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P. T. Barnum letter... Baseball in 1865...
Item # 538978 NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1865 Inside has a letter about the re-opening of Barnum's American Museum, signed in type: P. T. Barnum.
Page 7 has a very brief summary and box score of a baseball match played between two fire companies. The back page has a summary and box score of a baseball match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs.
Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War