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Early on cricket in America...

Item # 604091

June 8, 1787

PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 8, 1787  Page 3 has an item concerning hopes for an Indian treaty with the Cherokee Indians (see). The back page has a small yet very early item concerning the sport of cricket in America: "For Cricket Clubs - Excellent cricket batts and balls made by the old noted hands at Seven Oaks, in Kent county, may be had at James Rivington."
The front page has 8 illustrated ship ads. Four pages, some foxing, generally very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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