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The historic Heenan / Sayers boxing match...



Item # 597129

April 30, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1860 

* John C. Heenan
* Tom Sayers
* Boxing


Six of 7 back page columns are taken up with one of the more historic boxing matches of the 19th century. The top of the first column has heads: "The Great Fight" "Full Particulars" "Thirty-Seven Rounds Fought" "The Event Declared to be a Drawn Battle" "Disgraceful Riot on the Grounds" and more (see). AT the end of the reporting is: "A Battle Hymn - In Honor of Sir John Heenan" (see for portions).
Eight pages, minimal margin wear to inside leaves only, generally very nice, clean condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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