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Famous Tom Sayers & John Heenan boxing match...
Item # 633579
April 30, 1860
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860
* John C. Heenan
* Tom Sayers
* Famous boxing match
Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion.
In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw.
Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War