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The (ir-eat Eautern Mall trurn Wtlaow, Philadelphia,
New York, Boston, Ac., and Bufclo, *?, ?u'n,0? *
oelved by VI o'clock, ?- in.. daily; anil the Mail tu be sent
from this office, to and bjr those places, will becloetsl as
heretofore, el * 9 " ,m"' 9"r^' _ .. .
fiie Southern Man will be alotted hereafter daily M 8
o'olook, a. U1., aud will be reoeived, tut heretofore, dally
by * o'clock, p. m.
Tho ouoouii Eastern Mail and Great Wegtern Mail are
received by A p. in-, and closed at 9, p. m., daily. The Mail
Trains, north of Philadelphia, are lo arrive there In time
f, connect with the Train fir Baltimore, which brings
tUe Great Mail, to arrive here by 9 a. i*. No Eastern
Mail 1* received at this ottce ou Sunday night, and uo
Eastern Mail, to be Dent beyond Baltimore, U imuV up
ou Saturday night. Norfolk, Ac., three tlwus by Baiti
moro?Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; four times by
Richmond?Tuesday, Thiyinlay, Saturday, and Sunday.
The Mail for Aunapoli~, Mary laud, aud Norfolk and
S'ljacfat places in Virginia, Is closed every night, exoept
Saturday, at 9 p. in., aud is received sis time* a week,
with a Mail from Baltimore, Maryland, oy 12 ui
The Mail from Georgetown, D. 0., is received twice dally
by 8 a. in., aud 6 p. in., and It is closed for that place at
the *aitte hours. , ?
The Hail from Hockville, Ac., Ml., la receive! Monday,
Wednesday, aud Friday, of each week, by ' p. in., and n
is closed for those places at 9 p. oi. of th'J ikHje 'lays.
The Mail from llrookville, Ac., Md. ? received by 6 p.
m. of Wedmwday and Saturday, each ?. eek, and closed for
thoxe places at 9 p. ui. of Monday ami Thurs- day.
Upper Marlboro,' Ac., Md., received by 4 p. in., Mo.iday,
Wednesday, and Fridav, and is cloned J irne duys at 9 p. ui.
Port 'ColmMO, he., Maryland, recti vd Tuesday, Thurs
day. and Saturday, by i> p. m., olostxl Sunday, Tuesday,
an 1 Thursday, at 9 p. in.
Warrenton, MiddleL.irg, Ac., *Ta., received Sunday, Wed
ne*Jay, and Friday, bj 11 p. m., closed at 9 p. m., Mon
day, Wedoesday, and Friday.
Leesburg, Ac., Va., received by and closed at 0 p. in.,
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
?sf I'he fiostage on newspapers, and that on all printed
matter addresmjd to any foreign country, is required t? be
paid in advance. Tho postage is also to be pr< paid on I
letters aud packets addressed to foreign countries, other
than Great Britain, Ireland, aud Scotland, and Bremen,
in Kurope, and some places to which they pass through
the liromen post olllce.
K?" Tho Office is open from half-past 7 o'clock, a. tn.,
to 9 o'clock, p. m., daily, except Sunday, Bnd on that
day it is open from half-past 7 to ten, a."in., and from 7
t? 9, p. m. WILLIAM A. BRADLEY,
Po-rtm aster.
A weekly journal to be published in Washington,
under the sanction of the Washington National
Monument Society.
J AMES C. PICKETT, Editor axd Pubusiikr.
Tho Mouuuieutis intended to be a literary, agricultural,
and inl?oc!lau"ous paper. It will contain selections of the
literature of the (lay?the best thai can be found in Ameri
can and I'nglish publications: interesting scientific articles,
embracing meclnraics; foreign and domestic news; a sy
nopsis of tlio proceedings of Congress, and every tliiSg
that such a journal might be expocted to contain, with
the exception of party politics, Which will be at all times
rigorously excluded.
The Mou^wdnt will be published for the express and
the sole purpose of aiding in the erection of the noble
column now rising oii the banks of tho Potomac, in hon
or of the Father of his Country, and which every one
Who venerates the name of Washington would nyoice |o
see completed. After deducting out of the subscription
tli. expenses of the journal proposed to be published,
the remaining fund* will be faithfully applied, and with
out reserve, to the purpose indicated. The aid, therefore,
of all who are willing to contribute to so patriotic an ob
ject, aud one so entirely national, fg earnestly requested.
By subscribing to the Monument, a valuable journal at n
low price may be obtained, while it will be doing some
thing, at the same time, towards completing tliat majestic
memorial of the Nation's gratitude.
The Board of Managers recommcnd Mr. Pickett, former- (
ly Fourth Auditor of the Treasury aud Charge d'Affairs to
Peru, who proposes to edit and publish the Monument
journal, as one well qualified to jierform the duties ot
editor, and to conduct the paper faithfully, and satisfao
torily to the subscribers. They assure their fellow-cltiiens
that this enterprise is not a speculation got up for indi
vidual emolument. Mr. Pickett will make the experiment
With his own means and at his own risk; if successful, he
Will receive nothing more, and he asks nothing more,
than a very moderate compensation for his services. Not
one dollar, th< refore, of the direct subscription to tho
erection of the Monument will be, In any event, applied
to the support ot the paper, nor the Society in any man
Ofer held pecuniarily responsible.
To give the public an idea of what may lie done with the
journal it is proposed to publish, It may be stated that n
list of fifty thousand paying subscribers, at two dollars
each, will yield an annual net profit of from fifty to sixty
thousand dollars.
The postmasters, and secretaries of all organized bodVs
throughout the llniou, .ire respectfully requested to act
as agents in obtaining subscriptions, thus aiding the greet
object of our exertions.
As all editors and publisher#, on account of the oljeet
for which the Monument newspaper will be established,
must wish it to succeed, It is hoped that tliey will con
tribute to tt? success by publishing this prospectus.
All moneys will be remit tod. and all letter* and moneys
addressed prepaid, to the general agent of the Monument
Society, lion. Klixha Whittlesey, Washington.
OrrictR*.?Millard Fillmore, ea-offlcio President; Arch.
Henderson, First Vice President; Walter Lenox, (Mayor
of Washington,) Second Vice President; Thos. Carbery,
Third Vice President; J. B. 11. Smith, Treasurer; Goo.
Wattorston, Secretary.
Board or Managua.?WInfield Scott, N. Towson, Thos.
Munroe, W. A. Bradley, P. K. Feudal 1, Walter Jones,
Thomas Blagdcn, Peter Force, W. W. Beaton, M. F. Maury,
T. Hartley Crawford, llenj. Ogle Tayloo, Elisha Whittlesey.
Terau.?The MoXUMXXT will be printed on a double
royal sheet?the paper and type being of the beat quality?
and in quarto form, oontainiug sixteen large pages, that
It may be more easily preserved. The price will be two
dollars per annum, payable on the receipt of the second
number. The nature of the enterprise not admitting ot
any credit, none can be given.
Societies and clubs will be furnished with the Moxumeiit
oi the following terms; 8 copies for $6; 6 copies, $8; 10
oopiea, $15; Ac.
Those who are disposed to patronise the Monuxkxt are
requested to forward their names to the General Agent,
without delay. The first number will be published early
in May, and "the second on the second day of August, and
weekly thereafter; time being allowed for the i rospeetus
to circulated, and for the agent* to make returns. As
a'l subscribers will be contributors to the Monument
itself, their names will be puhliahed in the paper.
Wasiumoton. April 'JA. 1*61.
take leave to inform their friends and the public,
that they have takcu up the Imparting Hutiwt* on their
own account. For tho future they will ooiaine them
selves strictly to the Onmmiuum liurineti, for the pur
chase of dry good*, In Glasgow, HooUan<*.
From their long experience In the ti uie. they (eel con
fident that they can promote the inter.-^t of those engaged
In the importation of dry goods, and hev niepectfully so
licit orders, wMrh shall have tbeir b?vt attention.
The name of the firm in Glasgow is hanged to Gorrw
Pattiso.i A Co.
The New York (inn being dissolved, (hey will be pi aaed
to reoulve orders through their ^ent, James Pattisr.u, No.
31 Pine street, New York.
OODFKKY PATTISON A Co., Ommit$ion Merchants,
Qlisgow, Scotland.
Messrs. Dennison, Wood A Co., New York.
Messrs. W. C. Plckersgill A Co., do.
Messrs. Merritt, Ely A Co., do.
Joseph Walker, esq, do.
The subscribers being alone entrusted with samples ot 1
tfloth and patterns of these goods for the United States I
market, Inrlte the attention of the trade.
Office, 81 Pine street, Nsrw York. mar 34?
HiK Kit. BROS A JONES, H2 M?rk..t wlri et, Phlladel
phia. invit th<? stt-ntlon of the tra/le to th?-lr ajilen I
did stock of Fancy and Staple BONNETS and HATS, of
all kinds, purchased for rash in Europe by one of our firm; [
and also an assortment of city and eastern made Boots and
Shoes. All of which they offer at very low rate*.
I State Fair in I860, will be teen by the award of Pre
miums below:
Awarded to E. Whitman, jr., No. 66 Light street, Balti
more, by the Maryland State Agricultural Society, at their
3d Annual Fair, held in Baltimore 23d. 24th and 20th of
October, 1860.
For the best Plough in the ploughing match ? $10
For the best ploughing with ox team, (special pre
mium,) .......2
For the be?t plough on exhibition, 1st premium ? 8
For the best Railway llorse Power, Whitman's Im
proved, 1st premium ? . . . >16
For the best Hay Press, 1st premium ? *26
For the best Cornsheller, 1st premium ? . 6
For the best Field Roller, 1st premium - >8
For the beet Corn-Stalk Cutters and Grinder*, 1st
pr mlnm - - - . . -6
For the beet Churns. 1st premium . . .4
For the beet Hay and Manure Fork, 1st premium 2
For the beet Ifayrakes, 1st premium . ! 2
For the bestCultlrator, 1st premium -
Ne exhibitor of Agricultural Implements at the above
lamed Fair, having received one-half the amonnt of pvei
sslums awarded us on the different kinds of Implements
and Machines, It Is conclusiveevidenoe that ours were con
sidered the best and most valuable on exhibition.
At the great Fair of the Maryland Institute, for the pro
motion of the Mechanic Arts, held in Baltimore in Octo
ber and November, i860, the first premium (a heavy fHlver
Medal) was awarded to Barn Whitman, Jr., for the largest
and best display of Agricnltural Implement*" Aleo first
?reralnm (another Silver Medal) for his Improved Wroitght
?on Railway Horse Power, which was made for exhibition
at the World's Fair. In London, In May, 1861.
Onr stoek this season will he the largest ever offered In
?il? elty, and probably the large* In the world, consisting
lL?Wh 2/10 Th"~hln* Marhlnes,
?00 Oultuit^TVt . ? Cutters.
Reaping Machines. Wheat Drills. Com
n ttrin lWrnTi ^'1'" ul!" M,n'1 OM"r M,IU- ?nd
^ ^rn^^.i,^^WfK "r,*rUpU whl<,h " Urm"r
t';:Lzr: prr>Tut,,m ?fws pursuits;
i ^tTu ** wholesale
9T r?uu. " WHITMAN It 1 nrt
At the aid stand. 66 Ught st , RaHttiar,, Md
C_. u,,Ku t?|iRKKL*Y, * BKUJff, No. Ml Baltimore
? AMPKR, ^ .uUlulj uew and ohoio.
?treat, ha*? **"'3* German Mid imorioui
stariJgi?vsV*s^ sss'&s
E'^'SWSSW1Jfes - ?
CUUU gMWr.ll, -i?* *? ?Wl
Th?*e good* navw Been ?" Itrunbl? tor in* mi at any
attention, and ?5 * h l!OU, ,try. We duw, in par*J
similar establishment U a ,-fauioo fanaty.
DRESS GOODS?ewjj** ?n width* and ijuailttej
(iro de Rhine*, rieh lustra*, m *
Satin de Chenes in all enter*
Extra super Frenoh plain do
do /v,uHnB, a new article
BUk and Linen beautiful artkle
Oro de Napl^ a su rilk ^ wooi J
Uar^ de LaineS, ex^ 0 hiB u ooter.
Jo nent*ty?ae
?ui>er, all *<*>1 French d? Laines, all colon
daoer Toil J'lHlfcS J
t reuuh Lappa! V* JBwV<> >1"al!n" , ,
Kmb'd liro^ufUHiw, a be* utifUl nrtiola
Colored Silk Emh'd Fancy Jusliun
SS?2R"fcS2i'Organdief of Ute.t
ffilsh^I in b?k, white, and fancy j
Surlnit Print*, ? beautiful ttw*>rUuout, Ac., Ac.
cia-rlm CAtmUUUUiS, it ?Super trench Black and
(22S SSETtfW-**". by the ino?t celebrated
Burnt Bltck OlaWU* English, German, and American
Suner 0-4 Cuomaetettd, Oawhmure Cloths, and Drap de
3-4 aud 64 Summer Crtth? and Crape IiUstroii
Mark CivBsiiuerefl and Doeskius, of Sedan aud otln r
Fa'ncv Plnld and Striped Cashmere* of now designs
do7 UntonDrUUngS; ZetUod and P y mouthVa.to
Bleached and Un wn Linen Diieks and1 kaney Drillings
Super French and India Nankin* anil Coatee Checks
Tweeda, Kentucky Jeans, Fanner*" Brill*, ?c.
VE8TIN09, Ac.?Super Black and Ftncy Silk and Satin
Duff Cashmere and Cashmcrett ?o ,
Plain White, Fancy, and Buff Marseille* do
Silk and Worsted Ser. ;es ol all ?Idths
LINKN^OODS*?1-4 Irish Linens, all qualities Richard
Huhhih llarnesly and Scotch Linen Sheetings, all widths,
best makes . . .. . .
Pillow Case Linons; Table Cloths and Napkins
Bleached and Brown Damasks and Diapers, 8-4,104, 13-4
Bird's Eye, KuBsia and Scotch Diapers and Dowlaa
Huckaback <*? *nl* Crash i
No. 1, '2, 3, and 4, Burlaps , _ .
Linen Cambric Hdkfs, of all qualities, Ladies and Genta
White Goods of all descriptions . . . . i
lnsertings, Edgings, Linen and Cotton I^aces, Ao., a large |
DOMESTICS.?34, 7-8 and 4-4 Brown and Bleached Mu?- i
S-il'tU, 7-4,10-4,11-4 and 12-4 Brown and Bl'd Shirtinga
\larvland and Potomac Bagging
3-4 and 7-8 Cotton Osnaburgs, plain and twilled
Bleached, Brown, Blue and Corset Drills
Plain, Striped and Plaid Chambrays
Bed Tickings, Shirting Strips, Apron Checks, Ao.
I'laid and Stripe Domestics, best makes.
PANTALOON 8T0FFS.?Blue Denims, American Nan
keens, Cheeks and Plaids, Rouen Casslmerea, Striped
Osnaburgs, Kennebec Tweeds, Ac., Ac. ^
The above Domestics were purchased in December last,
previous to the rise in Cotton Ooodt; wo are therefore en
abled to offer them at prices that cannot fail to pie**5
mar 24? c - B * B
A New Boat* to PitUbarg.
Through to pittsburg in 33 hours. An ex
press train of cars will leave Calvert Station daily,
with the U. S. Mall from Washington and Baltimore, at
gi/a. m., connecting with the Kast Line at Middletown at
1 p. m., arriving at Ilarrisburg at 1 p. m., to dinner.
The train leaves HarrisbuTg for the West at 2 p.. m. ar
rivinu at Uolildaysburg at 8 p. m. At this point, passen
gers have the option of taking either the Cars to John*
town, thence by Packet Boats, or Stages direct from Holli
daysburg to Pittsburg. , , .
Tickets will be sold to the following points, by this
train to wit: Vork, WrighUville, Columbia, Marietta,
Middletown. Harrisburg, Newport, Millerstown, Perrys
ville, Lewistown, MeVeysfown, Huntingdon, Hollidays
taThis"tn?ln't2?o connects with the Cumberland Valley
Railroad, which passes through Carlisle, Sbippensburg,
Charaberaburg, and other points on this road.
For the awmmodat. .u of passengers from Washington
for any of the above pointe, the B^age Manter of the
Company will be at the Depot of the Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad Company on the arrival <if the Morning Cars, at
mar 24- Ticket Agent.
To Country Xerch&nta and Bookaeller*.
C. A J. BIDDLK, No. tt south Fifth street, publish
j. the following works: ? , rii
Cleveland's Comprndlum of F-ngllsh Llteratunv
Harrison on the lUse, Progress, and Present Btructure
of the English Language.
Lynd's First Book of Etymology.
Oswald'a Etymological Dictionary.
Fifke's Eschenburg's Manual of Clasaical Llterarora.
Fisko's Classical Antiquities.
Outlines of Sacred History.
Trego's Geography of Pennsylvania
Vogdtis's UniUsd States Arithmetic.?Key.
Ring's 3000 Exorcises in Arithmetic.?Key.
Crittenden's Book Keeping, Counting-house and School
Vogdes's Mensuration.?Key.
Alsop's First lessons in Algebra.?Key.
Alsop's Algebra, for High Schoola, Academies and Col
Oummeres' Astronomy, fourth edition, jnst published.
Mongo's Statistics; translated from the French, by
Woods Raker, A. M., of the United 8UUw Coast Survey;
just published. .
Maury's Navigation, the text book of the U. S. Nary.
McMurtrie's Scientific Li*xloon.
Pealo's Graphics. Controllers'Copy Slips.
Hill's Drawing Book of Flowers and Fruit
Hill's Progressive Lessona in Paint'.ng Flower* and
L'Abeille pour les Enfans.
Sandford and Merton, in French, by Berquln.
The Work* of Thomas Dick, LL. D., 10 vols 12mo, in
var! <us style* of binding.
Select Speeches of WFUngutshed American Orator*.
Select Speeches of Phillip*, Curran, (Jrattan, and Km
8<-lect Speeci i'S of Chatham, Burke, and Ersklne.
Aikfn'i Christ*..11 Minstrel. Aikin's Juvenile Minstrel.
Dunlap's liuok of F"rm?. ??eond edition, Improved.
English Literature of the Nineteenth Century, by Prof.
C. D. Cleveland.
Mi.p ?. f the W.rrld a* known to the Ancients, 81 by 60
Inches?on roller*
K C. A J. B '? stock comprises most of the popular
School Text Book*, whl. U they offer for sale, at low prices,
mar 24?
Anatln'i Maglr Freescr,
Through, in ?u minute*. For the preparation of
Ice Creams, Water Ices, &C.?Patented Sep
tember 19, 1848.
1MIK di: tlngulslng merit* of thl* Apparatus are?
1st. The astonlshlnn rapidity of the process, surpass
ing belief?hence the name.
2<1. The Cream during the progress of freetlng liecomos
aharged with utmospheric air. by which it nearly doubles
In bulk, and obtains that peculiar smoothness, lightness,
and delicacy of flavor, for which the Ice Cream of our
best Confectioner* 1* *o highly prited.
3d. It Joe* not require a tenth part of the labor that
fhe common Froeaer doe*.
4th It doe* It* work better, producing a better article,
In every respect, than bv any other mode.
6th. There I* a considerable saving In tea, a* the tub
needs no replenishing durine the operation
The annexed testimonial from the Proprietor of the
Rutaw House Will put to rest all doubt.
" Having witnessed the process of flreexlng Ice Cream
in Austin's Magic Fre?er, two quart* of Cream having
Iron froxen in the Incredible short time of six minute*, I
cheerfully recommend it to the public."
Rutaw House, Baltimore, May 16, 1841.
"This Is to certify, that during the summer of 1848, 1
w?ed one of Austin's Patent Ice Cream Freexers of the
largest site, (10 gallons.) making from 10 to 60 gallons
per day during the season; and so fkr as regards exp^l
tion and power. I consider It decidedly tlia Iwwt freojaf
now In use, as I have had with It no difficulty In msklnj
ten gallons of superior quality Ice Cream from five of
plain Cream, In thirty minutes from the time I com
menced working It A. H. BROWN,
Baltimore, April 6, 18?1."
Manufactured and Kir sale by the patentee.
No. ?1 N. Kutaw street, near Saratoga.
Also, by CORTLAN A CO., No. 203 Baltimore street.
County and State rights for sals. Bar ti
a THE I'ndersiirned having entirely rebuilt and nn
larired the above e? ten-live establishment, contain
inn In all about throe hundred and (Iffy rooms;
would respectfully givs notint, that It 1* now ready fbr the
r???ption and a, commodation at the travelling orrmmu
An extended notice of the unsurpassed conveniences ot
this House is deemed superfluous, a* t.he numerous im
I provproents which have been maile nannot he properly
given in an advertisement. Suffice It to say that no ex
pense ha* been spared to rentier any apartment per#-et.
The ftirnlture was made expressly to order, regardless
of cost and certain portions of It especially the DrawinR
rooms, will be (bund to be of the most, baautiftil and taste
hil manuflwrture. The Dining-rooms are capacious, and
the hours for meals will he so arranged a* to *utt the son
van ience of the early and late.
Itvery department will be eendueted In an unexcep
tionable manner, and the Proprietor pledges himself that
the American House aha !lbe truly the Traveller'* Home
rrHI Faculty of Instruction of tMs InrtttattoB. umter
? its pwaeat orgaalaaHoiA, ooaalato ul the fcllwwiu,
3Vm*Ia and Moral Batanee,
A l?fc~ r.Uip?fth? Ore.* aSUl Latin UatuM.
A 5*2*o*N? <rf Mathem*tt?a au? NatundPhlloao
^ I'prnfuwdriiblp of Khelorlo fcfld Itelhl TsltiMi
A proctorship ?f Chemistry Mid Natural History,
A Professorship of Oiril Emjlnoeriug,
A Professorship of Mod.ru !?(!???? and Drawing.
The Collegiate year la divided into two sessions or tarm.
of tweuty-one wNk> each. The (lr?t suasion commences
on the founii Woduesday of October; and the second on
J the fourth Wednesday of April. Each U followed by n
vacation of five weeks.
I Fkshmas Cuu??I. Uvy, begun; Xenophon's Ana
! begun; Algebra,
S ?*
i ometrv, five books; History, finished.
1 Junior Cla^.-I. Tacitus, begun; The Prometheus of
| J!*cbylu* iind Klectra of Sopbrcles; Analytical Owmetry,
finished; Calculus; Natural Theology; EvidencesofLhru
''"n'1 Logic- Mental Philosophy ; The Alccstus of Euri
I pidos; 'IWritus, finished; Natural Philosophy; Mechanics,
'Til" Moral Philosophy; Plato's Gorgias; The Captive
of Plautus; Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, snd
M'ttopaolS Ci.ASS.-I. Horace, finished; Xenophon's
Memorabilia; Geometry, finished; Rhetoric, begun.
II Cicero de Auiiritia aud de Senectute; Herodotus,
begun; I'lane Trigonometry; Spherical Trigonometry;
Kbetoric, oontinueuL ,
III Cicero de Officlls; Horudotus. finished; Surveying,
Analytical Geometry, begun; Rhetoric, finished.
gimoH CLAbS?I. Political Philosophy; The Audita of
Terrenoe; The Clouds of Aristophanes; Acoustics, Optics,
KlwtrUH^ Magiiaism.^^m; nut]er.g Analogy; Cicero's
Tusculan Questions; Dcmosthenwde Corona; Voltaic
Electricity or Galvanism; Klectro-Magnatism, Magueto
Klectricity. Electro-Dynamics; Astronomy, begun.
Ill The Constitution of the United States; Astronomy,
finished ; The Science of Heat ; Tbcrmo-Electrieity; Chem
istry and Geology.
The College is provided with a Philosophical Apparatus
that furnishes ample means of experimental illustration
in all the different branches of Natural 1i hilosophy. The
sum of three thousand dollars has recently been expended,
partly in this eouutry and partly in London and 1 aris, in
the purchase of new apparatus, adapted to the present
advanced state of the Physical Sciences.
At the close of each study, or branch of study, the mem
bers of the class are carefully examined, and, at the close
of the vear, in aU the ttiuliex of the year, in the presence
of a Committee of the Trustees; and their attainments
arc communicated to the Board of Trustees.
In addition to daily morning and evening prayer. di
vlne worship is held twice on every Sunday, and toe reel
tation on Monday morning is always ui the Greek Tester
ment. At the request of his parent or guardian * student
is permitted to attend any place of worship which himself
or the parent or guardian may select. One member of the
Faculty will attend at each of the dlflerentpn^sofwnr
ship (Presbyterian, Episcopalian, and Methodist) in
village, and note all absentees. . ..
Two at least of the Professors, with their families, will
reside in the College buildings, and will board at a com
mon table with the students, who arere^vnredtxioccupy
such rooms as may be assigned them by the * acuity.
In order to admission to pursue the entire course, a
student must be at least fourteen years of age; must give
satisfactory evideuce of good moral character; and must
sustain an examination in the following studies. vl*.
Arithmetic, Elements of Algebra, Latin anil Gm-k
Grammar, Jacob's or Felton's Greek Reader, and the first
two books of Xenophon's Anabases, Jacob s or Doering s
Latin Reader, Sallust or Cansar, Cicero s Select Orations,
and Virgil, or what shall be deemed equivalent.
Kstrancx Fir?If the student enter as Freshman, five
dollars; if as Sophomore, tan dollars; if as Junior, fifteen
Tuition ; 00
Itoom rent * rr , -w.
Incidental expenses 1 ?
Use of Library ? . 0Q
Janitor's Wages ??????? } ?
Fuel for Oratory and Recitation room 1 f>0
Fuel is afforded to the students at cost. A sum equal
to the probable cost is advanced by each student, if more
Is consumed it is charged to him; If less, the balance is
r' lJaaru\s tarnished with the families of the Professors
I at two dollars per week.
Washing, at the usual rates. __ . lAl
All dues are payable in advance. The tuition Is remit- j
tad, on application, to all students designed for the Mm
."a e tuition foe for Modern Languages will be eight
j dollars per session, to be paid to the Instructor in ad- j
V*For students who do not design to prosecute the whole
Course required for a degree, a more limited range ? stu
dies is furnished, adapted to the sphere and course of 116
of each individual, so far as sur.li can be reasonably antic
The studies of this Oourse are arranged under the follow
ing departments, to wit:
1st. A Mathematical Dm-artm***?In which, beginning
with Arithmetic and Algebra, the student will he carried,
imatim, through all the higher branches of the Mathe
matics, ending in their application to Natural 1 hilosophy,
^*jd"lA.s Kmilish Department?Comprising Instruction i
in Orthography, Reading, Elocution, Orammar, W riting,
Orography. History. Composition, Rhetoric, Logic, Intel
lectual Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, PoliUcal Grammar,
Story on the Constitution, Philosophy, Ornithology, Na
tural Theology, Elements of Criticism, and Evidences of
Ch3d"tA "m SKCAxnu Dipahtmixt?In which will be iro
Darted an acquaintance with all that is necessary to
Ify youth for the immedlata duties of the counting-hotfre.
'" 1'Vtinmatuhip? BT an original and P?P",ar ''f i
this art, which Invariably produces a bold, finished hand,
peculiarly adapted to the purposes of the accountant and
business man. . .
2. Arithmrtic?Comprising numerous abbreviated me
thods of computing Interest, Discount, Equation of Pay- |
merits, Ac., and other mercantile calculations founded on
per rentage; together with all such operations as are re
quisite for a thorough knowledge of the business of the
""a" Single and Double F.ntry.by the most
approved mefhods. A complete oourse of instruction in
this branch will be tarnished, designed to fit the student
to take charge of any set of account books.
4th An A.iluct LTnuL DrrARTur.MT?Comprising a se
ction from the English nnd Mathematical coving and.
also. Purveying. Rotanjr, Mineralogy. G.?logy. Chemistry,
and Agricultural Chemistry; the fast twoTllustrated by
experimental lectures.
ftth A Cim K.i?i*i:ra Dwabtmeut?In whl?h are
taueht Arithmetic, (mental and written.) Algebra, (men
tal and written,) Geometry, Trigonometry, Purveying. ,
with the use ol Instruments in tne field, I Tactical Kiigi- ,
neering, ArchiUwture, Perspective, Draughting, au?l To
nsri Tkacher's Dipaktmswt ?The course of study
will consist of a judleious selection of suljjeeta fnmi the
otherdepartments. Including all the branches pursued in
our common schools. Practical Lectures will also be given
nn cirhool Ttwbing, both as a science and as ?n art.
Pupils will not only thus receive the fullest instruction
relative to the best and most popular methods of teaching,
but they will also hsve opportunities of exemplifying i
them, by hearing recitations in the lower department, of j
the Institution. . _ T_ .
7th A Dkpartxext of Mopirn L\f?oc*om?In which
studenU who wish to take a thorough course can have an
opportunity of doing so; while others, whoa.
be to acriulre suffleient knowledge to translate with ftacll
Ity, and to pronounce with tolerable correctness, in as
short a time as poasiblo, are also provided for.
Wewftrk Academy. '
By a late re-organlxstlon of this department of Dcla- j
wan College, the Bonrd of Trustees have taken measures ,
to place It upon a new and Improved foundation, and to
endow It with advantages possessed by few similar Insti- |
tutions in the country. The AcadjKnyJbc^^^rg^ ,
in the College, and of oourse subjected to all the evils
which have Wn found to attend the amalgamation of the
two departments In the same bulld og, and under the .
same government, now enjoys the privilege of a separate |
establishment, without losing those which result from its
relation to the College proper.
A large and elepint edifice, with all the necessary fix
tares .f a complete boarding establishment, has been
erected and furnished, in which the students of the Acad- |
emy board, undvr the Immediate charge of the Principal
and his Assistants; and all iU^xcrclses are conducted on |
a system of It* own, uninterrupted by the interests or j
operations of the other department. The furniture of the ?
study-rooms and dormitories has been chosen wi'b pecu- j
liar reference to comfort and convenience for study; and i
no expense has been spared In providing the apparatus
necesmry to render the mesns of instruction complete;
rivlnif to Newark Academy fscllitlcs for private study snd
comfortable accommodation of students, fully equal to
those afforded by many of our college*. .
From it* intimate relation to the College, students of
the Academy eiyoy many advantages not generally ob
tained at Institution* of this kind. Those who wish to
pursue some particular branch which Tails more properly
within the College course, may lie admitted to recite in
any of the College ela***?. Students also of proper age
and discretion, by recommendation of the Principal, and
permission of the Faculty, may enjoy the u? of the Col
lege Library without additional charge. Admission also
may be had to the lectures, and such other privileges of
the College as can be profitably enjoyed by academical
The" charge for Boarding, Washing. Fuel, Light, *c.,
with tuition In the Kngll*h, i-atln, and Greek, is seventy
dollars for the Summer Session, and seventy-five air the
Winter Session. The only extras are one doliar per sea
?inn for Incidental expenses, and a fee of eight dollars for
Modem 1<anguage*. and a foe of Ave dollars for Drawing,
from those who enter these classes. The session* and va
nation* of the Preparatory Department are the same as
those of the Coilega. ^ MATTHEW MOTOR, A. M..
Prasidant af Dataware Oollega.
Newark, Delaware mar 24
oaumt th.H i.S TW| institution la situated In
tfrLj h^J ,*?i1 ^urU oi th* city Wilmington, ou
Z2r*!S* ** PQrttoM oTthe town. V1# uul
, H^V^Tm f' ?*?? inoaUua umy bs Interred from
tb" u?t*b>i?hm?ut of Un. 8ch(>ol, about
tWWy-lght J?ar., vary few cases of serious iudtf.po.iUon
l^uxrwl J""0"# "?? pupils, uud ut.t a lionil, deuth
ThI ?r ^ ,UBWUMa ?""?eted while he?.
Kn.riu??*** ?J lnj,trU0tt0u includes, beside, the ordinary
hnglisb branches, Natural Philosophy, Chewietry, Physi
*?' !fJ7? Rhetoric, the various branches of Mutlie
tw^ *VJ ? L*Uu' Greek, aad Frenoh languages. Par
ZgEBS&Z. to the M?Uiuma*icK and
^ MechauiCH and Sngineerii.J; the latter
f* taught prautioally by Held operations,
NLn.^PvT of "PP^PriaU instruments. Lecturus on
k ,p y ",,d chemistry, in which ail the im
portant prim-ipl** an, iUustraU*! by experiment*, are
regularly delivered before the student*.
As thei oiyeet is to muke the instruction as thorough
and practical as possible, no expense has been spared in
providing suitable appuratus. It is believed that, in Oils
respect, tlie Institution will compare favorably with any
similar oue in the country. A carefully selected library.
*1 ulorS , one thousand volumes, containing works on
tlio various branches of Literature and Science, furnishes
ample reading mutter; while a Laboratory, fully supplied
with apparatus and tests, coutuins all that is necessary for
practical instruction in Chemical Manipulation.
/ \i i ?i?'>year c<?m">enci?l on the third Secondly
H10 iNi"ti1 m"uth-(Septembers and Is divided
l] ?rter!.of >'1hvb" weeks each, leaving a vacation
' fr0U1 Hb<)ut the mldlilt5 ,lf the Seventh
mar Mr? Principal. Wilniington, Del.
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CHARLES McDERMOTT, Esq., Agent for Lowell, Mas
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OHN and after WEDNESDAY next, 9th instant, the ?ta
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ap 7?<12w T. II. PARSONS, Agent.
Post Office Ditartmlnt, \
March 14,1861. J
| T being desirable to substitute locks and keys of som.
I other kind for those now in use for the mail service
of the United States, specimen locks and keys, with pro
jH'sals to furnish the same, will be received and considered
at the Post Office Department until the first day of July
next. The different locks will be submitted to a commis
sion for examination and report. Upon this rc|K>rt, con
tracts will, as soon as practicable, be entered into for fur
nishlng such locks and keys for fouryoars, with the right
on the part of the Postmaster General, for the lime being,
to extend and continue the contract in force for an addi
tional term of fonr years, by giving to the contractor a
written notice to that effect, not more than nine nor less
than six months before the termination of the first term
of four yours.
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price, no kind of lock is prescribed as a standard, the Do
purtment relying fbr a selection on the mechanical skill
and ingenuity which a fair competition, now invited, may
develop. It is, however, proper to state that a lock suit
able for the mail service should possess the fallowing qual
itics. vi*: durability. uniformity, lightness, and strength
For the purpose of displacing simultaneously all the
mail locks and keys now in use, about thirty thousand
new lock* and twenty thousand keys adapted thereto will be
required to be furnished by the contractor within seven
months after the contract shall have been entered into;
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bility of the locks and keys adopted, as well as the in
crease of the mail service; but it will probably never ex
ceed in amount three thousand of the former and one
thousand of the latter.
No lock will he considered if it be like any already In
general use; nor will-any one with whom the contract
may be made be allowed to make, sell, or furnish, any
lock or key similar to those contracted for for any other
purpose or use than that of the Pout Office Department.
The kind of lock adopted must be patented, and the pa
tentee will be required, on entering Into contract, to make
an assignment of his patent for the exclusive use and l>cn
efit of the Department, if the Postmaster General shall
deem such requirement essential to the Interests of th<
service. In case of the failure of the contractor at any
time to fulfil faithfully the terms and conditions of his
contract, the Postmaster General shall have the right,
besides a resort to the penal remedy hereinafter men
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any other party or parties aa he may see fit, for furnishing
similar locka and keys.
In deciding uj>on the proposals and specimens offered,
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for the through malls the lock of one bidder, and for the
way mails that of another. He reserves, therefore, the
right of contracting with different Individuals for such
different kinds of locks as he may select, and also the
right to reject all the specimens and proposals, If he shall
derm that course for the interest of the Department. The
(Xirty or parties contracting will he reouired to give bond,
with ample security, In the sum of thirty thousand (toi
lers, for a faithful performance of the contract. The eon
tract is to contain provisions for the due and proper In
s|>ection of the locka and keys, and also for guarding
against their passing into improper hands; the terms of
these provisions to be arranged between the Department
and the successful bidder, if a bid should be accepted.
No application will lie considered If not accompanied
with satisfactory evidence of the trustworthy character of
the bidder, and of his ability to fulfil the contract.
mar 24? Postmaster General.
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turea of their countenance, and of the character and hab
its of their mind, which we can acquire. You have placed
your numerous readers (at least you have me, if 1 uiay
not speak for them) under thorn obligations; and the
number of your valuable work now before me, In si me
degree, satisfies the desire to which 1 have alluded.
I have bccome quite familiar with the Magazine end
Review, and have no hesitation in expressing my humble
opinion that it Is eminently entitled to the public legnrd
and support. It collects and arranges, in good order, a large
amount of valuable statistical and other information,
highly useful not only to the merchant, but to the states
man, to the cultivator of the earth, to the manufacturer,
to the mariner, in shorta to all classes of the business and
reading community.
Entertaining this opinion,! am glad that It has been, and
hope that it may continue to be, liberally patronized.
Offering you cordial assurances of my esteem and re
gard, 1 am truly your friend and obedient servant,
freeman Hunt, esq. 11. CLAY.
Extract of a Utter from Hon. Millard Pitlmorc.
"I have read it (Merchants' Magazine) with a good
deal of attention, and have no hesitation in saying that 1
think it one of the most viilunble periodicals thut was
ever published. To the merchant it seems quite indis
pensable. and to the statesman and man of general infer*
mation almost equally desirable. It is a grand repository
of useful facts and information, which can be found no
where so well digested and so accessible as in these num*
bers. 1 only regret that I do not own the whole work.1'
Letter from the Hon. Thomat H. lienlcn.
Washington Citt, April 20, 1849.
Mr. Freeman Hunt.?Sir: 1 owe you many thanks for
the opportunities 1 have had to read the Merchants' Mag
azine, and have found it in reality to be a mayueine, and
that well replenished, of all the useful matter Which the
title would imply, and presented with a fullness and
clearness which delights while it instructs. It is, in fact,
a merchantJ magazine In the large acceptation of the
term?merchants who go between nations, whose lerge
o|>erations briug many departments of knowledge, and a
view of the state of the world, into daily requisition. But
it is not the great merchant only, but the one of more
modest, but, nevertheless, of most useful operations?the
merchant of (tie interior also?who will find this magazine
to abound with the information the punaiit of his busi
ness and the elevation of the mercantile character re
quires. Nor is its utility at all confined to merchants, but
extends to the legislator and diplomatist, aud to all who
are charged with managing the affairs of the nation. For
myself, 1 have found it most useful to me in my senato
rial labors, and have been In the habit for mauy years of
carefully consulting it.
Very respectfully, sir, your obedient servant,
Letter from Hon. Wm. H. Seward.
My Dear Sir: Have the goodness to place my name on
your list of subscriliers for the Merchants' Magazine. 1
regard it as an invaluable work for the use of all who
would understand not merely commercial operations in
this extending country, but the fiscal and commercial
questions involved in the administration of the govern
I am, with great respect, your humble servant.
Freeman Hunt, esq. WILLIAM II. SDWAKD.
The MerchantMagazine. Is published monthly, at 142
Fulton street, New York, by Fbjccmak Hunt, and fur
nished to subscribers for Five Dollars a year, in advance,
mar 24 .
Wk S. PH1PP8 k CO., 64 and 66 Broadway, New
. York, and 16 Milk street, Boston, arc now re
cuiving a complete assortment of British, French, and Ger
man Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, which they offer on
liberal terms.
N. B. Will receive the newest style of Dress Goods by
every steamer* A large assortment of Trimming Goods
always on hand. m*r 24?
WISE A BROTHER, Manufacturer of Jloudnir, Grand,
and Square Itatun, request those who would be assured
of a first class llano, one that ladies can perform on
with the greatest possible advantage?one that the tovrh
?an lie instantly adjusted to tho exact strength of the En
ters and movement of music, one that will stand in con
cert tune, one that the tone will not become shrill and
<ratiug, that is chaste of style and elegantly made up ot
straight and regular curve lined, that will last an agi ?to
give them a call. The ancient standing of the Baltimore
Factory, and liberal patronage of citizens aud other* of
the first order of artistic taste and science, conceded at
once the most critical, have l>een fully anticipated. Their
recently finished Grand Piano, minutely reviewed by the
most accomplished civil engineers aud master artists, has
lieen denominated truly a Grand ISano; also, that their
late Dmuioir, for style, power, and compass of tone, is not
surpassed, if equalled, In the world. Friends and cus
tomers, please stop in and examine for yourselves.
No. 31 Hanover street, Baltimore.
? Elastic, because the keys recover their quiescent place
in time equal to the displacing. Universal, because the
same instrument may be instantly altered to any degree
hard, or soft touch, so that ten thousand or more per
formers, all different, may each find the touch they pre
fer. mar 24?tf
1 the scientific treatment of the various diseases w Ith
which the human system is afflicted, is situated about
three miles from the city of Buffalo, In a rural snot, and
so accessible from all points as to be reached witliout in
convenience or delay.
A line of omnibuses runs from the steamboat landing*
in Buffalo to the springs every ten minutes.
The house and grounds are near the extensive and
l>eautiful green-bouses and nurseries of the Messrs. Hodges
k Bryants; and the scenery in all directions is unsur
passed, as regards either variety or beauty; embracing
points of view, from which may be taken in at a glance
the broad expanse of l.ake Krie, the Niagara flowing ma
jestically towards the Falls, extensive forests, and the
"Queen City of the Ijakes," with its moving panorama of
steamboats and ceaseless enterprise.
The water, taken immediately from the celebrated
"Cold Spring," is unsurpassed as regards coldness and
purity, by any in the United States. The house, recently
erected at a coat of about seven thousand dollars, has been
fitted up in a neat and elegant style, at considerable ex
tra expense, and is sufficiently capacious to accommodate
seventy-five |>atient*.
Connected with the establishment, and constituting one
of its attractions, an- the fixtures and conveniences for in
nocent and healthful gymnastic exercises.
The Institution is under the general supervision of S.
M. Davis, M. I)., Professor of the Theory and Practice of
Medicine in Central Medical College, and Geo. W. Davis,
M. D., formerly of Dansville, N. Y.. the resident physician,
and Is permanently associated with the before mentioned
gentleman as counsel, and associate of the medical loard
of control. And the friends of Uie establishment deem It
a matter of felicitation that the services of Miss Mary M.
Taylor, a lady of high medical attainments, who has at
tended two courses of lectures In the ( antral Medical Col
lege. have been secured, and that female patients can at
any time avail themselves of her invaluablo aid and coun
The steward's department is under the control of a pen
tleman eminently qualified for that position; aud un? ea
rled pains will lie taken to have every tiling appertaining
to tlic establishment arranged on a plan, and conducted
In a way, to ensure the comfort, end promote the health
and happiness of all who may wish to avail themselves of
its benefits. Baths of all descriptions, adapted to the cure
of the various forms of disease, and constructed on a scale
not inferior to those of any other establishment in this
An anlightencd public sentiment has everywhere repu
diate a reckless use of drugs in the treatment of disease;
while Intolerable sufferings and broken constitutions have
Imperatively demanded "Reform." A return from a wide
and fatal departure from the simplicity of Nature's laws
is called for, aJlke by a rational love of happiness and the
deplorable exigencies of our condition. Hydropathy, or a
scientific use of water as a restorative and curative agent,
is a practical substitution of a simple and remarkably effi
cacious mode of curing the sick ; for that system of drug
ging. depleting, and cauterizing, which. In obtaining the
mastery over disease, too frequently places the patient lie
yond the reach of further annoyance. The success of the
various Water Cure establishments In this oountry. to say
nothing of any other, has fully confirmed the hopes of the
early discoverers and promulgators of the great truths
upon which the system Is founded, and renders verbal
communications unnecessary. It Is deemed sufficient to
say. that the " Cold Soring Water Cure" will compare fa
vorably with any of the well-conducted establishments ot
a similar character, and will be found equal to the liest,
as regards the order, convenience, and desirableness of Its
arrangements. The Institution is now open for the recep
tion of patients, and In full operation.
For board, medical advice, attendance and nursing, 4c.,
from $7 to |14 per week, payable weekly, varying accord
ing to the room and attention required. Each patient
will be required to furnish two linen sheets, two cotton
comforters, one woollen blanket, aud four towels; or,
where It Is not convenient for the patient to furnish thcin
as above, they can be supplied at the establishment by
paying fifty cents a week.
All communications for medical advice should be ad
dressed either to 8. M. Davis, M. D., or to George W. Darif
M. D., 289 Main street, Buffalo, N. Y.
8. M. A a. W. DAY18 * Oo., Buffalo.
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