggles lor universal freedom
Ibey think acd speak cf General liannlbal us
one of tbelr own Immortal heroes. Tbe brave
deeds ot Tonssatnt L'Ouverture, of Cbristopbe,
uigaua aua uenntra aoroaa, oi Attncss anu
Turner at home, are aa familiar to these seoole
aa household words. They remember the his
tories oi roiyaora ana ucewn, or atacaraei ana
New Orleans, of Fadryan and Virginia, and
ineir strong ansa and stout neana are nerved
for battle and victory. C. W. D.
Poet Ufllev Department.
Thursday an order waa given for tho resto
ration of mall aervice between Boonvllle. Mia-
aourl, and Independonce, which was suspended
In December last ia consequence of the secui
don war. This important seivlco runs along
the south side of the Missouri river, through
Lexington, 4c, three times a week, In two horao
coaches Preston Roberta, Jr., contractor.
new orriccs, ArroiirniEsni, etc.
In 1raMa A new office Is established at
Long Reach, Tyler county, and Daniel D.
Johnson appointed postmaster:
.Maryland. The name of the office at Hill's
Cross ltoade, Harford county, Md., ia changed
to "Aneraeen;" mat neing me name oi tna
vlllame. No chanire in Doatmaster.
ITelateare. At Lovevllle, Newcastlo county,
Calvin Highfield Is appointed postmaster, vice
Margaret A. McLellan, resigned
i'ennsyluinta, Tbe name of tbe office at Me
shoppln, Wyoming county, Pa , I) changed to
"Sterllogvlfle." O. II. Loomla retained oe
.Discontinuances. Boston, Northampton
comity, Fa.: Good Hope, Cumberland county,
Senatorial. The terms of the following
named members of the United States Senate
will expire with the present Congress, on the
4th of March nexl:
James Dixon, Rep., Connecticut.
Milton S. Latham, Opp., Calirornir.
James A. Ilayerd, Opp., Delaware,
Joseph A. Wright, Opp., Indiana.
Lot if. Morrill, Rep., Maine.
Charles Sumner, Rep , Massachusetts.
Anthony Kennedy, Opp., Maryland.
Zach. Chandler, Hep., Michigan.
Henry M Rice, Opp., Minnesota.
Preston King, Rep., New York.
John ft. Thompson, Opp., New Jersey,
David Wllmot, Rep., Pennsylvania.
Jas. S. Simmons, Rep., Rhode Island,
Andrew Johnson, Opp.. Tennessee.
Solomon Foots, Rep., Vermont.
Waltman T. Wllley, Opp., Virginia.
James R. Doolittle, Rep., Wisconsin.
ReoEvrs of the Suithsoman. The Smith
sonian Institution, at Washington, Is founded
upon funds given by a beneroleut foreigner
lor purposes of science lu Ibis land. It Is only
right and proper, in selecting regenta lor It, to
place In office men not only Intrinsically (It to
administer tbe trust, but such as have a repu
tation abroad that will be a wltnese to our
honor nnd fidelity In ndrainlstericK tbls inter
national Institution. It would be diffl:ult to
select anv one to fill the place of Prot. Fulton,
deceased, more honored at home and more
highly appreciated In all learned circlea abroad,
llian President Wohey, of Yale College, lie
has been nominated. While utber uatnes are
also presented of gentlemen who have deserved
well of the country Tor their exertions in the
cause of popular education, it Is no disparage
ment to any oi tnein to ny t-jut numi uxyr
served so long or su ably llio great cans" ol
education a President IVolwv. -V. 1. Jiule-
Hot ont Moutaiu are Distiiim-i'd. A cor
respondent of tbe Chicago Tri'mne thus de
scribes the manner in which the Immense Hlta
burg mortars being used lu I lie reduction of
Island No. are discharged. He says:
A I. ii- of nowdcr. welching from eighteen
to twenty pounds, Is dropped Into the bore of
tbe huge monster, too uornva urpps tuo eneii
in- ihAanarloia calculated: a long: cord Is at
tached to the primer; the gunner steps out upon
the platform and tha balance of the crew upon
the shore: the captain elves the word, the sun-
ner gives the otd a sudden jerk, a crash like a
tbousaod thunders follows, a tooguo ol Uame
leapa from the mouth of toe mortar and a col
umn of smoke rolls up in beautiful fleecy ip'
rals, developing Into rings of exquisite propor
tions. One can see the shell, as It leaves tbe
mortar, flying through tbe air, apparently no
larger than a marble. The next you see ot tbe
shell, a beautiful cloud of smoke bursts Into
eight, caused by the explosion."
'Mr. Tiibruiw Weed writes of a visit to hear
Spurgeon, the London sensation preacher. He
eat In Mrs. Spurgeon's pew, and was fuvorably
Impressed lth the discourse. The tabernacle
ocat 30,0J0, and be bu (,000 parishioners, of
whom 2,000 are sommoslcanta.
Corre'pandsnoe of the New York Tinas.
A nival of Toaaaantnt IOnrettare.
TIB AnTISTCREa OF "rOTtMAO JIM."
I spent three weeka at Liverpool Point, tho
outpost ot Hooker's Division, almost directly
opposite Aquia Creek, waitiog patiently for
the advance of our left wing to follow up the
army, becoming, If not a participator agalnat
the dying struggles of rebeldom, at least a
chronicler of the triumphs In the march of tho
During this time I was the guest of Colonel
Graham, of Uathiaa Point memory, who had
brought over from that place, (last November,)
ome thirty valuable chattels. A part of tho
uamp waa assigned to them. Tbey built log
nuts, and obtained from the soldiers many
comforts, making their quartera equal lo any In
They had friends and relatives. Negroes feet
as much sympathy for their friends aad kin as
the whites, and from November to the present
time, many a man In Virginia has lost a very
likely nigger, for the camp contains now up
wards or a hundred fat and healthy darkles, In
addition to Ha original number from Matblas
Point, ,tu wU .s,Si-"
One ot the number dceervea more honor than
that accorded to Tonlssant L'Onvertnre, in tho
brilliant lecture delivered by Wendell Phillips.
He la unquestionably the hero of the Potomac,
and deaervea to be placed by tbe aide of his
most renowned black brethren.
The name of tils neero ta James Lawson.
born near Hempstead, Virginia, and belonged
to a Mr. Taylor. He made his escape last De
cember. On hearing his praises spoken of by
tho captains of the gunboats on tbe Potomac,
I was rather Indisposed to admit tho Doaesslon
of all tbe qualities Ibey give blm credit for,
and thought poslbly his exploits had been ex-
agEerateu. uis ueroio cournge, trutniuiners,
and exalted Christian character seemed too
romantic for their realization : however, my
doubts on tbit score were dispelled, and I am
a witness of his last crowning act
Jim, after making his escape from Virginia,
shipped on board of the Freeborn, Hag gun
boat, Lieut. Simucl Magaw commanding. Ho
furnished Captain Magaw with much valuable
Intelligence concerning the rebel movements,
and from bis quiet every-day Behavior, soon
won tbe esteem of hit commanding officer.
Cant. Magaw, shortly after Jim a arrival on
board tbe Freeborn, sent him npon a scoutiog
tour through tho rebel lortlfloattons, mere to
test his reliability than anything else; and (he
mission, although fraught with great d tngrr,
was executed by Jim ia Ibe most faithful man
ner. Again Jim was sent inlo Virginia, land
log at the White House, below Mount Vernon,
and goirg Into tho interior for several mile,
encountering tbe fire cf picket guards and
posted utnlries, rclurccd In safety to the shore,
and was brought off in tbe captain's gig, under
the fire ol the rebel musketry.
Jim had a wife and four children at that time
still In Virgin'. They belonged to the same
man aa Jim did ; he waa aoxioua to get them ;
yet it aeemed Impossible. One day in Janua
ry, Jim came to tbe captain's room, and asked
for permission to be landed that evening on the
Virginia side, as he wished to bring oft" Mil
family. " Why, Jim," said Capt. Magaw, "how
will you bo ablo to pass the pickets I"
" I want lo try, captain ; I think I cm get
'em nver safely," weekly replied Jim.
" Well, you hare my per-ulssion ;'' and dpi.
Magaw ordered one of the gunboats to land Jim
that night on whatever part of tlio shore Jim de
signated, and return lor him the following
True to his appointment, Jim waa ut Iho spot
with his wife and family, and were taken on
board the gunboat and brought over to Lit er
pool Point, where Col. Graham had liven them
a log house to live In, jast back of his own
quarters. Jim ran the gauntlet of the sentries
unharmed, never taking to the roads, but keep
ing in the woods every foot-path of which, awl
almost every tree, he knew from his boyhood
Several weeks afterwards another reconnoU
sance was planned, and Jim sent on it. He re
turned in safety, and was highly complimented
uy uenerais iiookcr, bickies, and toe entire
On Thunday, week ago, It became necessary
to obtain correct Information of the enemy s
movements. Since then, batteries at Shipping
and Cockpit Points bad been evacuated, and
tbelr troops moved to Fredericksburg. Jim
waa tbe man picked out for tbe occasion, by
Gen. Sickles aad Capt Magaw. The general
came down to Col. Graham's quarters, about t)
in the evening, and sent for Jim. There wero
J resent the general, Col. Graham, and myself.
Im came inlo the colonel's.
" Jim," said the General, " I want you to go
over to Virginia tonight, and find oat vtbat
forces they have at Aqula Creek and Freder
icksburg. If you want any men-to accompany
you, pick them out."
"I know fico men that would Ilka to go,''
" Well, get them, and be back as soon as
Away went Jim over to the contraband
camp, nnd returning almost Immediately,
brought into our presence two very Intelligent
" Are you all ready ? " inquired tha General.
"All ready, Sir," the trio responded.
" Well, here, Jim, you take my pistol," said
General Sickles, unbuckling It from bis bell,
" and. If you are successful, I witl giro you
Jim hoped be would be, and bidding u,
good bye, started off for the gunboat Satellite.
Coot Foster, who latded them a short distance
below -the Potomao Creek batterie. They
wero to return early in the morning, but were
unable, from the great distance they went in
Long before daylight on Saturday moning
the gunboat was lying off the appointed place.
As the day dawned, Captain Foster discovered
a mounted picket guard near the beacb, and
almost at the same instant aaw Jim to tho lelt
of them, in the woods, sighting bis gun at the
rebel cavalry. He ordered ibe "gig" to be
manned and rowed to tbe shore. The rebels
moved along slowly, thinking to intercept the
bt, when Foster gave them a shell, which
scattered them. Jim, with only one of his
original companions, and two Iresh contra
bands, come on board. Jini had lost tho ether.
He had keen challenged by a picket when somo
dlstancu In advance of Jim, and the negro, in
itead ofouswering the summons. Bred the con
tents of Sickles' revolver nt tho picket. It
was an unfortunate occurrence, for at that llmi
the entire picket guard rushed out of u small
bogee near the spot, and fired the conteuta ot
tbelr muskets at Jim's companion, killing him
Instantly. Jim and tbe other three bid tbemj
selves ia a hollow, near a fence, and alter the
pickets gavo up pursuit, creeped through the
woods to the shore. From the close proinnl'y
of tho rebel pickets, Jim could not display u
light, which waa the signal for Foster lo seud a
Captain Foster, after bearing Jim's story of
the shooting ot hu companion, determined to
avenge hla death; so, steaming his vessel cloio
in to Inn shore, b sighted his guns for a barn,
where Ibe rebel cavalry were hiding behind.
He tired two shells -one went right through the
barn, killing four of tho rebels an! ssven of
their horses. Captain Foster, seeing the effect
of bis shots, said to Jim, who stood by : "Well,
Jim, I've avenged tbe death of poor Corneli
us," (the name of Jim's oompanion.)
General Hooper has transmitted to tbe War
Department an account of Jim's recounobeaoco
to Fredericksburg, and unites with the army
and navy stationed on tbe left wing ol the
Potomac, In the hope that the Government
will present Jim with a fitting rtsompans far