Godey's Lady's Book
Volume LXIII, July-December 1861 

A Christmas Story, by Mary Florman [fiction]                                                 487
Acting Charade.--Love-sick, by S. Annie Frost                                               229
Acting Charade.--Refinement, by S. Annie Frost                                              482
A Day Down the Harbor, by Mary W. Janvrin [fiction]                                      41
A Design for a Country Residence (Illustrated) [with plan]                               451
After Dinner in the Woods; or, Two Days in the Mountains [Pennsylvania]
         (Illustrated)                                                                                             1, 13
After the Storm, by L. S. Goodwin [poem]                                                       486
A Gem of Thought                                                                                              48
Alphabet of Fancy Letters (Illustrated)                                                
         Floral, capitals, A-T                                                                              106
            Floral, capitals, U-Z                                                                              190
            Dots, capitals, A-Z                                                                               248
An Artist's Story, by Paul Laurie [fiction]                                                         117
A New Version of Paul and Virginia [fiction]                                                     491
Aprons (Illustrated)                                                                                             8, 186, 270, 521
Arts for Our Homes, by Mrs. E. S. Custard                                                     296
Ashes from the Pipe of an Old Smoker, by J. Hal. Elliot                                  490
A Simple Style of Chemise (Illustrated)                                                            436
Auntie's Merry Christmas, by T. P. W. [fiction]                                                 506
Aunt Sophie's Visits, No. X, by Lucy N. Godfrey [fiction]                                400
Autumn Song, by Kelway [poem]                                                                     289
A Ventilating Fire-Place Veil, for Bed-Rooms (Illustrated)                               103
A Vesper, by Kelway   [poem]                                                                         228
A Wife's Prayer                                                                                                315
Baby's Sock (Illustrated)                                                                                 519
Bag, or Pouch, for Zouave Jackets (Illustrated)                                                244
Basket Watch-Hanger and Pincushion (Illustrated)                                             11, 72
Bead Basket (Illustrated)                                                                                   74, 75
Bellows Pincushion (Illustrated)                                                                       522
Bermuda, by Anne V. Durrell [fiction]                                                                28
Bibs (Illustrated)                                                                                             165, 245
Blind [fiction]                                                                                                    316
Bob Cherry (Illustrated) [picture of children playing]                                        361
Bonnets (Illustrated)                                                                        7, 95, 332, 370, 371, 464, 545
Boot Needle-Book (Illustrated)                                                                       245
"Borrowed Plumes," by Alice B. Haven [fiction]                                               125
Braiding Patterns (Illustrated)                                                                          159, 190, 339, 435
Breakfast Caps (Illustrated)                                                                                 6
Broad Line Drawing Lessons (Illustrated)                                                          39, 215, 413
Bury Me in the Morning, by Mrs. Hale [poem]                                                 507
Butterfly Rosette (Illustrated)                                                                           432
Canaries                                                                                                           393
Capes (Illustrated)                                                                                          241
Caps (Illustrated)                                                            6, 67, 157, 159, 242, 333, 369, 426, 516
Case for Holding Embroidery Cotton, Suitable for a Christmas Present
            (Illustrated)                                                                                         520
Centre-Table Gossip, containing--
Bridal Finery                                                                                         543
Children's Pets [pigeon rearing]                                                               94
            Choosing Glass and China                                                                      93
            Clippings at our Centre-table                         
Jewels belonging to Dr. Thomas W. Evans; plants that produce
                    textile fibres; photographing on silk                                               358
How to manage honey; carpet choice; mourning in court; jewelry      454
Victoria Theatre in Berlin; bonsai; moulded glass casks                     544
            "Dress for Out of Door Work"                                                              453
            How to be a Finished Musician                                                             453
            Invisible Hair-Nets                                                                                544
            Keeping a Diary                                                                                     93
            Meyerbeer                                                                                           357
            New Jewelry                                                                                        544
            Notes and Queries                                                                               
             Musical instruments of the olden times; aluminium; how to choose a
                    Newfoundland dog; elderberry wine                                                 94
            The Aumonere                                                                                      358
            The Star of India                                                                                   453
            Venetian Glass                                                                                      357
Chemise Patterns (Illustrated)                                                                          158, 188, 436
Chemisettes (Illustrated)                                                                                    68
Chemistry for the Young                                                          
         Lesson XIX (Continued)                                                                         92
            Lesson XIX (Continued)                                                                       178
            Lesson XX.—Chlorine, bromine, iodine, nitrogen, and other
                compounds                                                                                       262
            Lesson XX (Continued)                                                                        356
            Lesson XX (Continued)                                                                        452
Chenille Net (Illustrated)                                                                                 159
Children's Department (Illustrated), containing--
            Spill Holder                                                                                            89
How to Make a Watch-pocket                                                             354
Pincushions                                                                                           450
Child's Braided Slipper, in one piece (Illustrated)                                             105
Child's Slipper (Illustrated)                                                                                75
Child's Warm Shoe, in Crochet (Illustrated)                                                     432
Christmas Table Basket (Illustrated)                                                                467, 522
Cigar-Case in Application (Illustrated)                                                             526
City Relations:  or, The Newmans' Summer at Clovernook, by Mary W.
[fiction]                                                                                    378, 474
Basquine Coat for a Little Girl                                                               524
Children's Fashions (Illustrated)                                                           181, 263
Coat for Girl or Boy (Illustrated)                                                         435
Latest Fashions (Illustrated) [breakfast Zouave, girl's loose sack
                for street wear]                                                                                 269
Light Walking Cloak (Illustrated)                                                         332
Little Girl's Sack (Illustrated)                                                               431
Morning Costume (Illustrated)                                                             334
Summer Dress and Mantle (Illustrated) [with mantle diagram]                70, 71
The Aissa Cloak (Illustrated)                                                               460
The Albueran, from Brodie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                   268
The Alexandrine (Illustrated) [dress]                                                    185
The Alvante (Illustrated) [cloak]                                                          364
The Andalusian, from Brodie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                 462
The Aragonese, from Brodie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                     3
The Barcelona, from Brodie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                  102
The Clotilde (Illustrated) [cloak]                                                          366
The Cordovan, from Brodie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                  184
The Darro from Brodie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                         368
The Epernon Cloak (Illustrated)                                                          461
The Eugenia (Illustrated) [cloak]                                                          365
The Nannette (Illustrated) [dress]                                                        100
The Natalie (Illustrated) [cloak]                                                           367
The Nina (Illustrated) [dress]                                                               101
The Princess Paletot (Illustrated)                                                         244
The Sicilian Mantle (Illustrated)                                                           335
Walking Dress and Jacket (Illustrated)                                                 332
Coiffure Composed of Pieces of Bias Silk Cut Out and Box-Plaited
            (Illustrated)                                                                                         520
Collars (Illustrated)                                                                             76, 157, 159, 189, 242, 333
Compensation                                                                                                  303
Coral Wreath, in Crochet (Illustrated)                                                              104
Cottages (Illustrated)                                                                           90, 177, 260, 355, 451, 542
Cottage in the Rural Gothic Style (Illustrated) [with plan]                                    90
Crochet Bib (Illustrated)                                                                                  165
Crochet Hair-Net (Illustrated)                                                                            10, 72
Crochet Inserting (Illustrated)                                                                          341
Daguerreotypes.  In Three Chapters, by C. A. H. [fiction]                                 110, 200, 290
Description of a Turkish Wedding, by A Lady                                                   302
Diligence Rewarded                                                                                          399
Drawers for Misses, New Designs (Illustrated)                                                338
Drawing-Room Work-Bag (Illustrated)                                                           272, 338
East India Picture-Frames, by Mrs. E. S. Custard                                            505
Editors' Table, containing—
About Marriage [from the "Silent Woman"]                                           531
An Autobiography                                                                                  81
A Noble Estate                                                                                       83
Books for Family Reading:  Cheap Literature                                        171
Burnt to Death                                                                                      533
Cheap Literature:  The Good It Has Effected                                           83
Children                                                                                               348
Conversation                                                                                        348
Elizabeth Barrett Browning                                                                    532
Good Taste                                                                                          255
Have Faith in God, by Nellie [poem]                                                      83
Innocent Amusements                                                                           172
Little Girls                                                                                             533
Mind and Morals                                                                                    83
Mother and Poet [poem]                                                                      532
Niagara [poem]                                                                                    348
About Marriage                                                                                    531
Our American Sculptress [Miss Harriet Hosmer]                                   443
Places of Education for Young Ladies [Wesleyan College at Cincinnati,
                Vassar College]                                                                                172
Portrait Painters:  The Philadelphia Artist                                               171
School for Young Ladies                                                                      255
Seed-Pearls [poem]                                                                              443
Sick Children--Can We Save Them                                                        82
Sixty-Three Volumes                                                                            531
Slang Phrases, or Americanisms [A Glossary of Words and Phrases
                Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States, by J. B. Bartlett,
                published by Little, Brown & Co.]                                                    254
Thanksgiving Day in Berlin                                                                    441
Thanksgiving Day:  The Last Thursday in November                              441
The Fine Arts in Philadelphia                                                                   81
The Friends of Woman                                                                         254
To ****, by Nettie Lee [poem]                                                              84
Transparent Sentiments                                                                         255
Vassar Female College                                                                         347
Weary [poem]                                                                                      171
Wedded Love                                                                                      170
What British Women are Doing                                                             442
Women in the Printing-Office                                                                442
Women of the Last Century                                                                  442
Women's Union Mission Society of America, etc.,                                   83
Women's Mission to Women                                                                255, 443, 536
Embroidered Collar (Illustrated)                                                                        76
Embroidered Scarf in Colors (Illustrated)                                                         433
Embroidery for a Skirt or Top of Pincushion (Illustrated)                                  468
Embroidery, Inserting, &c. (Illustrated)                                 10, 11, 12, 68, 74, 76, 103, 104, 160,
162, 164, 185, 188, 189, 190, 246, 247, 272, 341, 342, 428, 434, 435, 436, 467, 468, 519, 521,
Evening Parties [Etiquette for the Hostess]                                                           34
Fancy Alphabet for a Sampler (Illustrated)                                                       248
Fancy Purse (Illustrated)                                                                                 433, 518
Farm or Suburban Residence (Illustrated)                                                        542
         Ballgown; Zouave jacket with skirt; summer habit; skirt and spencer;
                bonnets; travelling dresses; light summer wraps                                    95
Dinner dress; dress for young girl; robes; clothing for infants; clothing for
                young children; children's hats, caps, and bonnets; lace mantles; scarf
                mantillas; mourning; half-mourning                                                       178
Walking dress; breakfast robe; dinner-dress; children's fashions; new
                ribbon colors; bonnets; caps; headdresses; reception dresses; robe de
                chambre; muslin spencers; shawls                                                      263
Walking dresses; evening dress; carriage dress; dinner dress; robe;
                bonnets; black silks; pelerines; sashes; skirts; steel skirts; gored
                dresses                                                                                             359
Walking dress; pardessus; carriage dress; home dress; reception dress
                for a bride; boy's dress; baby's dress; headdresses; winter dress
                fabrics; gored dresses; winter wraps; children's felt hats                     455
Brides; bonnets; gored dresses; velvet ribbons; flounces; trimming with
                large velvet leaves; riding hats                                                           545
Feminine Decorations in Different Countries                                                      406
Fire-Stove Veil (Illustrated)                                                                             273, 338
Florence, by Julia Mills Dunn [poem]                                                              114
Flouncing for a Child's Dress (Illustrated)                                                         342
Glass Bead Mat (Illustrated)                                                                            336, 430
Glengarry Cap in Crochet (Illustrated)                                                             525
Godey's Arm-Chair                                                     
         Our musical column; ladies' riding costume; bear with the little ones;
                Children's Department—spill holder, game—"Stool of Repentance";
                hair ornaments (Illustrated); Delaware Water-Gap Classical School   86
Our musical column; what our fashion editor can supply; poem to
                Godey (including pronunciation of Godey); conveyancing in the olden
                times (Egyptian); jokes; hair ornaments (Illustrated)                          172
Our musical column; Flora's Interpreter, and Fortuna Flora, by Mrs.
; toothache cure; how the Japanese restore faded flowers;
                engraving on steel; curious courtship of William the Conqueror           258
Notes from Honolulu and Los Angeles about Godey's; our musical
                column; Polytechnics:  A Conversation, by E. C. J; jokes; The King
                and the Locusts:  A Story Without an End; Children's Department—
                How to make a watch-pocket; invisible ink; Russian Scandal—a
                game; hair ornaments (Illustrated)                                                    350
Importance of county newspapers; our musical column; a good wife;
                jokes; making dresses flameproof; making tea; woman as nurse;
                Children's Department—Pincushions; The Wolf and the Lambs—a
                game; The Rule of Contrary—a game; Come Out of That—a game   446
Our musical column; The Lady's Book [poem]; Ella Moore's Letters
                from the City—Tableaux--A Visit from Saint Nicholas, Kriss
                Kringle's Call; The Night After Christmas [poem]                              536
Golden Grains from the Sands of Life, by Mary P. [fiction]                               304
Good Advice [good taste]                                                                                288
Group of Four Cottages (Illustrated) [with plan]                                               177
Habit-Shirts (Illustrated)                                                                              63, 242, 426, 427, 517
Habits of Life                                                                                                      17
Handsome Petticoat Trimming, in Broderie Anglaise (Illustrated)                      431
Headdresses (Illustrated)                                                         242, 271, 333, 372, 425, 516, 520
Health Department, by Jno. Stainback Wilson, M. D., of Columbus, Ga.                   
         Sore throat of children, inflammation of the tonsils, children's suppers,
                excessive eating in children                                                                  84
A case of cholera infantum                                                                    173
Worms                                                                                                 256
            Means of expelling worms, abuse of vermifuges, etc.                             348
            Means of preventing worms, dangers of bare arms, are cradles
                injurious?, action of opium on children                                               444
            Medical education of woman—social relations, duties, etc.                    534
Hanging Pincushions and Needle-Book (Illustrated)                                         429
Home!  Sweet Home!                                                                                       116
Hood (Illustrated)                                                                                           248
How Aunt Ruth Got Rid of a Troublesome Acquaintance, by C. T. H.  [fiction] 422
How Cushion-Lace was Invented [historical fiction?]                                           25
How My Fate was Blighted, by Elma [fiction]                                                   212
How She Managed, by Rena Lilla Hays [fiction]                                              415
How to Make a Cup of Coffee                                                                         107
Humble Friends [kindness to animals]                                                                198
Inconsistency of Man                                                                                        331
Indian Summer in America, by Charles Stewart [poem]                                   323
Infant's Christening Robe (Illustrated)                                                              465
Insertion (Illustrated)                                                                                         11, 68
Insertion in Point de la Poste (Illustrated)                                                           12, 74
In the Distance, by Celeste [poem]                                                                   323
Jackets (Illustrated)                                                                                         517, 518
Josepha Ashton's New Silk Dress, by Edith Woodley [fiction]                          279
Judge Not, by S. Annie Frost [fiction]                                                              388
Knitted Artificial Flowers         
         Michaelmas daisy                                                                                 247
            Narcissus; Nectarius                                                                             523
Knitted Braces (Illustrated)                                                                             161
Knitted Opera Hood (Illustrated)                                                                    428
Lamp Shade of Green Tulle Trimmed with Roses (Illustrated)                          244
Laws and Ordinances, by Augusta W. Worthen                                               314
Lays of the Ancient Chronicles:  The Fair Ingeborg [poem]                                240
Legend of Melvin Castle, by Monroe G. Carlton [poem]                                 123
Letter from a Parent      to a Married Daughter on the Indifference Displayed by
            Her in the Education of Her Children                                                    139
Letters for Marking (Illustrated) [M. C.]                                                            71
Life and Toil, by Rev. John B. Henry [poem]                                                    505
Literary Notices                                                           
         After Icebergs With a Painter; Hopes and Fears, or Scenes from the
                Life of a Spinster; Silas Marner, the Weaver of Raveloe; The
                Tiger Slayer:  A Romance of the Forest and Prairie; The Wonder
                of Kingswood Chace; The Alchemist, or The House of Claes;
                Currents and Counter-Currents in Medical Science; The Parlor
                Gardener:  A Treatise on the Horticulture of Ornamental Plants;
                Frankie's Book About Bible Men; Susan and Frankie; Samson
                and Delilah, or Dagon Stoops to Sabbaoth; Cassell's Illustrated
                Family Bible; Cassell's Popular Natural History                                    85
The Soldier's Companion, for the Use of All Officers, Volunteers, and
                Militia in the Service of the United States, in the Camp, Field or on
                the March; The Soldier's Guide:  A Complete Manual and Drill Book
                for the Use of Volunteers, Militia, and the Home Guard; The
                Volunteer's Manual:  Containing Full Instructions for the Recruit, in
                the Schools of the Soldier and Squad; The Partisan Leader; Minnie
                Carleton; Memorials of Capt. Hedley Vicars, Ninety-Seventh
                Regiment; The Soldier's Text-Book, or Confidence in Time of War;
                The Haven and the Prize; Moravian Life, or An English Girl's
                Account of a Moravian Settlement in the Black Forest; The Holy
                Days of the Church; Life of Dr. Franklin, the Self-Educated Man;
                The Life of Bishop Berkley; The Life of Hugh Latimer                       173
Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa; A Day's Ride:  A
                Life's Romance; The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series;
                The Sea (La Mer); Life in Earnest; Thankfulness and Other Essays;
                The Mount of Olives and Other Lectures on Prayer; Emblems from
                Eden; The Harp on the Willows; The Royal Preacher:  Lectures on
                Ecclesiastes; Lessons from the Great Biography; Memoirs of the
                Life of James Wilson, Esq.; Memoir of Richard Williams, Surgeon;
                The Gold Thread:  A Story for the Young; The Semi-Attached
                Couple; The Anarchiad:  A New England Poem                                 256
Great Expectations; Carthage and Her Remains; Seasons With the
                Sea-Horses, or Sporting Adventures in the Northern Seas; Tom
                Brown at Oxford; Framley Parsonage:  A Novel; Primary Object
                Lessons for a Graduated Course of Development; History of
                Margaret of Anjou, Queen of Henry VI of England; Philip Thaxter: 
                A Novel; Poems by Mrs. Virginia Quaries; The Silent Woman            349
Life and Adventures in the South Pacific; The House on the Moor; A
                Course of Six Lectures on the Chemical History of a Candle; Latin
                Accidence and Primary Lesson Book; First Lessons in Greek;
                Learning to Spell, to Read, to Write, and to Compose, All at the
                Same Time; The Recreations of a Country Parson; Discourses on
                the Christian Revelation, Viewed in Connection with Modern
                Astronomy; Discourses on the Application of Christianity to the
                Commercial and Ordinary Affairs of Life; On Natural Theology         445
The Gipsy's Prophesy:  A Tale of Real Life; The Horrors of Paris; The
                Silver Cord:  A Novel; Contemporary History                                   535
Lois Lee, by Alice B. Haven    [fiction]                                                             217, 306
Long Night-Dress for a Lady (Illustrated)                                                        162
Lord Ronald, by Etta W. Pierce [poem]                                                           407
Lura, by August Bell  [poem]                                                                             57
Method                                                                                                            134
Moral and Intellectual Virtues                                                                            231
Mr. and Mrs. Rasher, by the author of "Miss Slimmens"                    59, 151, 232, 324, 417, 508
Mrs. Mills' Repentance, by Alice B. Haven [fiction]                                          408
Bonnie Jeannie Polka, by Rosalie E. Smith                                           182
Elloween Waltz, by J. Starr Holloway                                                  362
Harry O'Lane, by James G. Clark                                                           4
Passing Away, by George Linley                                                           98
Serenade, by O. M. Brewster                                                               458
Softly Night, by C. Everest                                                                  266
Muslin Fichu (Illustrated)                                                                                 468
My Childhood's Home—A Song, by James Ristine [poem]                              414
My Latin Teacher, Dwight Kennedy, by Virginia F. Townsend [fiction]              18
Names for Marking (Illustrated)                     
         Catherine                                                                                              100
            Charlotte                                                                                              101
            Marianne                                                                                              246
            Baby                                                                                                    274
            Clara                                                                                                    340
            Louise                                                                                                  428
            Maria                                                                                                   465
            Kate                                                                                                     522
Neck-ties (Illustrated)                                                                                     246, 337, 516
Neck-tie of Scarlet Silk (Illustrated)                                                                246
Netted Tidy (Illustrated)                                                                                  466
Neck-Tie, Which May be Converted Into a Cap (Illustrated) [crochet]            337
New Style of Infant's Crochet Bib (Illustrated)                                                 245
New Styles of Aprons (Illustrated)                                                                      8, 186, 270, 521
Night-dresses (Illustrated)                                                                                 73, 187, 249
[with diagrams]                                                                                     249
Novelties of the Month (Illustrated)    
         Fanchette; older woman's cap; breakfast caps; undersleeve; habit shirt
                with collar for morning; spencer chemisette                                          67
Pardessus; capelline; lappet collar; Vandyke fichu; undersleeves; street
                coat in gores for a school girl; undergarments for children; neglige for
                child; child's nightcap; collar; net                                                         157
Muslin fichu; casacque of muslin; headdress; breakfast cap; undersleeves;
                habit-shirt and collar; little girl's dress                                                 241
Walking dress and jacket; light walking coat or mantle; straw bonnet;
                breakfast cap; more elaborate cap; dress cap; undersleeves; wreath
                for dinner toilet; simple headdress                                                     332
Sash bow; headdresses; fanchon cap; habit-shirt and collar for
                morning; undersleeve                                                                        425
Coiffure for a bridesmaid; headdress for a bridesmaid at a reception;
                breakfast cap for a bride; another breakfast cap; neck-tie from a
                trousseau; muslin set for informal morning reception; fancy
                chemisette and sleeves for child; eider-down jacket; Rifle Corps
                 jacket; Cleopatra cloak                                                                   516
Observe a Prudent Economy                                                                              66
Ocean Splendors                                                                                                48
Old Maids, by A New Contributor                                                                  227
On the Unities of Dress and Contrasts of Color                                                 115
Ottoman, in Berlin Work (Illustrated)                                                               430
Our Musical Column                                                                             87, 175, 259, 351, 448, 537
"Out of the Fulness of the Heart" by Eleanor C. Connelly [poem]                       40
Owning a Saw-mill; or, Katie Peyton's Mistake, by Lucy N. Godfrey [fiction]     63
Patchwork (Illustrated)                                                                                   164, 187, 340, 518
Patterns for Waistbands and Sashes (Illustrated)                                                  9
Patterns from Madame Demorest's Establishment (Illustrated) 
         Alfred coat for child 4-7 years; Celeste flowing sleeve; Zuleika sleeve;
                Lelie flowing sleeve                                                                            69
Marie sleeve; Lady Alice sleeve; apron for 6 year old child; Francis coat
                for boy 4-7 years old                                                                      160
Low body for full dress; Belle sleeve; Georgian sleeve; baby's dress     243
Morning costume; Sicilian mantle; Zouave suit for boy; continental
                jacket for child 3-4 years old; boy's plain sack; Lillian dress for girl
                8-10 years old; a bishop sleeve                                                        334
The Mathilde Jacket; dress for miss of 12 years                                    426
Patterns in Crochet (Illustrated)                                                                       434
"Peace, be Still," by W. S. Gaffney [poem]                                                       514
Pebble Work, by Mrs. E. S. Custard                                                               386
Petticoat Suspender (Illustrated)                                                                      526
Poetry, by Finley Johnson                                                                                 48
Portion of Embroidered Collar and Cuff (Illustrated)                                        189
Pouches for Zouave Jackets (Illustrated)                                                          337
Prayer-Book Marker (Illustrated)                                                                    523
Purses (Illustrated)                                                                                          433, 518
Receipts, &c.                                                              
         Directions for Preserving Fruits, etc.—gooseberry jam, plum, to
                preserve purple plums, to preserve plums without the skins, to dry
                plums, to preserve wild plums, to preserve green gages, jam of green
                gages, to keep damsons, to preserve pippins in slices, to preserve
                crab-apples, to preserve pears, pear marmalade, pine-apple preserve,
                pine-apple jelly, quince marmalade, candied orange or lemon-peel,
                fruit wafers for dessert; Tomatoes—tomato sauce, stewed
                tomatoes, tomato preserves, to pickle tomatoes, tomato catsup;
                Summer Beverages—water, cheap small beer, spruce beer, ginger
                beer quickly made, eau sucre, mead, nectar, syrup of currants,
                lemonade, orangeade, orange water, orgeat, milk punch, delicious
                milk lemonade; Miscellaneous—salt to kill grass in paths, bakers'
                yeast, German method of keeping cucumbers for winter use,
                rose-water [poem], skeleton leaves, to bronze plaster busts, to
                remove stains from the hands, to prepare wash colors for maps, to
                clean leather, silks; Contributed Receipts—red ants, potato salad         77
Directions for Preserving Fruits, etc.—peaches, campote of peaches, to
                preserve apricots, peaches, and green-gages in brandy, quinces
                preserved whole, blackberries, blackberry syrup, blackberry and
                wine cordial, blackberry wine, preserved grapes in bunches, brandy
                grapes, grape jelly, quince and apple jelly, apple jelly in moulds,
                preserved citron-melons; Marmalades—apricot, apples, quince,
                peach, greengage, orange—Scottish method; Pickling in Vinegar—
                to pickle nasturtiums, to be used instead of capers, pickled beetroot,
                to pickle beans, to pickle gherkin cucumbers, to pickle lemons, to
                pickle mushrooms brown, to pickle mushrooms white, to pickle
                walnuts, pickled onions, to pickle Spanish onions, to pickle red
                cabbage, for mixed pickles, pickled eggs; Miscellaneous—care of
                linen, to remove scorching from linen, bread, a hint to lovers of
                flowers, how to do up shirt bosoms, to make brilla soup, how to
                make cracknels                                                                                166
Fish—directions for choosing fish, cooking in different ways, marinade,
                preserving, utensils, etc.; Miscellaneous Cooking—to stew beef, a
                family stew of beef, stewed beef-steaks with oysters, stewed
                beef-steaks with cucumbers, to stew mutton, an Irish stew,
                macaroni cheese, a curry of meat or rabbit, lemon dumplings, to
                cook oysters, how to make corn bread, treacle pudding, very rich
                short crust for tarts; China and Glass-Ware [cleaning and mending];
                The Toilet—Something About the Hair—curling; Miscellaneous—
                one hundred pounds of soap for one dollar and thirty cents, to make
                a cheap and useful knife-board (Illustrated), silk a protection
                against infection, to late iron, to polish brass ornaments inlaid in
                wood, golden varnish, bronze ornaments, moulding ivory, leather
                varnish                                                                                              250
Waiting at Table—waiting at dinner, general requisites towards good
                waiting, laying the table, serving of dinner, dessert, coffee; Fish—
                marinade, fresh-water fish, to preserve fish fresh, fish kettles,
                sauces; Miscellaneous Cooking—family soup, beef tongue, mutton
                cutlets, Hindostanee fashion; Cakes, Custards, etc.—apple tourte or
                cake (German receipt), very good old-fashioned boiled custard,
                stewed apples and custard, apples a la Portugaise, crumpets
                [poem]; Hair Washes; Miscellaneous—hints to families, dyeing
                materials, to silver ivory, wood staining, to preserve steel goods
                from rust, adulteration of milk, to clean head and clothes brushes,
                a cheap and easy method of polishing flints and pebbles;
                Contributed Receipts—an economical and very nice plum
                pudding, Saratoga rolls, French toast                                                 343
The Preparation of Food by Keeping—general remarks, essentials for
                keeping, directions for keeping; Miscellaneous Cooking—rabbit
                soup, soup-meat, roasted salmon, baked salmon, to stew red
                cabbage, onion custard, fricasseed sweetbreads, chicken gumbo;
                Cakes, Custards, etc.—Scotch short-cake, rice waffles, egg pone,
                hominy cakes, for rich custard, rice custards, orange custard, sweet
                potato pudding, Eve's pudding; The Toilet—hair grease, a highly
                preservative toothpowder, a good wash for the hair, or roughness of
                the skin, to prevent the hair falling off, Hungary water, honey water,
                lavender water; Miscellaneous—to extract ink stains from the covers
                of cloth books, to take grease out of colored silk, how to make old
                writing legible, to clean silks, to gild steel, to secure libraries from
                consuming effects of mouldiness and damp, cure for damp walls,
                liquid glue, how to stop the flow of blood, wash your own laces,                
                gingerbread                                                                                      437
Christmas Receipts—rich plum pudding, boiled plum pudding, to make
                an English plum pudding, little plum cakes to keep long, a rich
                Christmas pudding, a good Christmas pudding, cottage Christmas
                pudding, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pudding, cocoanut pie, cranberry
                tart, custard tart, lemon cake, lady cake, delicate cake, fruit cake,
                family pound-cake, Washington cake, cup gingerbread, ginger
                pound-cake, hard gingerbread, lemon gingerbread, imperial
                gingerbread, common crullers or twist cakes, richer crullers, soft
                crullers, mincemeat, mince pies, seed cake; Christmas and New
                Year's Dinners [bills of fare]; The Preparation of Food by
                Keeping—directions for keeping; Miscellaneous—information for
                housekeepers, French furniture polish, blue dresses, substitutes for
                soap, white cement for crockery, glass, &c., draughts, to make
                court-plaster, how to prepare mutton hams, yeast for family use        527
Rural Cottage (Illustrated) [with plan]                                                              355
Sampler Pattern (Illustrated)                                                                            341
Sash Bows (Illustrated)                                                                                       9, 425
Shoe Rosettes (Illustrated)                                                                              423, 433, 521, 524
Shoes (Illustrated)                                                                                           105, 432
Show Furniture                                                                                                 331
Slate Pictures for Children (Illustrated)                                                             329, 424, 515
Slipper Patterns (Illustrated)                                                                              75, 105
Socks with Holes:  Fifty-Six Stitches with Medium Sized Holes                         165
Sofa or Carriage Pillow, in Crochet (Illustrated)                                               163
Sonnet--Nilus, by William Alexander [poem]                                                  296
Sontag, or Woollen Habit-Shirt (Illustrated) [knitted]                                       427
Spices.--Nutmeg, Clove, Cinnamon (Illustrated)                                              275
Stolen Finery, by Metta Victoria Victor [fiction]                                              297
Suburban Villa (Illustrated) [with plan]                                                             260
Suggestive Reading      
         Charity in Judgment; Thought, Theory, and Action; Home Influence;
                Strength                                                                                            205
            Shun Affectation; Keep the Brain Fallow in Childhood; Making Every
                Day Happy; A Stranger's Hand                                                          498
Summer Bonnets [and one broad-brimmed hat on p.7] (Illustrated)                      7, 95
Summer, by Clara Augusta [poem]                                                                 139
Sunshine and Shade; or, The Governess, by Fannie Warner                               49, 140, 223
The Beacon Light, by Rose Clinton [poem]                                                      313
The Beauty (Illustrated) [night-dress]                                                               187
The Boy and the Man, by S. A. K. [poem]                                                        239
The Christmas Tree (Illustrated)                                                                      457
The Claudia Chemise (Illustrated)                                                                    188
The Contest, by Thomas Henry Bacon [poem]                                                156
The Dream of the Persian Astrologer, by P. B. F. [poem]                                  394
The Farm-yard (Illustrated) [picture only]                                                          97
The Fashions--Pocket Handkerchiefs                                                                387
"The Heart of the Andes," by Jennie D. Langdon [poem]                                 289
The Heiress's Ruse, by Mary W. Janvrin [fiction]                                             191
The Heliotrope, by Hattie Heath [poem]                                                          211
The Landes, translated from the French [fiction]                                            237
The Last Day, by Clara Augusta [poem]                                                         505
The Mother's Victory, by Delia Dayton [fiction]                                               513
The Night of Terror [fiction]                                                                              206
The Paris Skirt (Illustrated) [quilted skirt]                                                         463
The Portrait, by Parke Clifton [fiction]                                                             330
The Return, by William F. Wood [poem]                                                          228
The Soldier's Sister, by S. Annie Frost [fiction]                                                 135
The Third Class Hotel, by Alice B. Haven [fiction]                                            499
The Vale of Eola, by Anna L. Romaine [poem]                                                150
The Way to Convince                                                                                       240
The Wife                                                                                                          134
Three Pictures, by Julia Ross [poem]                                                                407
To an Absent Wife, by Rigel [poem]                                                                 216
To C_____, by Martin V. Moore [poem]                                                        211
True Friendship, by W. S. Gaffney [poem]                                                       150
Undersleeves (Illustrated)                                                                    68, 158, 242, 333, 426, 517
Value of Good Wives                                                                                       156
Velvet Sachet, to be Worked in Beads and Bugles (Illustrated)                        274
Waiting for Rain, by Furbush Flint [poem]                                                       211
Watch-pocket (Illustrated)                                                                              248
We Were Straying in a Valley, by Mrs. S. P. Meserve Hayes [poem]                 27
What Did He Leave? by T. S. Arthur [fiction]                                                    37
What Ladies Have Done for Maritime Discovery (Illustrated)                           373, 469
"Who'll Wink First?" (Illustrated) [picture only—children playing]                     265
Winter, by Lillian [poem]                                                                                 486
Woman's Sceptre                                                                                             305
Wooing and Winning, by Mrs. B. Frank Enos [fiction]                                      395
Work-basket (Illustrated)                                                                                340
Zouave Suit for a Boy (Illustrated)                                                                   335
Zouave Shirt (Illustrated)                                                                                   74