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Early report of a boxing match...



Item # 619937

August 28, 1789

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 28, 1789 

* 18th century boxing

Page 3 has an early item on a boxing match, noting: "A boxing match is to be fought...between Bullard and Brighton, two Suffolk men, for 50 pounds a side, in which it is expected many hard blows will be given as they are very powerful men & upwards of six feet high."
Four pages, full red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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