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Boxing against a one-armed man...



Item # 613364

June 24, 1790

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 24, 1790 

* Early boxing match
* One arm tied up


Page 3 has an early article on: "Boxing" concerning: "...the one-armed soldier...and a chimney-sweeper, who differed a little with each other in politics & parties...agreed to decide their dispute by a pitched battle in Bedford Bury at sun-set...tied up his left arm...they let to & having fought as hard a battle for 37 minutes...the soldier gave in; both were severely bruised..." with a bit more (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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