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? LOCAL INFORMATION.
Meeting or Courts. Supreme Court of the United States, second Monday in January. Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for Washington county, fourth Monday of March a?d fourth Monday of November. Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for Alexandria county, first Monday in May and lirsi Monday in October. Criminal Court of the District of Columbia for Washington county, second Monday of March, first Monday of June, fourth Monday of October, and last Monday of December. Crimipal Jourt of the District of Columbia for Alexandria county, first Monday of April and first Monday of November. Banks. Bank of Washington?corner of Louisiana avenue and D street?discount day, Tuesday. Wm. Gunton, President; Jas. Adams, Cashitr. Bank of the Metropolis?Pennsylvania ave nue, between F and G streets, opposite the Treasury Department?discount day, Friday. John P. Van Ness, President; Richard Smith, Cashier. Patriotic Bank?7th street, between C and D streets?discount day, Thursday. G. C. Gram mer, President; Chauncey Bestor, Cashier. Insurance Offices. Firemen's Insurance Company of Georgetown and Washington?office in the hall of the Per severance Fire Company's building, Centre Mar ket square. Jas. Aaams, President; Alexander Mclntyre, Secretary. Franklin Insurance Company?office corner of 7th and D streets, next door to the Patriotic Bank. G. C. Gramn/er, President; Geo. Stetti nius, Secretary. Potomac Fire Insurance Company?office on Bridge street, Geergetewn. John Kurtz, Presi dent; Henry King, Secretary. # Churches. Baptist, Rev- O. B. Brown, 10th street, be tween E and F. Baptist, Rev. Mr. Samson, Aldermen's room, city hall. Baptist, Rev. Mr. Tindell, corner of 4th street and Virginia avenue. Baptist, Shiloh, Elder Robert C. Leachman, on Virginia avenue, near 4j street. Catholic, St. Patrick's, Rev. Mr. Mathews, F street, between 9th and 10th. Catholic, St. Matthews, Rev. John P. Donelan, corner of H and loth streets. Catholic, St. Peter's, Rev. Mr. Van Horseigh, 2d street, between C and D, Capitol hill. Friends, I street, between 18th and 19th. Lutheran, English, Rev. Dr. Muller, City hall. Lutheran, German, Rev. Mr. Borcher, corner of G and 20th streets. Methodist Ebenezer, Rev. Messrs. Jordan and Brown, 4th street, between F and G, navy yard. Methodist Foundry, Rev. John Davis, corner of 14th and G streets. Methodist Wesley, Rev. Mr. Edwards, corner of F and 5th streets. Methodist Protestant, Rev. Mr. Sutherland, 9th street, between E and F. Methodisj Protestant, Rev. Thomas M. Flint, pastor, 6th Street east, between G and I streets south, near Navy Yard. New Jerusalem, Council chamber, City hall. Presbyterian, Rev. Dr. Laurie, pastor?Rev. Septimus Tuston, associate?F street, between 14th and loth. 1st Presbyterian, Rev. Mr. Sprole, 4 J street, between C and D. 2d Presbyterian, Rev. Mr. Knox, corner of H street and New York avenue. 4th Presbyterian, Rev. J. C. Smith, 9th street, between G and H. Christ, Episcopal, Rev. Mr. Bean, G street, between 6th and 7th, navv yard. St. John's, Episcopal, Rev. Dr. Hawley, cor ner of 16th and H streets. Trinity, Episcopal, Rev. Mr. Stringfellow, 5th street, between Louisiana avenue and E street. Protestant Episcopal Mission, Rev. Mr. French, Apollo hall. Unitarian, Rev. Mr. Bulfinch, corner of D and and 6th streets. Circulating Libraries. Washington Library?room on 11th street, bet ween Pennsylvania avenue and D street; open daily from 3 to 5 o'clock, p. m. Jefferson Apprentices' Library Association? room west wing City hall, open every Wednes day and Saturday evenings, from 7 to 9, p. m. Fire Companies. Union?located at the corner of H and 20th streets; regular night of meeting, the in every month. W. B. Magruder, President; Charles Calvert, Secretary. Franfc.in?located on 14th street, near Penn sylvania avenue ; regular night of meeting, the first Tuesday in every month. Robert Coltman, President; William Durr, Secretary. Perseverance?located on Pennsylvania ave nue, Centre market square; regular night of meeting, the first Thursday in every month. Saml. Bacon, President; G. S. Gideon, Secretary. Northern Liberties?located on the corner of Massachusetts avenue and 8th streets; regular night of meetinor, the first Wednesday in every month. John Y". Bryant, President; Augustus Brown, Secretary. Island?located on Maryland avenue, between 10th and 11th streets; regular night of meeting, the . in every month. William Lloyd, President; Donaphan, Secretary. Columbia?located on South Capitol street, near the Capitol; regular night of meeting, the first Thursday in every month. James Adams, President; Secretary. Anacostia?located on Virginia avenue and L street south ; regular night of meeting, the first Friday in every month. Thos. Thornley, Presi dent ; Wm. Gordon, Secretary. Armories. Washington Light Infantry?west wing City hall; regular night of meeting, the first Monday in every month. National Blues?east wing City hall; regular night of meeting, first Monday in every month. Columbian Artillery?west wing City hall; regular night of meeting, the first Tuesday in every month. Mechanical Killemen?east wing City hall; regular night of meeting, the second Monday in every month. Uuion Guards?hall of the Union engine house; regular night of meeting, the first Wednesday in ?very month. Masonic. Federal Lodge, No. 1?room comer of 12th Street and Pennsylvania avenue; regular night id meeting, firs; Monday in every month. Naval Lodge, No. 4?room Masonic hall, navy yard; regular night of meeting, first Saturday every month. Potomac Lodge, No. 5, Georgetown?room in Bridge street, opposite Union hotel; regular night of meeting, fourth Friday in every month. Lebanon Lodge, No. 7?room corner street and Pennsylvania avenue; regular night of meet ing, first Friday in every month. New Jerusalem Lodge, No. 9?room corner of 4J street and Pennsylvania avenue; regular meeting, third Tuesday in every month. Himm Lodge, No. 10?room over West mar ket, 1st ward ; regular meeting, first Wednesday in every month. Grand Lodge of District of Columbia?annual communication first Tuesday in November, semi annual, first Tuesday in May. Installation meeting, St. John's day, 27th December. I. O. O. F. Central Lodge, No. 1?room City hall; night of regular meeting, Friday. Washington Lodge, No. 6?room City hall; night of regular meeting, Tuesday. Eastern Lod^e, No. 7?at present occupying a room in Masonic hall, navy yard ; night ol regu lar meeting, Friday. Potomac Lodge, No. 8?Odd Fellows' hall, Alexandria ; regular night of meeting, Friday. Harmony Lodge, No. 9?Odd Fellows' hall, corner of 7th and G streets, navy yard; regular night of meeting, Monday. Columbia Lodge, No. 10?room City hall; regular night of meeting, Thursday. Union Lodge, No. 11?Odd Fellows' hall, navy yard ; regular night of meeting, Wednesday. Friendship Lodge, No. 12?room over West market, first ward; night of regular meeting, Thursday. Covenant Lodge, No. 13?Odd Fellows' hall, Jefferson street, Georgetown; regular night of meeting, Monday. Columbian Encampment, No. 1?room City hall; regular night ot meeting, last Wednesday in every month. Marley Encampment, No. 2?Odd Fellows' hall, Alexandria; regular nights of meeting, second And fourth Mondays in every month. Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia meets annually on the second Monnay in No vember, and quarterly on the second Mondays of January, April, July, and October. Sons of Temperance. Timothy Division, No. 1?room Buckingham's hall, on C street, between 10th and 11th streets; night of regular meeting, Wednesday. Harmony Division, No. 2.?Room St. Asaph street, Alexandria; night of regular meeting, Monday. Tempekance Society. Freemen's Vigilant?room Carusi's saloon ; regular night of meeting, Friday. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS. Northern and Eastern Mails arrive daily at 5 a. m. and 6J p. m., and close at 3 p. m. and 9 p. m.; the mail that closes at 3 p. m. goes through to Boston. Baltimore Extra Mail arrives at 11? a. m. Western Mail arrives at 7j p. m., and closes at 9 p. m., daily. Southern Mail arrives at 3 p. m., and closes at 9 p. m. Warrenton Mail arrives at 5 p. m. on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday; closes at 9 p. m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; daily in July, August, and September. Middleburg (Va.) Mail arrives at 5 p. m. on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday; closes at 9 p. m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Leesburg Mail arrives on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 5 p. m.; closes on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, at 9 p. m. Winchester and Harper's Ferry Mail closes daily at 9 p. m., and arrives at 7 2 p. m. Port Tobacco Mail arrives at 6 p. m. on Wed nesday and Saturday ; closes at 9 p. m. on Sun day and Wednesday. Upper Marlboro' Mail arrives at 4 p. m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; closes at 9 p. m. on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Annapolis Mail arrives at 7 J p. m., and closes at 9 p. m., daily. Brookville Mail closes at 9 p. m. on Thurs day, and arrives at 2 p. m. on Sunday. Rockville Mail arrives at 7 p. m. ?n Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; closes at 9 p. m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Post Office is open for business daily, from 8 a. m. till 9 p. m., except on Sunday ; on that day it will be open from 8 to 10 a. m., from 12 ta 1 p. m., and from 8 to 9 p. m. BOOTS JIM) SHOES. The subscribers would inform the citizens of Washington that they have on hand a neat assortment of BOOTS and SHOES, which they will do well to call and examine.? They will also make up work of every description, from a Cork sole boot to a Lady's slipper, as well and as cheap as it can be done in this city. As they have not grown rich on the public as yet, they cannat afford to sell at COST, but will be satisfied with a small profit. Repairing, &c., shall receive prompt attention. MOORE & TURPIN, One door from the corner of 10th street and dec 7?tf Penn. avenue, north side. JOHN A. BLAKE, Bookbinder, Paper Ruler, and Blank Book manufacturer, south side of Pennsyl vania avenue, near 14th street, and opposite Fuller's City Hotel (up stairs). Blank books of all descrip tions manufactured to order, old books rebound, maps mounted and varnished, and all kinds of fancy binding executed in the neatest manner and at rea sonable prices. NOCK'S IMPROVED PATENT LEAF HOLD ER, ?R TEMPORARY BINDER, of all the various sizes, with or without locks, will be furnished in any quantity and in any style ofbinding desired, at whole sale prices. nov C?dtf PENHOLDER.?Alden's Patent Pivot Penholder is constructed with an ingeniously arranged spring, which imparts to the common steel pe.11 all the desirable qualities of a good quill. These hold ers have been much improved lately, and are much superior to the first lot manufactured. For sjle by R. FARNHAM, Agent for the Manufacturer, nov 6 corner 11th st. and Penn. av. PRINTING AND WRITING PAPERS of every quality and size made to order, and sold at man ufacturers' prices. R. FARNHAM, nov 7 corncr lllh st. and Penn. a v. THE BOSTON SCHOOL SONG-BOOK, pub lished under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music, original and selected, by Lowell Mason, price 31 osnts; for sale at the book store of R. FARNHAM. nov (i? Corner of 11 street and Penn. av. T OOK HERE.?Persons suffering from colds, Li coughs, fee., can be supplied with Pease's Hoarhound Candy Brown's Boneset Candy McCulling's Syrup of May Apple and Wild Cherry Swayne's Syrup of W ild Cherry J ay he's Tonic Expectorant Covat's Balm of Life Thompson's Life Preserver W istar's Cough Lozenges Sherman's Cough Lozenges Peters' Cough Lozenges by calling on C. H. JAMES, Corner 14th and E streets. Where may also be found a full and general assort ment of Drugs, Medicines, Perfumery, Fancy Articles, Brushes, Combs, &c.; all which are sold low for cash or to punctual customers. dec 18? TO THE GENTLEMEN.?Jules liauel's celebrat ed Ambrosial Cream for shaving Ring Verbena Cream Nap es Shaving Soap (in pots) Military Shaving Soap Naples Saponaceons Compound Crcme d'Amande Amisis Guerlain's Ambrosial Cream. And a variety of others, for sale by C. H. JAMES, dec 18? Corner 14th and E streets. fO THE LADIES!?Jules Hauel's celebrated Eau Lustrale, for preserving and beautifying the hair, and giving it a fine gloss. For sale by C. H. J AMIES, dec 18? Corner 14th and E streets. CHEAP BOOTS AND SHOES. PHILADELPHIA STORES, Smith's Row, corner of 11th mitljF streets, AND Granite Mote, l'mnsylvania J1 venue, BETWEEN 3d AND 4| STREETS. CITIZENS, STRANGERS, and MEMRERS OF CONGRESS, come and buy where only one price is asked. Persons not acquainted with the prices of goods often have to pay fifteen, and even thirty per cent, more than those who know the cus tomary price, and have the tact of Jetting down to the lowest price. In our Stores, we ask no more and take no less than the fixed price. All intelligent per sons approve of this way of doing business, and be lieve it the only fair way of dealing. Our stock is large and well assorted. We have of our own make, DRESS BOOTS, at #3; WATER PROOF, at $3 50 and #1 50; DRES9 BOOTEES, ftl 75 to $2 50, of FRENCH CALF; GENTLE MEN'S SLIPPERS, MOROCCO AND CALF, at 75 cents; GENTLEMEN'S CLOTH SLIPPERS, at 41 25. QUILTED WALKING SHOES for Ladies, de cidedly the most pretty and comfortable shoe a lady can have for cold weather. PARIS TIES and SLIPPERS, very handsome, still selling for $1. Children's wear in every variety. "Nearly 1,000 pairs of India Rubber Over Shoes, in every style. Prime figured Rubbers, a beautiful over shoe, at 75 cents. We seek not to humbug the public with " selling out below cost," or " twenty-five per cent, lower than any other storeno sensible person is influenced by any such statements. Our manner of doing business is upon the one price system; we fix a fair profit, which all no doubt will allow, and in so doing, we have been well sustained, as our cash book fully shows. Repairing, and every thing connected with ou business, shall receive prompt attention. Prices the same in each Store. Three of the four comprising the firm arepractieal Shoe makers, having graduated on the bench. J. E. FOWLER & CO. corner 11th and F sts. MANN & BROTHERS, nov 28-eolm Pennsylvania avenue fl ANDERSON, BOOKSELLER AND STA VT ? TIONER, between 12th and 13th streets, Penn. Jlvtnue.?G. A. keeps constantly for sale the follow ing articles, which he offers wholesale and retail, on as liberal terms as can be had here or elsewhere, viz: Printing paper, wrapping paper Binders' and trunk boards Russia, ca'f, and sheep 3kins Writing paper, drawing paper Visiting and business cards, playing cards Drawing materials, fancy articles, perfumery Fishing tackle and twine, writing desks Work boxes, blank books, Porfolios, snutf Smoking and chewing tobacco, segars, &c Also, a general,assortment of school books, classi cal miscellaneous, and juvenile works, bibles, prayer, and hymn books of every denominaiion, (Catholic, Protestant, &c.) at the lowest northern prices, nov 6?ly p REAT ARRIVAL.?The schooners Mary and IX John Bell, from New York, with a choice assort ment of fresh family Groccrfes for the undersigned, which he will sell low for cash or to punctual cus tomers, consisting in part the following articles to his former stock: 100 whole, half, and quarter boxes bunch raisins 50 whole, half, quar. and eighth barrels buckwheat 50 whole and half barrels mackerel 10 bags Java, Laguyra, and Rio coffee 15 casks cheese, part English 20 barrels New York flour Lot prime sugar Fresh teas, latest importation 16 basket best Olive oil, for table use Sperm and mould candles 5 barrels cranberries, in fine order 18 dozen brooms and 10 dozen whisns Market baskets, mats, buckets, and keelcrs 4 frails soft shelled almouds 30 boxes prunes, in fancy and wood boxes 3 boxes fresh citron and 3 barrels Pecan nuts, &c; 10 baskets champagne Half pipe superior French brandy 2,000 pounds Goshen butter. With all other articles usually kept by the trade; and I respectfully solicit a share of the public favor, as 1 am determined to sell cheap for cash. GEO. LAMBRIGHT, 2 doors west of Railroad depot, nov 25?3taw2wif nOLLOQUIAL AND GRAMMATICAL EXER lJ CISES, intended to impart to the student both a theoretical and practical knowledge of the French Language. By A. N. Girault, one of the principals of the Washington High School. Just published and for sale by v R. FARNHAM. nov 6 corner lltli st. and Penn. av. T ADY'S BOOK OF FLOWERS AND POETRY; 1J to which is added a Botanical Introduction, a complete Floral Dictionary, nnd a Chapter on Plants in Rooms. Edited by Lucy Hooper. Anew edition with plates. Just received and for sale at the book store of R- FARNHAM, nov 11 corner of 11th st. and Penn. av. CATHOLIC PRAYER BOOKS, beautifully bound in Turkey morocco, gilt, with plates; also, com mon binding. A large assortment just received, and for sale at very low prices, at J Y R. FARNHAM S Bookstore, corner 11th st. and Penn. avenue, nov 11 CIGAR, TOBACCO, AND SNAf^-DEPOT ? 700,000 Cigan of various brands?50 kegs of prime Cketoing Tobacco.?The undersigned would respect fully invite attention to his large and extensive as sortment of Superior Cigars and Chewing Tobacco. The following are some of the choice brands of for eign importation, warranted genuine? CIGARS. Flora regalia, 1-4 boxes Britannia, 1-10 boxes l'aixhan, 1-10 and 1-20 boxes Plantation, 1-10 boxes Lceshore, or Lavuelta ; La Norma Cazadores, 1-4 and 1-8 boxes ; La Caroline Canones; Constantia; Nonpareil; Imperial Principc Perez, 1-8 boxes; 1 tendon Principe 'Ladies' Havana, 1 1-0 boxes East India Cheroots ; Castello or rifle. SUPERIOR CHEWING TOBACCO. Jame3' gold leaf; Magnolia brand Allen's honey dew; Robinson's honey dew Bridges' natural leaf; Halsey's gold chop Pocahontas brand; Oronoko natural Hare's sun cured; Ward's Capitol brand Elliot's sweet; Harnett's 5 to pound ; Murrell's 5 to pound; Dumab' 5 to pound Small plug, various qualities Snuffs of every description Pipes, smoking tobacco, &c. In fact, I have every thing in my line to please the taste of the most fastidious, all of which I will dis pose of 10 per cent, cheaper than any other wholesale house in the District. Grocers, hotel keepers, and others, would do well to give me a call, as 1 am determined to sell as cheap as any in the Eastern cities. N. B. All geods sold, if not as represented, will be exchanged, or the money returned. W. H. WINTER, No. 6, east of Gadsby's, sign of Jim Crow, nov 6?3m EDWARD S. WRIGHT, Bridge Street Gcorgetoion, Importer and Dealer in Cutlery, Stationery, Dry and Fancy Goods, &c., keeps constantly on hand, on the most favorable terms, the following articles? CUTLERY. Ivory knives and forks, in full setts, Ivory knives and forks, in dozens, buffalo and buck, i:< setts, and dozens, carvers and steels, broad knives, oyster knives, pocket and pen knives on cards, pocket and pen knives in dozens, erasers and desk knives, scis sors of all qualities, razors of all qualities, German silver forks, best plated forks, German silver table spoons, Germau silver tea spoons. STATIONERY. Ruled and plain cap papers, ruled and plain letter papers, full and half bound ledgers, full and half bound day books, steel pens, quills, blue and black inks, black sand, wafers, sealing wax, India rubber, Sort folios, inkstands of ebony, glass, cork, &c., rawing pencils, common lead pencils, fine and com mon crayons, miniature ivory, miniature cases, slates in wood and paper, blue and white bonnet boards, playingcards, visiting cards, penholders, paper knives, &c., indelible ink. DRY GOODS. Blue,black, and fancy cloths, cassimeres, cassinetts, brown and bleached cottons, white cambrics, cotton, worsted, silk, and merino hose and half hose, silk shirts, merino shirts and drawers, cotton and silk handkerchiefs, cotton and linen tapes, corset laces, shoe ribbands, cotton cords, patent threads, cotton balls, spool cottons. COMBS AND BRUSHES. Tuck, side, nick, pocket, dressing,"ridding combs hair, tooth, nail, comb, dusting, health, shaving, and shoe bushe3. FANCY GOODS. Pins and needles, knitting pins, hooks and eyes, tailors' silk twist, Italian silk, hank cotton, fishing lines and -books, night tapers, gum and improved gum suspenders, webb and nett suspenders, candlesticks, snuffers and trays, castors, spectacles, cups and balls, toy watches, yankee clocks, snuff boxes, pocket books, purses, percussion caps, dolls and doll heads, toy books and prints, iraveiling and fancy baskets, fancy boxes in great variety, chessmen, dominoes back gammon and chess boards, thermometers, storm glasses, Jews harps, carpenters' pencils, Germau sil ver thimbles, brass thimbles, tailors' thimbles, spool stands, glass boxes, fancy soaps, shaving boxes, shav ing brushes, split whale bones, spittoons, marbles and alleys, tops, skates, razor hones, razor strops, shaving glasses, watch guards, gilt, coat, and vest buttons, silk and mohair coat buttons, pearl, shirt, and vest buttons, bone and 4?orn suspender and shirt buttons, bone and wood moulds, common jewelry, violins, violin bows, guitars, flutes and fifes, accordions, harp strings, guitar strings, violin strings, looking glasses, looking glass plates, green and fancy window blinds, paper hangings, glass tumblers, glass mugs, glass lamps, shoe blacking, single and double barrel guns, steel and brass pistols, Havana, Spanish, and half Spanish cigars. With a variety of perfumery, &c. nov 6?6m OPAL.?The Opal for 1844; A pure Gift for the Holidays. Edited by N. P. Willis. List of em bellishrncuts: Christ Walking on the Sea, Ruth and Naomi, Dream of the Consumptive, Christ by the Well of Sychar, The Will, The Daughter of Jairus, The Deserted Wife, The Emigrant's Sabbath Morn j ing. Nine illustrations, by J. G. Chapman. Just received and for sale by R. FARNHAM. nov 11 corner of 11th st. and Penn. av. WATTERSTON'S NEW GUIDE TO WASH INGTON.?To strangers visiting this city, who are frequently at a loss for some guide to direct them to the prominent objects of curiosity and interest which it contains, this little volume will be of great use. It has been found to be so by all who have con sulted it. For sale at It. FARNHAM'S Bookstore, corner of lltli street and Pennsylvania a venue, where can also be had a few copies of the hist edition of Mr. Watterston's Gallery of American Portraits, contain ing sketches of the most distinguished statesmen and orators of this country for the last thirty years, dec 1? T INDLLY'S HORTICULTURE ?The Theory of 11 Horticulture; or, an attempt to explain the prin cipal operations of Gardening upon physiological principles. By John Lindley, F. K. S. With notes by A. J. Downing and A. Gray. For sale by 11. FaRNHAM, nov 6. corner of lltli st. and l.'enn. av. MANESCA'S FRENCH COURSE, an Oral Sys tern of Teaching Living Languages, illustrated by a^ractical course of lessons in the French through the medium of the English, by Jean Manesca, fourth Doors open at Ci o'clock?performance to com mence at 7^ precisely. edition, revised. For sale by It. FA RNII AM, corner 11th street and Penn. av. Where may be found all the French School books now in use, and sold at very low prices. nov 6 rpHE WINTER GREEN; A perennial gift for JL 1844. Illustrated with sixteen beautiful engra vings. Embellishments: The Doo.i.cd Fairy, illus trated Title Page, Uncle Joshua, the Land of the Cypress, Euthanasia, Henpecking, The Mariners, A Portrait, Only One Night at Sea. My Sisters, The Managing Mother, The Minon Bride, The Eleventh Hour, The Green Old Age, The Mariner's Orphan, The Devoted. Just received and for sale at the book store of R. FARNHAM, nov 11 corner of 1 Ith st. and Penn. t>v. STATIONERY WAREHOUSE!!! ? FRENCH AND EN GUSH STATIONERY!!!?The pub lic are informed that we have received from Paris and London, a large and most varied assortment of Staple and Fancy Stationery, all of which was se lected expressly for our sales; consisting in part of the following: French Gooda.?Folio and quarto post papers of ex tra finish, lithographic, tracing, morocco, and fancy colored papers; gold and silver paper, fancy note paper in great variety ; envelopes, lace, embossed, figured and plain, papetaires, a large assortment, some new and very rich patterns; pearl and ivory paper knives and folders, a great variety; pearl, ivory and agate seals ; penholders of every descrip tion; card cases of pearl, ivory and leather; pocket books and dressing cases; port folios, some very rich ; inkstands of glass and porcelain, new patterns; water colors; black, white and colored crayons ; Conte's drawing pencils; sable and camel's hair pen cils ; leather stumps; transparent, motto, and initial wafers. IVom London ?Whatman's drawing papers; Rey nold's abraided and Bristol boards of every size and thickness; wax and wafers of every description ; perforated boards, fine, medium, and coarse; Rhnades & Son's drawing pencils, put up in new style, (the former having been counterfeited), every pencil is now stamped Rhoades & Son, and Herrick & Blunt; this will guard against future counterfeits; back gammon boards; chess boards; chess men; pearl and bone mottu seals in great variety, some new pat terns; Gillott's and Windle's steel pens; Rodgers' and Wostenholm's cutlery ; Newman's colors, loose and in boxes ; Crayon paper; lace and plain envel opes; ivory knives and folders; bronze, ebony, lose wood, ivory, bone, and glass inkstands; port folks and card cases; dissectcd maps and games, many of them are entirely- new subjects; rosewood desks and work boxes; white and colored twine; parchment; india rubber; Reeves and Son'3 pink and colored saucers; sable and camel's hair pencils; ink powder; red, black, Japan, copying, and marking inks ; Welch slates of all sizes ; porcelain slates; most of which aro offered at a reduction of 20 per cent, from former prices. IIERRICK & BLUNT, William F. Bayly, Agent. nov 6?Cm Penn. av., between llth and 12th st3. Earthenware, china, and glass.-. THOMAS PURS ELL, Importer, has the plea sure of informing his friends and the public gene rally that he has just received, by late arrivals from Liverpool and other sources, 113 packages of the above articles of the newest patterns and shapes ?? Ivory handle and other Knives and Forks, in sets of 51 picccs, and separate German and Britannia Table and Teaspoons, and Waiters Plated and Brass Candlesticks, and Snuffers and Trays Looking-glasses, Castors, English and American Tea and Coffee Sets Coflce Urns, covered and uncovered Pitchers, &c. Astral, Hall, Side, Liverpool, Solar, and Reading Lamps and Wicks, of all sizes Also, Southworth's Patent Lard Lamp All of which will be sold, wholesale and retail, as low and on as good terms as at any other establish ment. Goods assorted in the original packages, Pipes in boxes, Window Glass of assorted sizes, at very low prices, Stoneware at reduced Factory prices. The subscriber has the agency of a Britannia man ufactory, which enables him to sell those articles at reduced prices. He solicits a call from his friends and the public generally at his store on Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Brown's hotel. nov 28-lm THOMAS PURSELL. MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC!?GARRET ANDER SON, agent of Atwill's Miuic Repertory, New York, has just received a large assortment of Atwill's most popular music. G. A. will be constantly fn the receipt of the latest ublications, and will be happy to receive orders for fusic published at any other establishment in the country. He respectfully solicits strangers visiting the city and the citizens generally to call and examine his collection, which will be sold at. the New York priccs. Between llth and 1:2th str'ts, Pennsylvania avenue. nov 24?2aw6w FRIENDSHIP'S OFFERING for 1844 ?Friend ship's Offering and Winter's Wreath, a Christ mas and New Year's present for 1844, with eight handsome engravings. THE LITTLE GIFT, for 1844, with engravings. THE LITTLE KEEPSAKE, for 1844, edited by Mrs. S. Colman, with engravings. ST. NICHOLAS ANNUAL, for 1844, for little boys and girls, with enzravings. THE CHILD'S GEM, a holyday gift for 1844. The above just received and for sale at the book store of R. FARNHAM, nov 6 corner llth st. and Penn a v. HOVER'S BLACK INK.?The above ink is kept constantly on hand by R. FANIIAVf, corner of llth street and Pennsylvania avenue, who is agent for the manufacturer, and will supply the trade at manufacturer's priccs, wholesale and retail. Til's ink has acquired a celebrated character, and is in extensive use. The following certificates are from Dr. Thomas P. Jones, of the Patent Odice, and Dr. F. Hall, late Professor of Chemistry at the Mcdioal College of this city: Washington, Jan. 28, 1843. Mr. Joseph E. Hover: Sir: I have made use of your Black Ink sufficiently long to ascertain that it possesses all the desirable qualities which are neces sary in the employment of steel pens more fully than any kind of ink that I had previously essayed, and I have got pretty well through the catalogue. 1 have not taken the trouble to test it chemically, as this has been already done by others whose certificates arc as satisfactory to me as though the experiments had bsen made by myself. THOMAS P. JONES. Washinoton. Jan. 23, 1843. Mr. Joseph E Hover: Sir: 1 have examined and used part of the specimens of ink which you left with me, and am prepared to speak favorably of them both. Since I began to use inetalic pens, I have never been able to obtain ink which would not mora or less corroile, and speedily destroy them. Yours appears to be free from every corrosive ingredient. The marking ink possesses, in my opinion, all the qualities which aro requisite to give to the article a very hig;h character. Yours, respectfully, nov 7 F. HALL "|A ARBY'S UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHICAL .1/ DICTIONARY,?containing a description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbors, Rivers, Lukes, Mountains, Capes, &c., in the known world; with the govern ment, customs, and manners of the inhabitants; the extent, boundaries, and natural productions of each country; atfd the trade, manufactures, and curiosities Of the cities and towns. Third edition, with ample additions and improvements. This day published, and for sale by R. FARNHAM, dec 1 Bookseller, Penn. av. corner llthst. T IVES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE U. S., IJ with biographical notices of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, sketches of most re markable events in the history of the country; by It. W. Lincoln. Embellished with a portrait of each ol the Presidents, and forty-five engravings. For sale at the book store of nov 6? R. FARNHAM.