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675382

Rare 19h century women's suffrage newspaper...

Item #675382

October 02, 1880

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Oct. 2, 1880 



* Rare publication

* Women's suffrage




Rare women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage"... See More  

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675373

Overland Mail initiates the first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco...

Item #675373

November 11, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1858  The front page has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Overland To California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail from St. Louis at San Francisco" "Time--23 Days and 23 hours and a Half" "The Rate of Speed on the Various Divisions" "Continued Description of the Route... See More  

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675371

From Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #675371

October 10, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Oct. 10, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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$33.00
675361

Elections in Louisiana...

Item #675361

December 02, 1876

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 2, 1876 



* Louisiana elections

* Southern Negroes


* Prints - illustrations



The full ftpg. is a political cartoon which features the Republican elephant (see). Inside prints include: "Louisiana - The Presidential Election - Colored Citizens Describing Their Wrongs to the Northern Commissioners...", a print of a tugboat with Willi... See More  

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675348

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675348

August 09, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 9, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside most of a full page taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 13 games.

Some extensive coverage on General McClellan and the Civil War. Other sports reports as well.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.... See More  

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675347

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675347

July 26, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 26, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 9 games.

Other sports reports as well including for: "Fistiana" (boxing).

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675346

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...

Item #675346

February 19, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany" "Immense Turnout" "The Speeches" "The Reception In this ... See More  

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675345

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...

Item #675345

February 18, 1861

Do not list or sell yet: for Tim's presentation



NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861  Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old Abe Kissed by a Pretty Girl" "His Reception at Buff... See More  

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675344

Abraham Lincoln's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #675344

December 04, 1861

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861 Page 6 has: "The President's Message" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln offers a great review of the beginning months of the Civil War.

Following Lincoln's address are the lengthy
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675343

They proclaim that Lincoln is elected...

Item #675343

November 07, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1860  The entire front page is taken up with ads as was the format of this newspaper for many years.

Page 4 has early returns on the Presidential election, with column heads: "Election In The City" "Nearly 100,000 Votes Polled" "Republican Vote Doubled" "All the Gain on the Side of Freedom" "Full  Returns" with ... See More  

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675341

Election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860...

Item #675341

November 08, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 8, 1860  With the format of this newspaper having all ads on the front page, news was relegated primarily to page 4 & 5.

Page 4 has: "The General Result" which begins: "Lincoln and Hamlin have the 169 Electoral Votes we claimed for them in our last--17 more than enough to elect them..." with more, & followed by a chart of the "Lincoln M... See More  

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675322

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #675322

March 13, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 13, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Arrangements for Funeral Services in the Senate Chamber" "Sorrow In Massachusetts" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pag... See More  

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675321

Lewis Cass for President... Southern slaves...

Item #675321

September 14, 1848

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Sept. 14, 1848



* Lewis Cass Political Ad

* Slavery in California




The United States Presidential election of 1848 was the first election in which all states held their election on the same day. This also marked the 1st Tuesday of November as the fixed date for the national election.

This issue in particular has, at the top of the first col... See More  

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675316

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675316

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861  Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered controversial as he cites acceptance of slavery in the Old Testament as a defence for it in current times.  This report, written by the noted Michael... See More  

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675315

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861  Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered controversial as he cites acceptance of slavery in the Old Testament as a defence for it in current times.  This report, written by the noted Michael... See More  

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675313

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #675313

May 21, 1805

(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: United States' Gazette, Dec. 14, 1809; Massachusetts Spy, May 4, 1808; Boston Gazette, April 18, 1805; Independent Chronicle, Sept. 24, 1807; and New York Herald, Dec. 7, 1803. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

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675310

Very early Charleston...

Item #675310

January 14, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803  A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.

Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, damp stain at the bottom, good condition.... See More  

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675304

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675304

May 31, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 31, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has over half a column taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675303

The first game of the season... Civil War reportrs...

Item #675303

April 05, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 5, 1862 Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  The front page has a nice print of: "W. F. Melbourne, First Lieutenant, 15th Invariant, U.S.A." Inside has over a full column taken up with reports from the war under the heading: "Spirit of the Week".

Another page has half a column headed: "Out Door Sports - Base Ball"... See More  

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675301

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675301

October 26, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 26, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 4 has over two-thirds of a page taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 7 games.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675300

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675300

October 19, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 19, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has about two-thirds of a page taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 8 games.

Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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675299

Baseball continues during th Civil War...

Item #675299

June 22, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 22, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 3 has some reports concerning the Civil War under: "Letters From The War". Page 5 has a full column taken up with: "Base Ball" reports including 3 box scores of games.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, wear at the margins with some margin tears and archival m... See More  

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675298

Baseball on the ice...

Item #675298

February 16, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 5 has reports under the heading: "Base Ball "Base Ball on the Ice--Atlantic vs. Charter Oak". A curious account of a game played on a frozen pond.

Reports on many other sports as well.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, various wear & some foxing at the right ... See More  

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675297

Pre-Civil War baseball...

Item #675297

January 21, 1861

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 4 has 3 reports under: "Base Ball" on the "Atlantic Base Ball Club" and the "Manhattan Base Ball Club of New York" and the: "Equity Base Ball Club of Philadelphia".

Reports on many other sports as well.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, w... See More  

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675296

Pre-Civil War baseball... The rowing champioin...

Item #675296

October 13, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 13, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Page 5 has a rather brief item under: "Base Ball - Manhattan Base Ball Club, of New York" is more about a social event, with some comments on the quality of play by the team.

The front page has a nice print of: "The International Rowing Match - Robert Chambers, the Champion of ... See More  

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675295

Meeting of the National Association of Baseball Players in 1860...

Item #675295

December 22, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 22, 1860  On the fourth page under "Base Ball" is a report headed: "National Association Of Base Ball Players".

Held at Clinton Hall in New York on the 12th of December, this report about the fifth annual convention of the association begins: "...The meeting was a very large and enthusiastic one, and the proceedings wer... See More  

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675294

Pre-Civil War baseball... Print of boxer Brettle...

Item #675294

October 13, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 13, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper. 

Page 6 has a full column of baseball reports with box scores on  7 games. Another page has a nice print of: "Bob Brettle Late Champion of the Middle Weights..." with an article on the fight between Brettle and Mace.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, foxing is mostly n... See More  

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675293

Horse race between Planet and Congaree... Pre-Civil War baseball...

Item #675293

October 06, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 6, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Although we typically list this title for the early baseball content, the print content of this issue is the rather large front page print of: "The Race Between Planet and Congaree, Fashion Course, N.Y." Both were famous horses of the day, but perhaps Planet more so. The New York Time... See More  

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675291

Much baseball reporting...

Item #675291

September 29, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 29, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Pages 4 and 5 have extensive reports on baseball games, 15 of them.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, minor margin wear, good condition.

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675290

Much baseball reporting... Planet, the famous race horse...

Item #675290

September 22, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 22, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper. The front page has a nice print of the horse: "Planet...", the very famous race horse.

An inside page has a heading: "Base Ball" which contains 14 box scores.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, minor margin wear, good condition.... See More  

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675289

Reports on 26 pre-Civil War baseball games...

Item #675289

August 11, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 11, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Over a full page is taken up with reports and box sores on 26 baseball games. Much reporting on cricket as well.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, foxing at the margins, good condition.

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675288

Pre-Civil War baseball...

Item #675288

June 16, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 16, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper.The front page has a nice print of boxer: "Nat Langham, the First Conqueror of Sayers".

Page 4 has over a full column under the heading: "Base Ball" which has reports on 9 baseball games, with their crude box scores.

Sixteen pages, a few archival mends at margins, good condition... See More  

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675287

Pre-Civil War baseball... How to settle the Heenan/Sayers draw...

Item #675287

June 09, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 9, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper. Page 6 has over a full column headed: "Base Ball" which has reports of five games, with the crude box scores. Also: "Base Ball In Albany--Champion Club"

Another page has: "The Championship - Sayers and Heenan--the Question Settled" which deals with how to settle the iss... See More  

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675286

The historic Sayers-Heenan fight for the championship...

Item #675286

May 12, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 12, 1860  This issue has great coverage of this historic boxing match for the championship between John Heenan and Tom Sayers, which lasted nearly 2 1/2 hours and ended in a draw.

Included is a full-figure, front page print of John Heenan, plus a front page article as well has several articles within.

Sixteen pages, wear at the margins, some fo... See More  

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675285

Baseball before the Civil War...

Item #675285

March 17, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 17, 1860  A rather famous sporting newspaper calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 4 has a brief report headed: "Base Ball - The Base Ball Championship Game at New Orleans, La." between Empire and Southern, including the crude box score.

Sixteen pages, wear at the margins, ... See More  

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675284

The Knickerbocker vs. Excelsior match...

Item #675284

August 28, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, August 28, 1858  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Inside has nearly a full page of baseball reports including games--with box scores--of a dozen games. The most notable report is headed: "Grand Base-Ball Match - Knic... See More  

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675283

Minutes of the 1858 baseball convention...

Item #675283

March 20, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 20, 1858  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

This is a very notable issue, as page 5 has a report headed: "The Base-Ball Convention" which provides the minutes of the March 10, 1858 convention. Mention is ma... See More  

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675282

Interesting article on this history of baseball in America...

Item #675282

October 24, 1857

 PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 24, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 5 has a full column under the heading: "Base Ball - Base Ball Correspondence" which has an interesting history of the sport in America. One bit mentions... See More  

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675281

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675281

October 03, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 3, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 5 has nearly a full column taken up with: "Base Ball" which has detailed reports of various baseball games including the early version of the box score of the ... See More  

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675280

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675280

October 03, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 3, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 5 has nearly a full column taken up with: "Base Ball" which has detailed reports of various baseball games including the early version of the box score of the ... See More  

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675279

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675279

September 19, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 19, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 5 has a full column taken up with: "Base Ball" which has detailed reports of various baseball games including the early version of the box score of the games... See More  

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675278

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675278

August 29, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 29, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 4 has half a column taken up with: "Base Ball" which has detailed reports of various baseball games including the early version of the box score of the games.... See More  

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675277

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675277

July 04, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 4, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Page 4 has a full column taken up with: "Base Ball" which has detailed reports of various baseball games including the early version of the box score of the games.

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675276

Early baseball, in a sporting publication...

Item #675276

June 20, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 20, 1857  Inside under "Base Ball" is a very brief summary of a match between the "Light" & Heavy" weights of the Empire Base Ball Club. There is also a nice article with details about the "Brooklyn Base Ball Clubs", specifically the Charter Oak, Alert and Nassau clubs. Includes a description of the unifor... See More  

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675275

Baseball reports from before the Civil War...

Item #675275

May 30, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 30, 1857  Inside under "Base Ball" is a brief report stating that a new club was recently formed at Franklin, N.J. Also a brief report about a new club called the "Bunker Hill Club" that was formed at Charleston, Mass.

A wealth of other sports related reports.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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675274

Reporting on sports before the Civil War...

Item #675274

May 16, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 16, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage".

Under: "Out-Door Sports" are various reports including: "Base Ball" with two news items. Other sports reports as well.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition... See More  

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675273

Baseball in Rhode Island, before the Civil War...

Item #675273

May 09, 1857

PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 9, 1857  Inside under "Base Ball" is a report: "Base Ball at Providence--We have received notification of the formation of the Aurora Base Ball Club...and in accordance with their name, the members meet from 5 to 7 o'clock in the morning..." and a few other details about the club.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.
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675272

First printing of baseball rules and regulations proposed to the first baseball convention...

Item #675272

February 28, 1857

Sold in Sanders auction ... price realized $2015 (2/25/2021).



PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 28, 1857  An extremely significant issue on the history of baseball, as an inside page (pg. 12/420) has almost an entire column taken up with: "Base Ball" "The Base Ball Convention And Their New Rules".

The introductory paragraph notes in part: "This body... See More  

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675271

Game of wicket, pre-Civil War....

Item #675271

February 14, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 14, 1857  Under the heading: "Out-Door Sports" are two letters to the editor from Troy, N.Y., concerning the "old game of wicket". It includes a quite small diagram of the "ground plan" of the game.

Under "Fistiana" (boxing) is a detailed report: "Hard-Fought Fight In England, Between Tom Sayers &am... See More  

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675270

Great, detailed article on the Empire Baseball Club...

Item #675270

February 07, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 7, 1857  Basically a sporting & theatrically themed newspaper with a great article inside headed: "Base Ball - Empire Club". This was just the 2nd professional baseball club in New York. The article takes a full column & begins: "This club was organized Oct. 23, 1854 & consisted at first of only 11 members. It has now... See More  

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