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I \f THE REPUBLIC. ? > r ' KUITKU BY A. C. RVLUTT it JOHN O. IAROKNT. PUBUSHJtU BY QIDHQN $l Co. TERJRB OF TU^fi DAILY j^NP TRI-WEEKLY. For the Daily paper, pyr annum . . $10 00 For the Tsi-weekly, '? . ... 000 For three copiee of the Tri-weekly . . 16 00 TERMS OF THE WEEKLY. Single subscription for one year ... $ 2 00 J ' Six copies, for one year 10 00 Sixteen copies, for one year 20 00 Twenty-five copies, for oue year, (when ^ ordered at one and the shine time) . . 26 00 No paper will be sent until the money is received. ^ " Treasury Department, May, 1849. SEPARATE PR0P08AL8 for furnishing the stationery and for ejtecuting the printing of this THE REPUBLIC. /) -**> mHdmK , ,8 a rt, ^ ac r ^ I If. 1 " ? ?? ? ??DAILY. Vol. I. WASHINGTON: TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 19, 1849. No. 6. Department during the fiscal yew ending June 30, 1 \ 1850, will be received until i o'clock, p. m., on the 25th day of June next. Those unaccompanied by satisfactory testimonials ot ability to fulfil a contract will not be considered. All the articles of stationery must be of the very best quality?samples of the principal articles of which, sucn as paper, quills, metallic pens, lead pencils, knives, tnk?&c., must accompany the bids, put up in classes as per schedule; and the Department reserves the right to retain such samples, and pay for the same at the prices stated in the offer, or to return them, fit its option. No bid will be con-' sidered where the articles accompanying it are not of the kind and quality required for the Department. Each proposal must be signed by the individual or Arm making it, and must specify a price, and fad oris jiHtX, for fa&cli and every article eontaoarthia tits schedule. Should any articles be reaurred not enumerated, they are to be furnishea at the lowest mar'1 t ket prices, according to quality. Blank forms for 1 proposals will be furnished at the Department to persons applying for them; and as without uniformity therein the Department would find it difficult to make a decision, none will be taken into consideration unless substantially agreeing therewith. The printing must be executed with new and perfect type, and on the best paper used for the different descriptions required. The paper for the printing will be furnished by the contractor; the Department, or the office ordering it, tb designate the kind .1* .. J . ...L.D ' i _.l : 1 oi paper anu type, wneuier script or ouiei wife, euiu the number to go on a sheet, when the matter or article will admit of more than one. Each class will be considered separately, and, all other things being equal, it will be assigned to the lowest bidder. Where more than one class is as' signed to a bidder, they may all be embraced in one contract; and each bidder who may have one or 1 I > more classes assigned to him, shall take all auch classes, or forfeit his right to any portion of the contract. All the articles to be furnished and work to be i executed must be of the best quality, and delivered without delay when ordered, and to the satisfaction of the head of the office for which they are required. The Department reserves to itself the right of ordering a greater or lees quantity of each and every i , article contracted for, as the public service may require. Bonds, with approved security, to be given by the person or persons contracting j and in case of a failure to supply the articles or to perform the work, the contractor and his sureties shall be liable for the forfeiture specified in such bond, as liquidated damages. The subjoined lists specify, as nearly as now can be done, the amount, quality, and description of each of the kinds of articles and work that will be wanted. being impracticable to give a precise description of the nature and quality of the various kinas of printing, bidders are referred to the samples in the different offices for specimens of the gen1 ? era! descriptions required. STATIONERY. Writing paper, made of linen, laid or wove, white or blue. Class No. I. 80 reams folio post, satin or plain finish, faint lined, and trimmed, to weigh not less than 17 pounds per ream v K 190 do foolscap, hand-made, faint lined and ' S : trioMMd, to waigh not lag* than 19 pounds per ream. 55 do foolscap, machine, faint lined and trimmed, to weigh not less than 12 0 pounds per ream 15 do foolscap, plain, hand-made, faint lined and trimmed, to weigh not less than 1 12 pounds per ream 10 do foolscap, plain, machine, faint liued and trimmed, to weigh not less than 12 pounde per ream 8 do foolscap, blue laid, hand-made, faint lined, garden pattern, commonly known as despatch or consular paper, j to weigh not less than 16 pounds per ream 250 do quarto post, hand-made, plain, faint lined three sides, per ream 140 do quarto post, machine, plain, faint lined three sides, per ream 70 do quarto post, hand-made, plain, faint lined four sides, per ream 12 do quarto post, machine, faint lined four sides, per ream 40 do quarto post, French, fcunt lined three sides, per ream 12 do note paper, gilt, per ream , * 8 do do plain, do Class No. 2. 3 do royal paper, for books 3 do medium paper, for books 50 do copying do do 125 do envelope paper, yellow or buff, royal, per ream 15 do envelope paper, flat cap, white or blue, 1 per ream 3 do large brown envelope, per ream js 30 do blotting paper, royal do Class No. 3. 450 dozen cards Perry's best metallic pens, per ? 4 dozen cards 250 do cards of all other manufacture in use, 1 per dozen cards 40 gross metallic pens, per gross 15.000 quills, No. 80, per thousand 4,000 do No. 70, do J dozen ever-pointed gold pencils and pens, i per dozen 4 do ever-pointed silver pencils, with gold ( pens, per dozen 5 do gold pens, Brown's, or equal,per dozen 2 do silver cases for the same do , 10 do ever-pointed pencils, silver do 10 do ever-pointed silver d*sk-j>eneils, with rosewood handles, per dozen 15 gross of leads for ever-pointed pencils, assorted sizes, tier gross 75 dozen Contee's best black-lead pencils, graduated 100 do Monroe's or other manufactured graduated in iin rt?A ImH nennls ner driven Clam No. 4. 20 do folders, ivory, 9-inch, per dozen 1460 do red linen tape, assort I do 60 do silk taste, assorted colors and widths, in hanks, per dozen 2 do pounce boxes, of ivory, per doxen 10 do , do coOoa do 12 do sand boxes do do 10 do do tin do 1 ' 16 do wafer stands, or boxes, cocoa, per ' dozen IS do erasers, Rodgers A 8on's, ivory handles, per dozen, genuine 30 do penknives, Rodger* A Son's, 4 blades, buckhom handles, per doz.,genuine 4 do penknives, Abbott's, American, fourblades, buck-hom handles, nerdoz. genuine 3 do desk-knive*, Rodger* A Son's,]-blade, ivory handle*, per dozen, genuine 6 do wafer-stamp*, ivory handle*, per doz. 1 i 5 do do lignumivitte handles, per dozen i 6 do office shear*, 11 inches, per dozen 6 do office aciaaor*, per dozen Clam No. 5. 12 do inkfltamf*, cu?-gla*?, recently-invented fountain, movable top*, per dozen 2 do ink*(and*, cnsrf-irnn 4 do French pump China inkstand* 15 gallon* ink, black, Maynard ANoyea's, per gallon 600 bottle* ink, black, do do in bottle*, per quart 6 quart* ink, red, per quart 60 bottle* of ink, black, Cooper A Phillip*'a, or equal, per quart bottle 50 do ink, blue, Stephen*'*, per quart bottle .100 do ink, red, Arnold's, or equal, in J-pint . bottles, per bottle 1 75 do common ink, small size, French, or equal 500 do ink, copying, Terry's, in i-pinl bottles, per bottle Class No. 6. 10,000 wafers, large red, for Department seal, per thousand 100 pounds wafers, common size, red, per pound 100 do sealing-wax, best extra superfine, scarlet, per pound 20 do seuling-wax, superfine, per pound 15 do do black, do 25 do India rubber, prepared do 3 do do unprepared do 200 quarts black sand, per quart CiiAss No. 7. 150 ounces pounce, per ounce , [' 1 dozen India ink, best, per dozen 2 do camel's hair pencils, per doz., assorted 100 pounds twine, linen, per pound 100 do twine, notion, per pound 50,000 pocket envelopes, of White or yells* paper, of the following sites, viz.,8j by 3$ inches, per hundred 8 dozen rulers, mahogany, round or flat, per dozen 8 dozen elastic pen-holders, Alden's, per dozen PRINTING. The printing of all kinds, which may be required : to be executea for the use of the Treasury Department, or any of the offices thereof, whether the I same be circulars, instructions, warrants, forms, re turns, blanks, solid matter, or not, lead d, rule work, or rule and figure wprk, faint ruling or lining, and red ruling or lining, or by whatever name, title, or description the same shall be known to or usually designated by the office requiring it, and including, also, folding, stitching, pasting, &c., on the fallowing descriptions of paper, to wit: JVb. of sheets. On quarto post, 1 page on a sheet, per 100 sneets - 75,000 2 do do 30,500 3 do do 5,000 4 do do 3,000 On foolscap, 1 do do 8,500 2 do do 60,000 3 do do 2,200 4 do do 1,800 On folio post, 1 do do 8,600 2 do do 7,200 3 do do 2,000 4 do do 2,000 On every other description of paper, not designated above, but to be so by the office ordering it, whether circulars, instructions, warrants, forms, returns, &c.,as specified in the first paragraph, for? 1 page on a sheet, per 100 sheets, 2,700 2 do do 20,000 3 do do 2,100 " 4 do do 1,250 State the price per page for every additional page on any of the above over four pages, estimating at 10,000 pages. Blank forms, or anv other descriDtion of printing required broadside on any of the above paper, each broadside to be counted as one page. Treasurer's weekly statement of treasury drafts and specie, on imperial writing paper, per 100 sheets, - - 200 It is expressly to be understood that no extra charge of any description will be allowed. The prices bid for printing must cover and include all contingencies and extras. The Department reserves the right to have any .description of printing, which may properly be called "book or pamphlet work," executed by special contract. The bidders for printing will accompany their bids with samples of quality of the different kinds of paper they propose to furnish. Separate proposals will also be received for printing 600 copies of the "Annual Receipts and Expenditures of the United States" for the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1849, forming about 450 pages in one volume, including paper, printing, folding, and stitching. The first part of the work to be printed in ths same manner as those for the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1847, to page 251, in every particular; and the second part as those for the fiscal year ending 30th June, 1844. in every particular. June 14?3tThdfcg Navy Supplies under the Bureau of Tarda and Dooka Navy Aqekt's Office, Memphis, Tennessee, May 30, 1849. ' QEALED PROPOSALS in duplicate, for each ^ class separately endorsed "Proposals for supplies for nary yards," will be received at this office unul 12 o'clock, m., on the 29th day of June next, for furnishing and delivering at the navy yard at Memphis, Tennessee, at such place or places as may be directed by the commandant, free of exEense to the Government, the materials and articles ereinafter to be specified, viz: Class Ab. 1.?Bricki. 422,400 l>est quality paving bricks 364,100 " hard burnt do Class Ao. 2.?Stoke. 754 perches stone for foundations, in pieces from 6 to 18 inches thick, not leas than 18 inches wide, and from 2 to 4 feet long. The pieces must be well shaped, and may be ssnd or limestone, or both. 210 perches stone in rectangular blocks, 3 to 5 faet long, 6 inches thick, and 18 inches wide. Class Ab. 3.?Li mber 120 pieces cypress or pine, 23 feet long, 3$ x 12 inches 120 pieces cypress or pine, 22 feet long, 3J x 12 inches 120 pieces cypress or pine, 12 feet long, 3J x 12 inches ? ton or /v.. I... in in 1,1 w pieces cjrprrww or puve9 *xj irui kmi^, ju a iu for piling 1,000 pMem cypres* or pine, 35 foot long, 6 x 19 for piling 200 piece* round timber for pile*, 50 feet long, 12 inche* diameter in the middle 300 piece* round timl>er for pile*, 40 feet long, 12 inche* diameter in the middle 500 piece* round timber for pile*, 35 feet long, 12 inche* diameter in the middle 20,300 feet 1 inch cypro*a or pine board*, for*heeting 450 feet 1} inch cypress or pine plank 50 cedar pout*, 8x8 inche*, 8 feet long 45 piece* cedar plank, 9 feet long, lj i 9 inche* 90 piece* cedar plank, 9 feet long, 2} x 5 " Class Nb. 4.?Lim* and Cemknt. 12,660 bushel* of unslacked lime 350 barrel* of hydraulic cement Class No. 5.?-Sand. 31,280 buaheln of *and Class No. 6.?Iron, Stxkl, ant Nail*. 65 pound* bar iron, 3 inche* hy J inch 1,100 " " 21 ?? by 1 ?? 2,500 " " 2 " by i " 1,120 " M 11 " by 11 <? 195 " " i " by J ? 100 " 6d cut nail* 200 " 8d " 300 " lOd " 200 " 20d " 112 *a*h weight*, weighing 7 pound* each 8 doz best 11 inch *xle window pulley* 12 " 1} " wood crew*, No. 12 Class M 6?Miscrllanxott*. 200 pound* ea*t steel, 1 inch square 100 " 1 inch round iron .WAI ~ i 300 " J " " 800 " 1 " " 500 " horse-shoe " Chun Mb. 7.?Corrr*. 42 sheet* of copper 30 x 60 inches, weighing 11 pounds each Chun .Kb 8.?Paimts, Oh., awd Gi.asb. 450 pounds of Spanish whiting 3,900 " pure white lend 176 gallons of linseed oil 8 of spirits turpsnUns 59 pounds of litharge 8 " of lampblack 2 boxes of window glass, 10 x 16 inches 3 " best quality crown glass, 11x20 inches Clou No. 9.?Hardware, Miscellaneous. 11 dozen 14 inch flat flies 1 do 14 do half round flies 1 do 12 do flat smooth flies Ido 10 do flat smooth files do 12 do half round smooth files ido 12 do square files do 10 do three square do 1 do 6 do do do 4 do 5 do hand-saw do 3 do 41 do do do 2 do 12 do mill-saw do 2 do 14 do do do * 1 do 12 do rat-tail do 1 blacksmith's vice (solid box) weighing 80 pounds 10 pounds borax 30 do horse-shoe nails 800 do pig lepd -? 100 do block tin 1 ream No. 2 sand paper 1 do No. 3 do 50 pounds white chalk 100 do glue 10 dozen mason's lines 30 gallons lard oil 60 do spirit gas ni..? W. 1A Q 10 reams best quality ruled letter paper 10 " " foolscap paper, ruled 2 quires Atlas drawing paper 500 quills, No. 80 4 gross best metallic pens 1 dozen pint bottles black ink 1 dozen bottles French carmine red ink 2 pounds red sealing-wax 1 dozen papers black sand 2 " blank books, No 9, 8vo. 1 " pieces India rubber 12 " black lead-pencils, assorted numbers Class No. 11.?Hat, Miscellaneous 25 tons Hay Class No. 12.?Miscellaneous: 16,000 pounds of chopped rye 500 bushels of corn 500 " oats 7,000 pounds of sheaf oats 8 bushels G. A. salt 3 barrels tar, each barrel to contain 31 gallons Class Nb 13.?Miscellaneous. 2,000 bushels of best bituminous coal. It is to be provided in the contract, and to be distinctly understood, that the Government reserves the right to increase or diminish the quantities of articles contracted for to the amount of fifty per cent., as the wants of the service may require; and whether the quantities required be more or less than those specified, the prices shall remain the same. All the articles must he of the bat quality, delivered in good order, and subject to such inspection at the yard of delivery as the bureau may direct, and be in all respects satisfactory to the command ant thereof. For further description of materials and Bamples, apply to the commandant of the nary yard. The deliveries of all the building materials, excepting miscellaneous articles ana piles, may be commenced forthwith, and must be commenced within sixty days after the date of the contract, and be continued from time to time as, in the opinion of the commandant of the yard, the wants of the service may require, and must all be completed within six months after said date. But no payment will be made until July 1, 1849. 1 Classes headed " Miscellaneous," to be delivered as required during the fiscal year. On these, the 20 per cent, retained may, at the option of the bureau, oe paid Quarterly, on the 1st of January, April, July, ana October. When deliveries have been satisfactory, the balance (80 per cent.) will be paid by the Navy Agent, within thirty days after the presentation of bills in triplicate, properly vouched and approved. A rigid adherence to the contract will be required. Bidders, therefore, are especially cautioned not to offer under an impression that an extension of time will be granted or permitted. Approved sureties in one-half of the amount of the contract will be required, and 20 per cent, as additional security deducted from each payment, until the contract shall have been completed or cancelled. The sureties must sign the contract as sureties, and make affidavit that they, in the aggregate, are worth, over and above their debts and liabilities, the full amount of the contract. Each offer must be signed by the person or persons making it, and his or their residence, as well as the guarantors, naming the town and State, must be distinctly stated. Persons whose offers shall be accepted, will be notified bv letter through the nost office which no tice ahull be conaidered sufficient; and if they do not enter into contract accordingly for the supplies specified, within fifteen days from the date of notice of the acceptance of their bid, a contract will be made with some other person or persons, and the guarantors to said defaulting bidder will be held responsible for excess of price, if any, over the accepted offer. Foam or orrx*. To the Nary Agent at , I of , in the State of , hereby offer > to furnish under your advertisement dated , and subject to all the requirements of the sams, all the articles embraced in class No , viz: for (here insert the articles and prices carried out,) ' amounting to, (write the aggregate in words.) The undersigned, of , and , of , in the 8tate of , as guarantors, hereby undertake that the above named will, ! if his offer be accepted, enter into contract, as before required, with the United Slates, within fifteen days 1 after the date of notice, through the post office, of the acceptance of his bid, as before mentioned. 1 (Signatures.) I certify the above named, , and , are known to me to be good and responsible guarantors in this case. GEO. W. SMITH, June 19?lawtJunri*) Navy Agent. SELLING OFF.?Being desirous of reducing our stock of Summer goods, we have determined from this day forward to offer all good* the demand for which cease* with the season, without regard to <<i*t. Our *Us k is now large and very complete, and well worthy the attention of purchasers. We name in part-O (WMI unr/la rrfttrlt I Jivt'itk fuflt roltira fit 191 rcntd a,(100 Ho fin*1 Ho do from IB to 15 rent* 1,000 do black and white French Gingham, at '2,000 do colored and white French Gingham, from 12 J to 25 '200 piece* French Berege and Grenadine, all color*, among them several plain green, 26 to 60 60 do plain black and satin-striped Bereges, 26 to .10 '20 do checked and striped India Silk*, very cheap 10 do black Foulard Silk,* beautiful article 60 do Linen Lustres, all colprs, at 25 30 do white and colored embroidered Muslin. at 37J 160 do checked and striped Cambrics, from 1'2) to '25 '200 do plain Cambric* and Jaconet*, from 1*2) to 26 '200 do Nainsook and Swiss Muslins, from 20 to 60 26 do India or Swiss Book, two yards wide, a beautiful article for summer drenses 10,INN) yards fine Prints, all colors and atvles, from from 6J to 121, warranted fast, together wtth a large assortment of Hosiery, plain open-worked and embroidered Kid, Silk, ana Thread Gloves, Linen cambric Handkerchiefs. Lace Cap s, Sw iss and Cambric Edging and Inserting, Thread Fxlging, black Silk Lace, Parasols, Fans, &r., besides N groat variety of i other article* too numerous to mention. We earnestly request all person* in want of Dry Good* to give us a call before purchasing elsewhere, aa we are confident of being able to save them from ten to twenty per cent, on their bill*. VF.RHV k BROTHER, No. 6 Market Space, bet 7th and Nth *t* June 13?3teod ' it Stationery and Printing. Department op the Interior, May 30,1849. Q EPARATE PROPOSALS for furnishing the stationery, and for executing th? printing of this Department, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1850, will be received until 3 o'clock p. m., on the 29ih day of June next. Those unaccompanied by satisfactory testimonials of ability to fulfil a contract will not tie considered. All the articles of stationery must oe of the very best quality?samples of the principal articles of which, such as paper, quills, metalic pens, lead pencils, knives, ink, Ac., must accompany the bids, put up in classes as per schedule ; aid the Department reserves the right to retain suci samples, and pay for the same at the prices stated in the offer, or to return them, at its option. Xo bid will be considered where the articles acconpanying it are not of the lund and quality required for the Department. , Each propoaal must be signed by the individual or firm making it, and must speedy a price, and but one price, for each and every article contained in the schedule. Should any articles be required not enumerated, they are to be furnished at the lowest market prices, according to quality. Blank forms nrill k? fiifniukofl nt thp IVnfirtmpnt IVI piupvooio WHl UV * 14* M. to persons applying tor them; and as without uniformity therein the Department would find it difficult to make a decision, none will be taken into consideration unless substantially agreeing therewith. The printing must be executed with new and perfect type, and or) the best paper twed for the different descriptions required. The paper for the printing will be furnished by the contractor ; the Department, or the office ordering it. to designate the kind of paper and type, whether script or otherwise, ana the number to go an a sheet, when the matter or article will admit of more than one. Each class will be bid for and decided upon separately, and all other things being equal, it will be assigned to the lowest bidder. Where more than one class is assigned to a bidder, they may all be embraced in one contract; and each bidder, who may have one or mote classes assigned to him, shall take all such classes, or forfeit his right to any portion of the contract. All the articles to be furnished and work to be executed must be of the best quality, and delivered without delay when ordered, and to the satisfaction of the head of the office for which they are required. The Department reserves to itself the right of ordering a greater or less quantity of each and every article contracted for, as the public service may require. Bonds, with approved security, to be given by the person or persons contracung; and in case of a failure to supply the articlei, or to perform the work, the contractor and his lureues shall be liable for the forfeiture specified ir such bond, as liquidated damages. The subjoined lists specify,as nearly as now can be done, the amount, quality, and description of each of the kinds of arUclet and work that will be wanted. uciug impiacutouio iu g***- ? ??*w.wv scrintion of ihe nature anl quality of the various kinus of printing, bidders are referred to the samples in the different offices for specimens of the general descriptions required. STATIONERY. Writing paper, made of linen, laid or wove, white or bine. Class No. 1. 75 reams folio post, satin or plain finish, faint lined, and trimmed, to weigh not less than 17 pounde jter ream 100 do foolscap, hand-made, faint lined and trimmed, to weigh not les6 than 12 pounds per ream 50 do foolscap, machine, faint-lined and trimmed, to weigh not less that 12 pounds per ream 15 do foolscap, plain, hand-made, faintlined and trimmed, to weigh not less than 12 pounds per ream 10 do foolscap, plain, machine, faint-lined and trimmed, to weigh not less than 12 pounds per ream 18 do foolscap, blue-laid, hand-made, faintlined, garden pattern, commonly known as despatch or consular paper, to weigh not less ihan 16 pounds per ream 260 do quarto post, hand-made, plain, faintlined three aidea, per ream 120 do quarto poat, machine, plain, faintfined three aide*, per ream 60 do quarto poat, hand-made, plain, faintfined four aide*, per ream 10 do quarto poat, machine, faint-lined four aidea, per ream 40 do quarto poat French, faint-lined three aidea, per ream 15 do note paper, gilt per ream 5 do do plain do Clasi No. 2. 3 do royal paper for booka ? do medium paper for booka 40 do copying do do 120 do envelope paper, yellow or buff, royal, per ream 60 do envelope paper, flat cap, white or blue, per ream 10 do large orown envelope, per ream 20 do blotting paper, royal, per ream 25 dozen patent blotting paper 20 aheeta drawing paper, antiquarian, per aheet 25 do do do double elephant, per aheet 50 do do do elephant, per aheet 50 do tracing do largest size, rrenc.h, per sheet 24 do drawing do royal per sheet 5,000 binders' boards, 6} by 10} inches, per 1000 Class No. 3. 450 dozen cards Perry's best metallic pens, per dozen cards 250 do cards of all nlher manufacture in use, per dozen cards 40 gross metallic [tens, per gross 15,000 quills, No. 80, per thousand 10 dozen ever-pointed pencils, silver, per dozen 10 do ever-pointed silver desk-pencils, with rosewood handles, per dozen 40 gross of leads, for ever-pointed pencils, assorted sizes, per gross 75 dozen Contee's best black lead pencils, graduated 100 do Monroe's, or other manufactured do 10 do red lead pencils, per dozen 3 do drawing pencils, assorted Class No. 4. 20 dozen folders, ivory, 9-inch, per dozen 000 do red linen tape, assorted do 60 do silk taste, assorted colors and widths, in hanks, per dozen 2 do pounce boxes, of ivory, per dozen 10 do do cocoa, do 12 do sand boxes, do do 10 do do tin do 15 do wafer stands, or boxes, cocoa, per dozen 25 do erasers, Rodgers A Son's, ivory handle, per dozen, genuine 30 do nenkmves. Rndrrrs A Son's. 4 blades. huckhorn handles, per dozen, genuine 10 do penknives, Abbott's, American, fourlilade, buckhorn handles, per dozen, genuine 5 do desk-knives, Rodgers A Son's, one blade, ivory handles, per dozen, genu- | ine 6 do wafer-stamps, ivory handles, per do , zen 5 do wafer-stamps, lignum vita- handles, per dozen 4 do office shears, 11 inches, per dozen Ct.as* No. 5. Id dozen inkstands, cut glass, recently invented fountain, movable tops, per dozen , 4 do inkstands, ?a?t iron, large,double 9 do do do do single 4 do French pump China inkstands 15 gallona ink, black, Maynard & Noyea'a, par gallon 600 bottlea ink, black, Maynard & Noyea'a, in bottlea, per auart 10 quarts ink, red, per quart 75 bottles ink, black, Cooper & Phillips'a, or equal, per quart bottle 30 do ink, blue, Stephens's, per quart bottle 300 do ink, red, Arnold's, or equal, in 1-pint bottles, per bottle 120 do carmine ink, small size, French, or equal 500 do ink, copying, Terry'B, in 1-pint bottles, per bottle Class No. 680,000 wafers, large red, for office seals, per thousand 100 pounds wafers, common size, red, per pound 150 do sealing-wax, best extra Huperfine, scarlet, per pound 30 do sealing-wax, superfine, per pound 15 do ao bla^k, do 40 do India rubber, prepared, do 5 do do unprepared, do 300 quarts black sand, per. quart Class No 7. 150 ounces pounce, per ounce 1 dozen India ink, best, per dozen 2 do camel's hair pencils, per dozen, assorted 2 do sable pencils, per dozen, assorted 1 do Osborn's best water colors, per dozen cakes, 400 pounds twine, linen, per pound 100 do twine, cotton, ao 50,000 pocket envelopes, of white or yellow i>aper, of the following sizes, viz: 8? by 3? inches, per hundred 30,000 pocket envelopes, letter size 6 dozen rulers, mahogany, round or flat, per dozen 2 dozen lignumvitte, round, per dozen 8 do elastic penholders, Alden's, per dozen 1 do tortoise shell, per dozen 5 pounds sponge, best, per pound 10 do gum arabic, best, do PRINTING. The printing of all kinds, including paper, which may be required to be executed for the use of the Department of the Interior, or any of the offices thereof, whether the same be circulars, instructions, warrants, forms, returns, blanks, solid matter or not, leaded, rule work, or rule and figure work, faint ruling or lining, and red ruling or lining, or by whatever name, title, or descriotion the same shall be known to, or usually designated by, the office requiring it, and including also folding, stitching, pasting, &c., on the following descriptions of paper, to wit: -Vb. of shtett. On quarto post, 1 page on a sheet, per 100 sheets - 75,000 2 do do 30,500 3 do do 5,000 4 do do 3,000 On foolscap, 1 do do 6,500 2 do do 60,000 3 do do 2,200 I 4 do do 1,600 On folio post, 1 do do 8,600 2 do do 7,200 3 do do 2,000 4 do do 2,000 On every other description of paper, not designated above, but to be so by the office ordering it, whether circulars, instructions, warrants, forms, returns, &c., as specified in the first paragraph, for? 1 page on a sheet, per 100 sheets - 2,700 2 do do 20,000 3 do do 2,100 4 do do 1,250 State the price per page for every additional page on any of the above over four pages, estimating at 1,000 pages. On parchment, to be furnished by the Department, per 100 - 65,000 &lank forms, or any other description of printing required broadside on any of the above paper, each broadside to be counted as one page. It is expressly to be understood that no extra charge of any description will be allowed. The prices bid for printing must cover und include all contingencies and extras. The Department reserves the rignt to nave any description of printing, which may properly be called "book or pamphlet work," executed by special contract. The bidders for printing will accompany their bids with samples of quality of the different kinds of paper they propose to furnish. June 14?2awt 29th. A. ZAPPONE CtONTINUES to offer his services as Professor / and Translator of the FRENCH, SPANISH, ITALIAN and LATIN languages. Rough pronunciation soon improved, and bad pronunciation certainly corrected, under his instruction. Lessons are given in schools and private families on very moderate terms; and ladies who sing Italian, French or Spanish songs, should send soon for him if desiring his services. Residence, Mr. Fugitt's, Indiana avenue, near City Hall. June 16?-ly Hrandies. Whiskies. Choice Wines, etc., at private sale?We hsve on hand, and constantly keep, a choice and superior collection of Brandies, Whiskies, Wines, kc., among which we enumerate? 5 \ casks superior Brandy, with custom-house certificates attached 40 barrels superior copper distilled Monongahela Whisky 4 j casks Otard, Dupey k Co., Brandy Together with a choice collection of superior Wines from the celebrated house of Jacob Snider, jr., of Philadelphia; amongst which will be found? Amontillado Sherry, Bermudex and Poaxio Pale Sherry Haytar Xerxes' superior Pale Sherry IV icate West India Madeira Phelps' superior old nutty Madeira Extra superior old delicate Servial Madeira, vintage of1811 Superior H<? k. Moselle Clarets, of favored brands Cham page, of extra quality. Also 16 demijohns of very superior Brandy, warranted pure: put up expressly for family use, m a J preventive lor cholera. The attention of gentlemen desiring superior Wines and Liquors, is respectfully invited. EDW. C. & G. F DYER, Auction and Commission Merchants. June 1S?n Mw To the Publlo. g 1 WOODW \RI) respectfully invites the attenVV tion of his old customers and the public generally, to his large and well selected stork of Hardware, Fancy Goods, ire. I have just received a splendid assortment of Bathing Tubs, kr., as follows; Hip Baths, Zinc and Tin, Boston Baths, Large Bathing Tubs with heaters, Hand Shower Baths, Niagara Jet Shower Baths, kc., kc. I have also just received u lot of very fine Refri grratora, Ire Cream Fre< r.<t?, Water (Vwiln ?. Cl<? k?. Buckets, Bird Cages, Britannia Water Pitcher*, Banket Carriage* and Chair*. Rocking Horse* and Propellers, Iron and Briek Furnace* of all kind* an<f sires, and a gToat variety of Houae Furnishing Articles, Safe*, and every other article uaually found in the Hardware Line. And in case you should forget, I will just say that I have a few more Stoves and Urates of the same sort left, and shall continue to keep them on hand as usual. Thankful for past patronage. I shall be happy to wait upon and show my goods to any one who will favor me with a call. Having bought go?*l* very low, 1 am determined to sell as low or lower than can he bought in the city elaewhere. C. WOODWARD. Pa. Av., between 10th and 11th street*. June 15 6teod OI.I> Is)niton Bridge An historical novel, b7 C H Rodwell. GR ACE Dl'DLEY, OR ARNOLD AT SARATOGA, by Chas. J. Peterson. OLD JIDGK, OR LIFE IN A COLONY, by the Author of Sam Slick. MRS ELLIS' HOI KEKEF.PING MADE EASY CHOLERA, its Nature, Symptoms, and Treatment, compiled from the page* of the "London Lancet.'* This day received: for sale at TAYLOR k MAURY'S Bookstore, near 9th street. to nWJL NOTICE.?The steamer C0LUMBIA, Captain Jamee Har Per? w'" leave Commerce street wharf, in Baltimore, on Saturday, March 3d, at four o'clock in the afternoon, for Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown; and returning, will leave Washington at 0 o'clock and Alexandria at 7 o'clock in the morning of the following Wednesday. Thereafter, she will leave Baltimore on every succeeding Saturday afternoon, and Washington and Alexandria on every succeeding Wednesday morning, at the hours before mentioned, during the season. For passage and freight, apply to the Captain on board, or to the several agents: C. Worthington, Baltimore; Mr. Riley, Washington; Messrs. Pickrail, Georgetown; and Messrs. Wheat, Alexandria. JAMES HARPER, CapUtin. A report having been extensively circulated that the steamer Columbia had beer, condemned by the Inspector of Steamboat Hulls for the port of WasiiJ,.... .v,? ;? refutation thereof: Having' been culled upon by you to examine the hull of the steamer Columbia, whilst on the railway in Baltimore, on the 23d ultimo, and having performed that duty, I feel no hesitancy in saying that the hull of that boat in in good condition, and trustworthy for the cattinge of freight and passengers between this place and Baltimore. The injury done to the sternpost having- now been repaired, 1 consider her to be as good as many steamboats of five years of age. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, WILLIAM EASBY, Inspector of Steamboats. Washington, February 17, 1849. To William Gunton, Esq., President of the Washington, Alexandria, and Georgetown Steam Packet Company. Baltimobe, February 20, 1849. We, the undersigned, shipwrights of. Baltimore, have had the steamer Columbia upon our railway, and, at the request of the owners and agent, have exumined her throughout and made all necessary repairs. We now, without hesitation, pronounce her to be in very good order for the transportation of freight and passengers between Baltimore and Washington. FLANNIGAN & TRIMBLE. June 13?3taw6w Pension and Bounty Land Agency, WASHINGTON CITY, Office removed to 1 oth ttreet, opposite the Treasury Department. GEORGE M. PHILLIPS, Notary Public, Commissioner of Deeds, and formerly of the Treasury Department, attends to the prosecution and collection of Claims before Congress and the several Executive Departments of the Government. His attention is more particularly directed to the presentation and prosecution of CLAIMS FOR PENSIONS, whether? Revolutionary, Invalid, Navy, Half-pay or Widow's; Pre-emption and other Land Claims; Revolutionary Services?for Commutation, Halfpay, or Bounty Lands; Bounty Lunds and Pensions for services in the late War with Mexico; Contracts with the different Departments for Supplies, &c.; Settlement of the accounts of disbursing- and other officers of the Government; Collection of unclaimed dividends on the funded debt of the United States. Being in possession of a large number of Rolls of the Army of the Revolution, he is enabled to produce the "proof of Mtrvice" of a large proportion of those engaged in that struggle, and for which they or their widows art; entitled to pensions from the United States. As Notary Public, the undersigned is prepared to furnish legalized copies of Documents or Records. Charges will be moderate, varying according to the nature of the business transacted. Letters, to receive attention, should be postage paid, and may be addressed GEORGE M. PHILLIPS, Box .Wo. 6*2, Washington city. REFERENCES. He hu the pleasure of referring claimant* and other* to the following gentlemen: Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott, U. 8. Army. Brig. General Nathan Towson, Paymaster General U. S. A. " *' George Gib*on, Commissary General U. S. A. Hon. A. K Pari*, Second Comptroller of the Treasury. '? Walter Forward, late Secretary of the Treasury. " Simon Cameron, United State* 9enate. " Patrick G. Goode, Sidney, Ohio. " Alexander Harper, Zaneaville, Ohio. " Willi* Green, Green, Kentucky. " Garrett Davia, Pari*, " " Baiiie Peyton, New Orleans. " John W. Davi*, Speaker of the House of Rep*. " Jame* G. Hampton, New Jersey. " R. W. Thompson, Terre Haute, Indiana. " E. M. Huntington, Indiana. " Edmund Deberry, Lawrenceville, N. C. " D. S. Kauffman, Texas. ? M P. Gentry, Tennewee. " Andrew Stewart, Pennsylvania. " Jame* Irvin, " " Richard Brodhead, ?* " Truman Smith, Litchfield, Connecticut " S. F. Vinton, Ohio. " B. G. Thibodeaux, Louisiana. " Calvin Blythe, Philadelphia. " Wm. B. Reed. " C. B. Smith, Indiana " Joshua A. Spencer, Utica, New York itoDtTi smitn, Alton, uunou. " William Sawyer, Ohio. Messrs. Gales At Scaton, Washington city Joseph H. Bradley, Esq., Rev Win. McLain, " " Wm. T. Sprole, West Point. " James Knox, New York. " James G. Hamm r, Baltimore. Messrs. A. E. Sa rigs Urn At Co., Baltimore D. Leche & Son, Baltimore. Dr. W. L. Atlee. Philadelphia. Rev. George Duffield, Detroit. Bishop MrCoskrey " Rev. J. P. Durbin, D. D., Philadelphia. S. Brady, Esq., Wheeling, Virginia. A. M. Phillips At Son, " " Rev. E. H. t umpston, Lynchburg, Va. Rev. Richard Craighead, Meadvflle, Penn. J. D. IVtrees, Esq.. Indianapolis. June 13?dtf * Dry Good* ' Dry Goods '' Dry Goods 1!! ItWKLVE THOUSAND DOLLARS' WORTH OF FANCY AND STAPLE DRY GOODS, at unheard of low prices.? In order to reduee our stock, which is very large and complete, we will commence this day to run tiff our entire stock of goods at greatly reduced prices for rash. In store may be found? IMO yards new style French Bareges, from 12 to 50 cents 2500 yards new style French Ijvwiis, from 10 to 26 cents Embroidered Muslin Dresses and Robes, beautiful gtaals Rich tliangeable and figured Silks, very cheap Ra h |>Ihck (In* d< Rhine Silks, all widths and qualities Black Silk Laces, Fringes and Gimps Swiss, Hook and Jaconet Muslins, plain, plaid unci mripru Bla< k Alpacas and Bomhaxincs. very rich finish | Ginghams ami Prints, extra cheap Hosiery and Gloves, all kind* anu qualities Fine Corded and Grass Skirts 4lkWI yawls Bleached Cotton Skirting and Sheetings, 4 to 37 cents 3000 yards j, 4-4, and 5-4 Brown Cotton, 6 to 10 cents I>ainask Linen Table Diaper and Cloths, great harenins Scotch, Birdeye and Huckahaek Diapers A larsre lot of Bonnets, Kiliands, Parasols and Parasoh ttea, with many other goods too tedious to mention, which will be sold extremely cheap for cash, or approved paper at short dates. HYATT k FRAZIKR. Penn. av., between Sth and 9th sta., June 13?Jteoif Opposite Centre Market, WHITE AND DRAB BEAVER, FINE MOLE SKIN BLACK HATS, and every variety of Straw Hats. I have now on hand a large stock of fine Hats and Caps, which I will sell on accommodating terms. , Also an assortment of Umbrellas. F MATTINGLY, 7th street. June 19?3t above Odd Fellows' Hall. A CARD.? A very neat Store, ready fitted up,for rent. Apply to C. WOODWARD, Pa. Av., between 10th and 11th streets I June 16?3t I 1 . OFFICE OF THE REPUBLIC, NINTH STREET, "*? avuiii, WASHINGTON, D. C. ADVERTISING: Advertisements will be inserted in The Republic at the usual rates of the other papers published in Washington. A deduction will be made to thsee who advertise by the year. THE TRI-WEEKLY REPUBLIC will sb issued every TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY. THE WBBKtY REPUBLIC WILL BE PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY. , SPLENDID LOTTERIES, FOR JULY, 1849. J. W MAURY * CO., MANAGERS. $40,000! 20 PRIZES OF R4.000 are 9*0,000! VIRGINIA STATE LOTTERY, For the benefit of Monongalia Academy, Claaa No. *4, for 1040. To be drawn at Alexandria, Va., on Saturday, tha 7th of July, 1849. BRILLIANT SCHEME. 1 prize of - * 040,000 20 prizes of - - 4,000 10 do .... 1,693 10 do .... 1,200 he he. Tickets oldy 010-7-Halve* 05?Quartern 92 60. Certificates of packages of 25 Whole tickets 0 130 00 Do do of 25 Half do 65 00 Do do of 25 Quarter do 32 60 3 PRIZES OF 926,000 ARE 978,000! 3 prizes of 910,000 are 930,000! JU prizes DI fi ,ww: VIRGINIA OTATE LOTTER V , For the benefit of Monongalia Academy, Claw No. SI, for 1849, To be drawn at Alexandria, Va., on Saturday, the 14th of July, 1849. GRAND SCHEME: 1 prize of #26,000 < 1 do .... 26,000 1 do .... 26,000 i 3 prizes of - - - 10,000 3 do - - - - 5,000 3 do - - - - 3,182 30 do .... 1,000 178 do - - - -500 Tickets #10?Halves #6?Quarters #2 50. Certificates of packages of 26 Whole tickets #140 00 Do do of 26 Half do 70 00 Do do of 26 Quarter do 35 00 CAPITAL, #35,000! #18,000! #10,000! VIRGINIA STATE LOTTERY, For the benefit of Monongalia Academy, Class No. 90, for 1849, To be drawn at Alexandria, Va., on Saturday, the 21st of July, 1849. 75 number lottery, 13 drawn ballots. SPLENDID SCHEME: 1 splendid prize of - - #35,000 1 prize of 18,000 1 do .... 10,000 1 do - - - - 8,000 I till .... o,uitu 1 do .... 4,000 1 do .... 2,266 20 prireH of - - - 1,200 20 do 600 | 20 do 400 1 Tickets $10?Halve* $5?Quarters $2 50. Certificates of pat leases of 25 Whole tickets $130 00 Do do of 25 Half do 66 00 A Do do of *25 Quarter do 32 50 ' $52 000! M $18,000! $11,000! M Sixteen Drawn Ballot*! ff VIRGINIA STATE LOTTERY. K For the benefit of Monongalia Academy, fl Clans G, for 1849, To be drawn at Alexandria, Va., on Saturday, the V . "28th of July, 1849. 78 number lottery?16 drawn ballota! Mart prizes than blank*! SPLENDID SCHEME: 1 splendid prise of - - $62,000 ' 1 prise of - 18,000 i 1 do .... 11,000 1 1 do .... 8,000 \ 1 do .... 6,000 1 do .... 4,000 1 do .... 3,000 1 do .... 2,696 10 prises of . .1,600 iu no 1,100 it o aoo Ate. Ate. Ate. Ticket* $16?Halve* $7 60?Quarter* $3 76 Eighth* $1 874. Certificate* uf package* of 26 Whole ticket*$170 00 Do do of 26 Half do 85 00 Do do of 26 Quarter do 42 50 I Do do of 26 Eighth do 2125 1, Order* for Ticket* and Shar** and Certificate* of f Package* in the above 8plendid Lotteria* will rc- K ceive the mott prompt attention, and an official ac- A count of each drawing sent, immediately after it i* B over, to all who order from u*. K Addrea* J. ft C MAl'RY, Agents, V June 14 Alexandria, Va A MEXICAN CLAIMS. | Notice to holders of claune against Mtxico, provided E for by the fifth article iff the unratified convention qf K November 20, 1843. B ItHE Board of Commissioner* to adjuat claim* 1' againat Mexico, appointed under act of Con- < t gres* of 3d March, 1849, have adopted the following order, to wit: ? " It appearing to th? Board that memorial in cvpral of the cane* provided for in the fifth article of the unratified convention of November 20, 1843, between the government of the United State* and of Mexico, to wit, claim* which were considered by the commissioners under the treaty of 11th April, 1939, and referred to the umpire, and which wer* not decided by him, have not been filed agreeably to th? order* heretofore established, and it being rept.-M-nU I that further time i* necessary, therefor* it i* ' Ordered, That the time for filing *uch memorial* be extended to the first Monday of November next: and all memorial* and argument* relating to said claim* are required to be filnd on or before naid -isy " a Orrica or saih Commission, Washington, June 7, 1849. ftC W.M t \IO.\ IO.NI->. See reury M, June 14 dlOt P. H. HOOK A C O.. Pa. Avenue, between Ttk and Nth street*. I HWK 11-1 w ill -More and *r- - nxLuntly re- .iv- Eft' ing from manufacturer* and importer* addition* to the following description uf goorla, vix: I Houee furnishing article* of every variety, such | hj> \ ;ti ix-iui^x, nu^r*. r n*>r \/u ? hum, ^aniiin and SpaniMi Matting*. Curtain M?l? ri*U and Fixture*, Lace Curtain*, Embroidered Muxlin Curtain*, Marncillc* Counterpane*, Furniture ('hint*, Linen Shecting?, Pillow Cn?c Linen*, Towelling#, Table Dai-ti , Tubl-Cl"i?-. Itnimi-k Vipkin-t. Hud'* Eye, Scotrh and Rimnih Diaper*. Cloth, Worated, and Cotton Table and Piano Cover*. Ac.. Ac. IN LADIES* WEAR, FANCY GOODS, Ac., ,< WE NAMR? French and India Silk* of the latent ?tvle* Rlaj k Gro* de Rhine* and Satin de China for ve ite? French Barege*, Tiaaure*, and Grenadine* Fifin h. Si oteli, aiul American 1 .awn* ami Gingham*. Plaid, Striped and Plain 8wi*a Aiueliaa Lace Cape*, Frenrh worked Collar* and Cuff* Splendidly Embroidered and Plain Canton Crape Shawl* Needle worked and Bordered Shear Lawn Handkerchief* >ilk, tot ton and Haw Silk If>aicry of every dene ription Kid, Silk and Ijale Thread Ct loven, of every description Black Net Mita, Thread Lai r*. kilok Silk Lace# Bobbin Edg-inr*. lie., lie. IN GENTLEMEN* WEAR. WE NAME? French, Kngliah, and American Cloth* of every color, from tlie moat celebrated nmkrm French Dot-akin* and Caaaimere* of the fineat quality Silk, Satin, and Maraeillea Venting*. (jf**' v?' riety Si'lk . Merino,and("olton Under Veataand Drawer* Silk and Linen Cambrir Handkerchief*. Fancy Cravata Linen Shirtiug* and Drawer*, Lintn*. Ac. Together with a complete aaaortinenl of good* of every deacriptmn in mir line, to which we invite the attention of purehaaera before nurchaaingelaewhar*, aa inducement* wfll l>e offered P H HOOE k Co. June IS J Union j 1.