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August 30, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 30, 1865  On pg. 5,"From Washington" is: "Base Ball--The Grand Matches In Washington". Has a summary of a match between the National and Atlantic teams, and a box score, with mention that the teams adjourned to the National Hotel after the game for a "sumptuous feast" and an evening of "social enjoyment". Says the Atlantics were to "call upon" the President the next day. Printing crease in content above this report.

Category: Post-Civil War

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