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^l'tie awonASt** Mail ftud Qreat W?atern Mail ?"*
reus! rod by 8 p. m., and oloeed at#, p. m.,dalkf. ?M? Jt?U
Trains, nortii of Philadelphia, ar? to arrive there in lime
to oonueot with tho Train for Baltimore, which brings
thu Great Mail, to ivrrire here by 9 a. m. No Eastern
M iti in received at this offlce on Sunday night, and no
Eastern Mail, to be sent U^ond Baltimore, in mode up
ou Saturday night. Norfolk, to., three fames by Balti
laore? Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; four times by
Richmond?Tue-da/, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
The Mall for Anna: olis, Maryland, and Norfolk and
adja<vnt pK.ies .u t'it^iiua, Is closed every night, except
Snturduy. it i P t? > and U received six times a week,
with a Slaii from Baltimore Maryland, by 12 in.
Tho Mail from (Jeorgelovn D, 1>. 0., is rooemd twice daily
b;, 8 a. m., an 1 5 p. ta., and it U closed for that place at
the Witue Iioum. ' , ,,
The Mail from :to<-kvillu, to., Md., U i-oceWed Monday,
Wednt -^lay, and Friday, of each we. k, by 6 p. in., and it
is closed for tboxo p!a< os at 'J p. m. of the same days.
Tho Mail from Brook rille, ic., X !., is ret -ived by 6 p.
XU. of WedtiesJay and jfatunlny, each week, and closed for
those t luoe? Hi H I?? m. of Monday and Tburs- day.
Upper MarlborMd., received by 4 p. tu., Monday,
Wednesday, and Frid:.y, undisclosed *aine day" at 9 p. in.
Port Tobacco, 4s. Mar/land, reoeived Tuesday, Thurs
day, Hit I Saturday, by 5 p. m., closed Suaday, Tuesday,
and Thursday, at 9 p. in.
Warrentou, Middleburg, Ac., Va., reoeived Sunday, Wed
nesday . and Friday, by 11 p. tu., closed at 9 p. m., Mon
day, Wednesday, and Friday.
Lcoburg, Ac., Va., received by and closod at 9 p. m.,
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
The postage ou newspapers, and that on all printed
matter addressed to any foreign country, is required to bo
paid iu advance. The postage is also to be prepaid on
letters and packets addressed to foreisii countries, other
than Grout Britain, Ireland, and Scot laud, and llremen,
iu Europtr, and some places to which they pass through
the Bremen post ofllee.
Th" OfRco is open from half-past 7 o'clock, a. m..
to 9 o clock, p. u., dully, except Sunday, and on that
day it Is open from liaif-past 7 to teu, a. in., and from 7
to 0, p. m. WILLIAM A. BRADLEY,
A. weekly journal to be published in Washington,
under (he sanction of the Washington National
Monument Soc'ety.
JAMES C. PICKETT, Editoe a:?> PunusnEn..
Tt .o Monument is intende d to be a literary, agricultural,
and miscellaneous paper. It will contain selections of tho
literature of the day?thobost that can bo found in Arncri
eatiaud English publications: interesting scientific articles,
cmbracin?f mechanics; foreign and domestic news; a sy
nopsis of the proceedings of Congress, and every thing
that such a journal mi rlit be expected to contain, with
tl'e exception of party politics, which will be at all times
igost rigorously excluded.
Tim it.,, "li^ent will be published for the express and
the- mil, tu,r> >se of in the erection of the noble
on the banks of the Potomac, in hon
nr nt th? of his Country, and which every one
?wJvSLitt. fh? ? ? of Washington would rejoice to
rvne^ th.? "fc; ' MlucUng out of the subscription
wo comp.^- After u ,t, p?0p08ed to tHJ publ?hmli
the expsnaes c f the jouru flathfully applied, and wlth
Che romaining tim^s will ?? ? ,at<Kl_ Th* aU tJlerofore.
By subscribing to the Monument, ? ?>e doing some
low prioe n:r* he obtained, whilo it vrtf) < 'hat majestic
tiling, at the sjuu.- t?me, towards completing ?
memorial of the Nation's gratitude. rormer
The Board of Managers recommend Mr, ptckcct. . irg
ly Fourth Auditor of the Treasury and Charge iPAH** nt
l'oru, who proposes to edit and publish the Momwu. .
journal, as one well qualified to perform the duties f??
editor, and to conduct the paper faithfully, and satisfac
torily to the subscribers. They assure their fellow-citizeus
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, ho
fe<>eive nothing more, and he asks nothing mo re,
than a very moderate compensation tor his services. Not
one dollar, therefore, of the direct subscription to tho
erection of the Monument will be, in uny event, applied
to the support of the paper, nor th# Society In any man
nur held pecuniarily responsible.
To give tho public an idea of what may bo done with the
journal it is proposed to publish, it may be stated that a
list of fifty thousand paying subscribers, at two dollars
each, will yield aa annual net profit of from fifty to siity
thousand dollars.
The postmasters, and secretaries of all organized bodies
throughout the Union, are respectfully requested to act
as agents iu obtaining subscriptions, thus aiding the great
oltfect of our exertions.
As all editors and publishers, on account of the object
for which the Monument newspaper will be established,
must wish It to succeed, It is hop<*d that they will con
tribute to Its succ'- is by publishing this prospectus.
All moneys will be remitted, and all letters and moneys
addressed prepaid, to the general agent of the Monument
8ociety, Hon. Elisha Wldttlesey, Washington.
OrriCEas.?Millard Fillmore, tx-effiew President; Arch.
Tlenderwon, First Vice President; Walter Leuox, (Mayor
of Washington,) 3'ioond Vice President; Thos. Carbery,
Third Vice President; J. B. II. Smith, Treasurer; Geo.
Watterston, Secretary.
Boajlo or Masaqhls.?WinCeld Scott, N. Towson, Thos.
Munroc, W. A. Bradley, P. R. Feudal), Walter Jones,
Thomas Blagden. IVter Korce, W. W. Seat m, M. F. Maury,
Jv Hartley Crawford, Benj. Ogle Tayloe, Elisha Whittlesey.
Ttrmt.?Tho Moitcment will be printed on a double- !
royal sheet?the paper and type being of the best quality?
and in quarto form, containing sixteen large pages, that
it may be more easily preserved. The price will be two
dollars per annum, payable on the rooeipt of the second
number. The nuturn of the enterprise not admitting ot
any credit, none can be given-.
Societies and clubs will be furnished with the MoxtmiST
On the following t-rms: 3 copies for ; b copies, $8; 10
?opiest $lfe; Ac.
Those who are disposed to patronise the ttoirxrwm are
requested to forward their nsines to the Oereral Agent,
without delay. The first number will be published t*rl>
In May, and tho second on the second day of August, and
?weekly thereafter; time being allowed for the Prospectus
to be circulated, and for the agents to make returns. As
all subscribers will be contributors to the Monument
Itself, their namex will be published in the paper.
W All.lKQTOM, April 23, 1H61.
take leave to inform their friends and the public,
that they hav taken up the Importing llutinat on their
own ac-ijunt. For tlie future th.nr will oonQne them
selves strictly to the Gim nation fturiiuM, fur the pur
chase of dry good.*, In Glasgow, Scotland.
Fro.a their lon,j experience in the trade, they feel con
fident that they can promote the iuterest of those engaged
In tlw importation of dry goods, and thev respectfully go
licit order*, w hich xhall have their boot attendon.
The najm of the Arm in Glasgow is changed to GoDfkiT
The Now York firm 'wing dissolred, they will be pleased
to reoei '? order* through their agent, James Pattison, No.
SI Pine street, New York.
GODs'RPY PATTISON ? Co., Cbmmution Merchantr,
Glasgow, Ssotlaad.
Moa^rs. Dcnnlton, Wood k Co., New York.
Met'Jrs. W. C. Pkkerwill k Co., do.
H?m. Merritt Kiy k Co., do.
Joseph V> aikor, do.
The su'iscribers being alone entriutert with samples of
?loth and patterns of these goods for tho United State*
market, Invite the attention of the trade.
Offlie, 81 Pine street, New York. 1 mar 24?
BOSK.II, BROS. A JONES, 82 Market street, Philadel
phia, iuvite the attention of the trade to their splen
did stock of Fancy and Staple BONNETS and HATS, of
*11 kinds, purchased forcuihiu Europe by ono ofourfirro:
ami also an assortment of city and eastern made Boots and
Phr*?s. AU of which they oiler at Tory low rates.
the State Fair in I860, will be seen by the award of Pre
miums below:
Awarded to K. Wbltmr.n, jr., No. 63 Light street, Balti
more, by the Maryland State Agricultural Society, at their
8d Annual Fair, held in Baltimore 23d, 24th and 23th of
October. I860.
For the hut Plough In the ploughing match . |lo
For the best ploughing with ox team, (special pre
mium,) - * ? " ? ? 2
For the best plough on exhibition, 1st premium ? 8
For Hie beet Railway Horse Power, Whitman's Im
proved, 1st premium - - ? ? 15
For the best Hay Press, 1st premium - . 25
For the best Oornsheller, 1st premium . . (,
For the best Field Roller, 1st premium - -8
For the lieet Corn-Stalk Cutters and Grinders, 1st
premium ? 6
Kor the best Churns. 1st premium - 4
For the best Hay and Manure Fork, 1st premium, 2
For the bent Hayrakes, 1st premium . . 2
For the best Cultivator, 1st premium - . 4
No exhibitor of Agricultural Implements at the above
named Fair, having received orio-half the amount of pre
miums awarded us on the different kinds of Implements
and Machines. It Is conolusiveevidence 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
Wr and November, 1860, the first premium (a heavy Silver
MedaJ) was awarded to Krra Whitman, jr., for the largest
and beet display of Agricultural Implements. Also first
etralum (another Silver Medal) fbr his Improved Wronght
? ,a Railway Horse Power, which was made for exhibition
at the World's Fair, in London, In May, 1861.
Our stock this season will be the largest ever offered In
Mils city, and probably the largest, in the world, consisting
of more than 1,000 Ploughs, 260 Threshing Machines.
1000 Wheat Fans, 1000 Coru Shelters, 600 Straw Cutters,
JHH) Cultivators, Heaping Machines, Wheat Drills, Corn
and Cob Crushers, Burr Stone Mills, Oder Mills, Hay and
Cotton Presses, together with every article whioh a farmer
?r planter eould wish in the prosecution *f his pnrsnlts;
all ef whiefa will be sold on reasonable terms, at wholesale
or retail. * WHITMAN, /*., A 00.,
At tile old stand, 66 I.lffct ?t.| Baltimore, Ml
fKJcatt ttfULNtt eoows VOJt IM1>
street, U*?e received au entirely u?w aud uhoioe
assortment of KuglWh, French, (J?ruiu?, ?ud Amwfcmn
Dry Uouds, suitable tor the iprlutf twin, i?hrarltig oil
the various ?tyle? pertainJiig to tWr Ua?, tad t? whioh
they iurite thj attonUou of their customers and mer
chant* geuorally viritiug thm market.
Tiiese nixxU have been selected with ?t*?t o?r* mJ
attention, and will be ?ol<l am u favorable form* m at aivy
similar establishment in the eountry. We name, in part,
DRESS UOODS?embracing a qhotoe vartety.
Gro do Khlnes, rich luHtrss, In all widths and qualities.
Satin de Chenes
Extra super French Bareges, in all nolort
do do do plain do
Silk aud Linen Jaspe Poplin*, a uew article (
Uro df Naples, a new and beautiful article
Barege tie Laines, extra super Hillc and wool
do rich chintz colors
de neat styles
Super, all wool French de Laines, all oolor*
Su;ier Toil l'Inde, entirely new
French Lappet and Eiub'd Muslins
Emb'd Broquetellw, a beautiful article
Colorixl 811k hiub'd Fancy Muslins
Printed Berege#, entirely new design*
;i-4 and 4-4 Super French I .awns aud Organdies of lates t
style*?all qualities
.Super Fancy Luwns, ?unbossed Silk and Wool
linglUh and Scotch Ginghams, In black, white, and fan cy
0-4 Silk Wurp and Heal Alpacas ami Canton Cloth*
French Ohinti and Turkey Red Prints
Spring Prints, a lsiautiful assortment, Ac., Ac.
CLOTI18, CASS1MKRES, Ac.?Super French Black and
Colored Cloths, of all grades, by the most celebrated
Super Black Cloths, English, Cermar., and American
Super 6-4 C&shmoretts, Cashmere Cloths, and Drap de
3-4 and 5-1 Summer Cloth* and Crape Lustres
Black Co&.imeres and Doeskins, of "Sedan" and other
tost makes
Fancy Plaid and Striped Cassimcresof now designs
do Union Drillings; Zetland and Plymouth Plaids
Bleached and Brown Linen Ducks and Fancy Drillings
1 Super French and India Nankins and Coatee Checks
1 Tweeds. Kentucky Jesus, Farmers' Drillb, Ac.
I VEST1NQS, Ac.?Super Black and Fancy Silk and Satin
1 Vestings
Duff Cashmere and Cashmerett do
Plain White, Fan<-y, nnd Buff Marseillos do
Silk and Worsted Series ol all width*
do Le van due do do
LINEN GOODS.?4-4 Irish Linens, all qualities Richard
son's, Berkley's, Grey's, Young's, Ac.
3-4 and 4-4 Blay Linens; 4-4 white and brown Hollands
Russia Bsrnesly and Scotch Linen Sheetings, all widths,
best makes
Pillow Case Linens; Table Cloths and Napkins
Bleached and Brown Damasks and Diapers, 8-4.10-4, 12-4
Bird's Eve, Russia and Scotch Diapers and Dowlas
11 uekaback do aud Crash
No. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Burlaps
Linen Cambric Hdkfs, of all qualities, Ladies and Genta
White Goods of all descriptions
.Inserting!*, Edgings, Linen and Cotton Laces, Ac., a large
DOMESTICS.?3-4, 7-8 and 4-4 Brown and Bleached Mus
6-4, 64, 74,104,114 and 124 Brown and Bl'd Shirtings
Maryland and Potomac Bagging
34 and 7-8 Cotton Osnaburgs, plain and twilled
Bleached, Brown, Blue and Corset Drills
Plain, Striped and Plaid Chambrays
Bod Tickings, Shirting Strips, Apron Chocks, Ac.
Plaid and Stripe Domestics, best makes.
PANTALOON STUFFS.?Blue Denims, American Nan
keens, Checks and Plaids, Rouen Cassimeres, Striped
Osnaburgs, Kennebec Tweeds, Ac., Ac.
The above Domestics were purchased in December last,
previous to the rise In OtUon Goodt; we are therefore en
abled to offer them at prioes that cannot fail to please,
mar 24? 0., B. A B.
A New Route to Pittabnrg.
kiBSTTfaTXUi Hlj I,,tillirtiirmrt 3
press train of cars will leave Calvert Station daily,
Wifj,, the S. Mail from Washington and Baltimore, at
riving at IIou "laysbure at 8 p. m. At this toint, paauen
gers have the op."??? ?* taking either the O a* to Johns
town, tlience by Pa^ 'kut Boata, or Stages direct from Holli
daysburg to Pittsburg.
Tickets will be eold A0, the following poin.'a, by this
train, to wit: York, Wns'bt8vllle, Columbia, Marietta;
Middletown, Harrisburg, Newport, Millers tow a, Perrys
ville, Lewistown, McVeystowt.., Huntingdon, Hollidays
Uurg, and PHUburg.
This train. nl*o connects with the Cumberlarid Valley
Railroad, which passes through Carlisle, Shlp]>ensburg,
Chamborsburg, and other points on this road.
For the a'-cmnmodation of pai-songers from Washington
for any ot the above potato, the Baggage Master of the
Company will be at the Depot of ttoe Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad Company on the a*rival of the Morning Can, at
8 a. ra., to receive the Baggnga. which will be oarried free
of charge to Calvert Station. ROBERT STEWART,
mar 24? Ticket Agent.
To Country Merchants and. Booksellers.
EC. A J. BIDDLE, No. 6 south Mfth street, publish
, the following works:
Cleveland's Compendium of English Literature.
Harrison on the Rise, Progress, aud Presunt Structure
of the Knglish Language.
Lynd's First Book of Etymology.
Oswald'a Etymological Dictionary.
1'iske's Eschcnburg's Manual of Classical Literature.
Fiske'a Classical Antiquities.
Outlines ofSacred History.
Trego's Geography of Pennsylvania.
Vogdes's United States Arithmetic.?Key.
Ring's3000 Exercises in Arithmetic.?Key.
Crittenden's Book Keeping, Counting-aous<? and School
Vogdes's Mensuration.?Key.
Alsop's First I wessons in Algebra.?Key.
Alsop's Algebra, for High Schools, Academies and Col
Gurameres' Astrouomy, fourth edition, just published.
Monge's Statistics; translated /rom the French, by
Woods Baker, A. M., of the United States Coast Survey;
just published.
Maury's Navigation, the text book of the U. S. Navy.
Mr.Murtrie's Scientific lexicon.
Pealc's Graphics. Controllers' Copy Slips.
Hill's Drawing Bock of Flowers and Fruit
Hill's Progressive Lessons in Painting Flowers and
L'Abeille pour les Knfan*.
Bandford and Merton,ln Fraueh, by Berquin.
*1 hi1 Work! of Thomas Dick, LL. D., 10 vol* 12mo, In
various *tyle* of binding.
Select Speeches of l>l*tingul?hed Amerian Orator*.
Select Speeches of Phillip*, Curran, Grattan, and En
Select Speeche* of Chatham, Burke, and Krskine.
Atkins Christian Minstrel. Aikin'g Juvenile Minstrel.
Dunlap's Book of Form*, iiooond edition, improved.
English Literature of the Nineteenth Century, by Prof.
C. D Clevelond.
Map of the World M known to the Anclente, 01 by 50
Inche*?on roller*.
E. C. A J. B.'* stock comprise* most of the popular
School Text Hooks, wb'.ch they offer for Rale, at low prioea.
mar 24?
Austin'* Magic Frecier,
Through in six minute?. For tho preparation of
Ice Creams, Water Ice9, &c.?Patented Sep
tember 19, 1848.
rplIK distingulsing merit* of this Apparatn* are -
| ]*t. The astonishing rapidity of the process, surpass
ing belief?hence the name.
'id. Tho Cream during the progre*? of freeilng become*
charged with atmospheric air, by which It nearly double*
in bulk, and obtain* that peculiar *moothnc**, lightness,
and delicacy of flavor, tor which the Ice Cream of our
best Confectioner* I* so highly priced.
3d. It does not require a tenth part of the labor that
the common Free*er doe*.
4th. It does It* work better, producing a better article,
in every respect, than by any other mode.
6th. There is a considerable saving In Ice, as the tub
net*I* do replenishing during the operation.
The annexed testimonial from the Proprietor of the
Kutaw House will put to rest all doubt.
" Having witnessed the process of freeting Ice. Cream
in Austin's Magic Freeier, two quart* of Cream having
liecn froien In the Incredible short time of *tx minute*, I
cheerfully recommend It to the public."
Kntaw House. Baltimore, May 15,1848.
"This Is to certify, that during the summer of 1848, I
used one of Austin * Patent Ice Cream Premiers of the
largest *iie, (10 gallon*,) making from 10 to 50 gallon*
per day during tne season; and *o far a* regards expedi
tion and power, I consider It decidedly the best freerer
now In use. as I have had with It no difficulty In making
ten gallon* of superior quality Ice Cream from five of
plain Cream, In thirty minute* from the time I com
menced working it A. II. BROWN,
Baltimore, April 0, 1861."
Manufactured and Ibr tale by the patentee.
No. 61 N. Rutaw street, near Saratoga.
Al*o, by OORTI.AN A CO., No. 203 Baltimore utreet.
County and State rights for *al?. mar 24
MTIIR Undersigned having entirely rebuilt and en
larged the above o tensive establishment, contain
ing in all about three hundred and fifty rooms;
would respectfully give notice that It is now ready tor the
reception and accommodation of the travelling commu
An extended notice of the unsurpassed convenience* of
thi* House is deemed *uperflnou*, a* the numerous Im
provement* which have been made eannot be properly
given In an advertisement. Suffice It to *ay that no **
pen*e has been spared to render any apartment perfect.
The furniture m made expressly to order, regardless
of cost, and certain portions of It, ?? peal ally the Drawing
room*, will be feund to be of tbeim>*t beautiful and taste
ful manufacture. The Dining-rooms are eapactoua, and
the hours tor meal* will he no arranged as to suit the eon
venlenoe of the early and late.
Kvery department will be aandneted In an unexcep
tionable manner, and the Proprietor pledge* himself that
the Amerioan House aha lib* truly the Traveller'* Home
Bar 24 ktWIS RICR
I|1I1K Vacuity of Instruction of thii Ii:-'iiutiou, undei
J. iU pruaeut organisation, consists of tbs following
named ProAtssorihTps. to wit:
? Prointsorship Of Meuwl &nd Moral Science,
A Piofeasonihip of the (Jrwk aud Lauu Languofta,
A Professorship of Mathematics aud Natural Phlloso
A. Profusnorvhlp Of Khetorio and Belluft-Lettre*,
A Profciisorshlp of Chemistry and Natural UUtory,
A Professorship of Civil Engineering,
A Professorship of Modern Languages and Drawing.
The Collegiate year In divided into two sessions or term*
of twenty-ouo week* each. The first session oouuneuota
on the fourth Wednesday of October; and the socoud on
the fourth Wednesday of April. Each Is followed by a
vacation of live weeks.
Prmiiman Oi.abs.?I. l.ivy, begun; Xeuophon's Ana
basis; Algebra, begun; History, begun.
II. Livy, finished; Homer's (Xlyssoy, begun; Algebra,
finished; Geometry, begun; History, continued.
III. Horace, begun; Homer's Odyssey, finished; Ge
ometry, five books , History, finished.
Jumuu UbASS.?I. Tacittu| begun; The Prometheus of
.Kschylus and Elect? of hophocles; Analytical Geometry,
finished; Calculus; Natural Theology ; Evidences of Chris
II. Logic; Mental Philosophy; The Alcestus of Euri
pides; Tacitus, finished; Natural Philosophy; Mechanics,
III. Moral Philosophy; Plato's Gorgias; The Captive
of Plautus; Mechanics, Hydiostutics, Pneumatics, an#
Sophomors Class.?I. Horace, finished; Xenophou's
Memorabilia; Geometry, finished ; Rhetoric, begun.
II. Cicero du Amicitiu and de Senectuts; Herodotus,
begun; Plane Trigonometry; Spherical Trigonometry;
Hhetoric, continued.
III. Cicero de Orticiis; Herodotus, finished; Surveying;
Analytical Geometry, begun ; Hhetoric, finished.
Sk-mou Class.?I. Political Philosophy; The Andria of
Terrenee: The Clouds of Aristophanes; Acoustics, Optics,
Electricity, Magnet iim.
II. Elements of Criticism; Butler's Analogy; Cicero'b
Tusculan Questions; Demosthenes de Corona: Voltaic
Electricity or Galvuniaui; Electro-Magnetism, Magneto
Electricity, Electro-Dynamics; Astronomy, begun.
III. The Constitution of the United States; Astronomy,
finished; The Scienoeof Heat; Thermo-Electrlclty; 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 Philosophy. The
sum of three thousand dollars has recently been expended,
partly in this country and partly in London and Paris, 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 year, in all the studies of the year, in the presence
of a Committee of the Trustees; and their attainments
art communicated to the Board of Trustees.
In addition to dally morning and evening prayer, di
vine worship is held twice ou every Sunday, and the reci
tation on Monday morning is always in the Greek Testa
ment. At the request of his parent or guardian, a student
is permitted to attend any place of worship which himself
or the parent or guardian may sclect. One member of the
Faculty will attend at each of the different planes of wor
ship (Presbyterian, Episcopalian, and Methodist) in the
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 are required to occupy
such rooms as may be assigned them by the Faculty.
In order to admission to pursue the entire course, a
student must l>c at least fourteen years of age; must give
satisfactory evidence of good moral character ; and must
sustain an examination in the following studies, viz:
Arithmetic, Elements of Algebra, Latin and Greek
Grammar, Jacob's or Feiton's Greek Reader, and the first
two books of Xenophon's Anabasis, Jacob's or Doe ring's
Latin Header, Sallust or Cersar, Cicero's Select Orations,
and Virgil, or what shall be deemed equivalent.
Entrance Feb.?If the Htudcnt enter as Freshman, fire
dollars; if as Sophomore, ten dollars; if as Junior, fiflpon
dollars; and if as Senior, twenty dollars.
* 1SI tXSSlOfl. Ja ,session.
Tuition $21 00 $21 00
Room rent 4 00 4 00
Incidental expenses 1 00 1 00
Use of Library 75 75
Janitor's Wages 100 100
Fuel for Oratory and Recitation room 1 60
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
Board is furnished with the families of the Professors
at two dollars per week.
Washing, at the usual rates.
All dues are payable iu advance. The tuition is remit
ted, on application, to all students designed for the Min
The tuition fee for Modern Languages will be eight
dollars per session, to b? paid to the Instructor in ad
For students who do not design to prosecute the whole
Course required for a degree, a more limlUxl range of stu
dies is furnished, adapted to the sphere and course of life
of each individual, so far as such can be reasonably antic
The studies Of this Course are arranged under tho follow
ing departments, to wit:
1st. A Mathematical Department? In which, beginning
with Arithmetic and Algebra, the student will he carried,
irriatim, through all the higher branches of the Mathe
matics, ending in their application to Natural Philosophy,
Astronomy, 4c.
2d. An Kn' Usii Department?Comprising Instruction
in Orthography, Reading, Elocution, Grammar, Writing,
Urography, History, Composition, Rhetoric, Logic, Intel
lectual Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Grammar,
Story on the Constitution, Philosophy, Ornithology, Na
tural Theology, Elements of Criticism, and Evidences of
3d. A Mercantile Department?In which will be Im
parted an acquaintance with all that Is necessary to qual
ify youth for the immediate duties of the counting-house,
L 1'ennmavthip?By an original and popular system of
this art, which Invariably produces a bold, finished hand,
peculiarly adapted to the purposes of tho accountant and
business mail. ?
2. A rUhnuJic?Comprising numerous abbreviated me
thods of computing Interest. Discount, Equation of Pay
ments, Ac., and other mercantile calculations founded on
per oentage; together with all such ojierations as are re
quisite for a thorough knowledge of the business of the
3. Bcxik-lcfrpinn?Single and Double Entry, by the most
approved methods. A complete course of instruction in
this branch will bo furnished, designed to fit the student
to t?ke charge of any set of account books.
4th. AM .CouctTLTiTRAL Un-ARTMENT?Comprising a se
lection from tho English and Mathematical courses; and,
also, Surveying, Botany. Mineralogy, Geology, Chemistry,
and Agricultural Chemistry; the last two illustrated by
experimental lectims.
oth. A Civil Kwhneer Department?In which are
taught Arithmetic, (mental and v.ritten,) Algebra, (mer
tal and written,) Geometry, Trigonometry. Surveying,
with the n"? oi instruments in the field, Practical (engi
neering, Architecture, Perspective, Draughting, and To
rtth. A Teaticr's Department.?The course of study
will consist of a judicious selection of subjects from the \
other departments, including all the branches pursued in '
our common schools. Practical lectures will also be giTcn
on School Teaching, both as a science and as an art.
l'uplls will not only thus receive the fullest instruction j
relative to the best and most popular methods of teaching,
but they will also have opportunities of exemplifying
them, by hearing recitations in the lower department-? of ,
the Institution.
7th. A Department or Modern Lanocaoh?In which i
students who wish to take a thorough course can have an
opportunity of doing so: while others, whose object may
be to acquire sufficient knowledge to translate with facil
ity, and to pronounce with tolerable correctness, in as
short a time as possible, are also provided for.
Newark Academy.
By a late re-orgntiUation of this department of Dela
ware Coll. ge, tho Hoard of Trustees hove 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 Academy, heretofore merged
In the College, and of course subjected to all the evils
whleh have been (band to attend the amalgamation of the
two departments in the same building, and under the
same government, now enjoys the privilege of a separate
establishment, withont losing those which result from its
relation to the College proper.
A large and elegant edifice, with all the necessary fix
tures af a complete boarding establishment, has been
ei*oted and furnished, In which the students of the Acad
emy board, under the immediate charge of the Principal
and his Assistants; and all Its exercises are conducted on
a system Of Its own. uninterrupted by the interests or
operations of the other department. The furniture of the
stndy-moms and dormitories has been chosen with jx-cu
llar rcfrrenoe to comfbrt and convenience for study ; and
no expense has been spared In providing the apparatus
necessary to render the means of instruction complete;
giving to Newark Academy facilities for priraJf study and
comfortable accommodation of students, fully equal to
those afforded by many of our college*
From Its intimate relation to the College, students of
the Academy enjoy many advantages not generally ob
tained at Institutions of this kind. Those who wish to
pursue some particular branch which falls more properly
within the College course, may he admitted to recite in
any of the College classes. Students also of proper age
and discretion, by recommendation of the Principal, and
permission of the Faculty, may enjoy the use of the Col
lege Library without additional charge. Admission also
may be had to the lectures, and such other privileges of
the College as ean be profitably enjoyed by academical
The charge for Boarding, Washing, Fuel, Mght, Ac.,
with tuition in the English, Latin, and Oroek, is seventy
dollars Ibr the Summer Session, and seventy-five for the
Winter Session. The only extras are one dollar per ses
sion tor incidental expenses, and a fre of eight dollars for
Modern Languages, and a fee of five dollars for Drawing,
from those who enter these elasses. The sessions and va
cations of the Preparatory Department are the sams as
those of the College.
,?ot. MATTIIBW MKTrtg, A. M.,
_ e , Preiident of Delaware Oolleg*.
Newark, Delaware g,, 34
1TOR BOYS.?This institution U eituated in
on* ?f the healthiest parts of the elty of Wilmington, ?n
drely beyond Lhu settled portions of the town. The uni
loroi he&lthfuluoM ol the locution may be Inferred from
the bet that, siuoe the establishment of the School, about
tw9nty-eight years, very lew cases of serious indisposition
have occurred among the pupil*, and uot a niugle death
either here, or from disetwR.;! contracted while here.
The oourse of instruction includes, bepide* thu ordinary
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ology, History, Khetoric, the various brauches of Mathe
matics, and the Latin, Uxeek, and French 1-auguu^tH. Par
ticular attention in paid to the higher Mathematics and
tbeir application to Mechanics and J-iiKiuoeriug; the latter
and Surveying are taught practically by Held operations,
with the use of appropriate instruments. Lectures on
Natural i'hiloeophy and Chemistry, in wliich all the im
portant principles are illustrated by experiments, are
regularly delivered before the student*.
Ah the olfject in to make the Instruction as thorough
and practical as iiossible, no expense litis been spared in
providing suitable apparatus. It is believed that, In this
respect, the Institution will compare favorably with any
similar one in the country. A carefully selected library,
of more than one thousand volumes, containing works on
the various branches of Literature and Science, furnishes
ample reading matter; while a Laboratory, fully supplied
with apparatus and tests, contains all that Is necessary lor
practical instruction in Chemic.d Manipulation.
The school year commenced on the third Second-day
(Monday) of the Ninth month, (September,) aud U divided
into four quarters of eleven weeks each, leaving a vacation
01 two months, from about the middle of the Seventh
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P03T Office Department, 1
I--.. ..... . Marvfi 14,1861. f
""^tutc locks and keys of som.
other kind for those now in use for the mail service
oi the United States, specimen locks and keys, with pro
Wi" r-^iTed and considered
* mv ,^2'* Department ""til the first day of July
sinn ft, *''rrnt ,ocV wi" ^ PUhmItted to a commit
sion for examination and report. Upon this report, con
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tional Urm of four years, by giving to the contractors
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With a view of procuring the best lock at the lowest
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partment relying for a selection on the mechanical skill
and ingenuity which a fair competition, now invib-d mav
17 2P\* 1'-^hnWovpr. {'roP^r state that a lock suit
able for the mail servl-e should posw-ss the following ousl
lUes, via: durability, uniformity, lightness, and strength.
For the purpose of displacing simultaneously all the
mail locks and keys now In use, about thirty thousand
new locl? and twenty thousand keys adapted thereto will t>e
required to be furnished by the contractor within seven
months after the contract shall have been entered Into
""Pl-'j' depend on the dural
bilityof the locks and keys ado|iU>d, 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.
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general use; nor will anyone with whom the contract
may be made l>e allow.-d to make, sell, or furnish, any
lock or key similar to those contracted for for any other
puipose or use than that of the Post Office Department.
The kind of lock adopted must bo patented, aud the pa
tentee will be required, on entering Into contract, to make
an assignment of his patent for the exclusive use and ben
efit of the Department, if the Postmaster General shall
deem such requirement essential to the Interests of Uie
service. Incase of the fail urn of the contnut or at any
time to fulfil faithfully the terms and conditions of his
contract, tlie Postmaster General shall have the right
besides a resort to the penal remedy hereinafter men
tioned, to annul said contract, and to contract anew with
any other party or parties a* he may see fit, for furnisbinir
similar locks and keys. *
In deciding upon the proposals and specimens offered
the Postmaster General may deem it expedient to select
for the through malls the lock of one bidder, and for the
way mails that of another. lie reserves, therefore, the
right of contracting with different individuals for such
different kinds of locks as he may select, and also tlie
right to reject all the specimens and proposals. If he shall
deem that course for the interest Of the Department. The
party or parties contracting will he required to give bond.
with ample security, In the sum of thirty thoussnd dol
lars, for a faithful performance of the contract. The con
tract Is to contain provisions for the due and proper In
spection of the locks an.l keys, and also for guarding
Atfitin-t tli<>ir pa*sing into improper hands; the Umin of
the? provisions to be nrrnn^rwl tmtwe<>n the Department
and the successful bidder, if a bid should be aecept.il
No application will I* considered If not. accompanied
wit h satisfactory evidence of the trustworthy character of
the bidder, and of his ability to ftilfil the contract
W **?" Postmaster General.
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Review, and have no hesitation in expressing my humble
opinion that it is eminently entitled to the pullic regard
aud support. It collects and arrauges, in good order, a large
amount of valuable statistical and other inl'oiuialion,
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 short, to all classes or the business and
reading community.
Entertaining this opinion, I am glad thatit has been,and
hope that it may continue to be, liberally patronised.
Offering you cordial assurances of my esteem aud re
gard, 1 am truly your friend and obedient servant,
freeman Hunt, esq. II. CLAY.
Ha.tract of a letter from Hon. Millard Fill mure.
,lI have read it (Merchants' Magazine) with a gcod
deal of attention, and have no hesitation in saying that 1
think it one of the most valuable periodicals that was
ever publlhhed. To the merchant it seems quite indis
pensable, and to the statesman aud man of general infor
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. I only regret that I do not own the whole work."
Litter from the Hon. Thomas H. Benton.
Washington Citv, April 20,1849.
Mr. Freeman Tlunt.?Sir: I 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 magazine, 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 merchant*' magazine in the large acceptation of the
term?merchants who go between nations, whose large
operations bring 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 the interior also?who will find this magazine
to abound with the information the pursuit 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, and to all who
are charg<*l with managing the affidrs 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 many years of
arefully consulting it.
Very respectfully, sir, your obedient servant,
Letter from Hon. Wtn. II. Siward.
My Dear Sir: Have the goodness to place my name on
your list of subscribers for the Merchants' Magazine. I
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
juestions involved in the administration of the govern
1 am, with great respoct, yonr humble servant,
Freeman Hunt, esq. WILLIAM II. SKWAKD.
The Merchant?' Magazine is published monthly, at 142
Fulton street, Now York, by Freeman Hunt, and fur
nished to subscribers for Five Dollars a year, in advance,
mar 24
WA S. I'lIIPPS A CO., 04 and 66 Broadway, New
. York, and 16 Milk street, Boston, are 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. mar 24?
WISH 4 BROTHER, Manufacturers of boudoir, Qrand,
and fk/uare J'ianot, request those who would be assured
of a first class l'l&no, one that lading can perform on
with the greatest possible advantage?one that the touch
?an be instantly adjusted to the exact strength of the En
ters and movement of music, one that will ftand in ocn
??ert tune, one that the tone will not become shrill and
{rating, that is chaste of style and ehgantly made up o!
straight and regular curve lines, that will last an apt?to
<ive tliem a call. The ancient standing of the Baltimore
Factory, and liberal patronage of citizens and others of
the first order of artistic taste and science, conceded at
once the most critical, have lieen fully anticipafed. Their
recently finished Grand Piano, minutely reviewed by the
tnost accomplished civil engineers aud master artists, has
liven denominated truly a (rrand Piano; also, that their
late Boudoir, 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
| the scientific treatment of the various diseases with
which the human system is afflicted, is situated about
three miles from the city of Buffalo, in a rural spot, and
so accessible from all points as to be reached without in
convenience or delay.
A line of omnibuses runs from the steamboat landing*
in Buffalo to the springs every ten minutes.
The house and ground* are near the extensive and
beautiful green-houses and nurseries of the Messrs. Hodges
A Bryants; and the scenery In all directions is unsur
passed, as regard* either variety or beauty; embracing
points of view, from which may lie taken In at a glance
the broad expanse of Lake Erie, the Niagara flowing ma
jestically toward." the Falls, extensive forests, and the
"Queen City of the takes," with its moving panorama of
steamboats and oeaseless enterprise.
The water, taken Immediately from the celebrated
"Cold Spring," is unsurpassed as regard* coldness and
purity, by auy in the United States. The house, recently
erected ut a cost of about seven thousand dollars, haslieen
fitted up in a neat and elegant style, at considerable ex
tra expense, and is sufficiently capacious to accommodate
uiventy-fivc patients.
Connected with the establishment, and constituting one
of its attractions, are the fixtures and conveniences for in
nocent and healthful gymnastic exercises.
The Institution la under the general supervision of P.
VI. Davis, M. D., Professor of the Theory and 1'metice of
Medicine in Central Medical College, and Geo. W. l>avis,
M. D., formerly of Dansville, N. Y., the resilient physician,
and is permanently associated with the before mentioned
gentleman as counsel, and associate of the medical l<?nl
of control. And the Mcuds of the establishment deem it
a matter of felicitation that the services of Miss Mary M.
Taylor, a liuly of high medical attainments, who has at
tended two courses of lectures in the Central Medical Col
lege, hare been secured, and that female patients can at
any time avail themselves of her invaluable aid and coun
The steward's department Is under the control of a gen
tleman eminently qualified ft>r that potdtlon; and unwea
ried pains will be taken to have every thing appertaining
to the establishment arranged on a plan, snd conducted
in a way, to ensure the comfort, and promote the hralth
and happiness of all who may wish to avail themselves of
its benefits. Baths of all descriptions, adapted to the cure
of the various fbrms of disease, and constructed on a scale
not Inferior to those of any other establishment in this
country. .
An enlightened public sentiment has everywhere repu
diated a reckless use of drugs In the treatment of dlfesse;
while Intolerable suffering* and broken constitutions have
imperatively demanded "Reform." A return from * wide
and fatal departure from the simplicity of Nature s laws
is called for, alike by a rational love of happiness and ttie
deplorable exigencies of our condition. Hydropathy, or a
scientific use of water as a restorative and curative "Ren,
is a practical substitution of a simple and remarkably em
carious mode of curing the sick ; for that
glng. depleting, and cauterizing, which, in obtahilng^ the
mastery over disease, too frequently plMM
yond the reach of further annoyance. ?
various Water Cure establishments In this^untry, to say
nothing of any other, has fully confirmed the hoja s of the
earlv discoverers and promulgators or the great truths
upon which the system I* foundod. and renders *"bal
communications unnecessary. It is deemed sufficient to
(hBt the " Cold Spring Water Cure" will compare fa
vorably with any of tL well-conducted esUblUhments or
a similar character, and will be fonndequeltotbe best,
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, modlcal advice, attendance and nursing, Ac.,
fW>mVT $14 per week, payable weekly vary tog ford
ing to the room and attention "quired Each
will be required to furnish two linen sheete, two> . ^
comforters, one woollen blanket, and , . ^em
where It Is not convenient for the patient to |,?
as above, they can be supplied at the establishment by
P"aH commutations for medical advice
dressed either to 8. M. Davis, M. D., or to George W. I>avl
M. D., 239 Main street, Buffalo^ ^ ^

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