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Mace vs. Hurst... Burgess vs. Clarke...
Item # 581008
July 13, 1861
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 13, 1861 Within the issue is two pages of boxing news "The Championship - Fight between Jem Mace, of Norwich, and Sam Hurst, of Staleybridge for 400 (Pounds) and the Champion's Belt"; "Gallant Fight Between Hardy Burgess and Jen Clarke (of Liverpool) for 100 (Pounds) a Side"; and "Great Fight for the championship - Set-to Between Jem Mace and the Staleybridge Infant".
Other sporting news and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 16 pages with an archival mend being made to the front page, some light foxing, otherwise in good condition.