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July 12, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, July 12, 1862  The front page of this issue features an illustration captioned: "The Two First Premiums", which accompanying subheads:  "Bloodhound and Black and Tan Terrier" and "The Recent London Dog Show".
Page three of this issue includes a rather lengthy article concerning baseball entitled:  "Philadelphia vs. Brooklyn", which contains a box score to compliment the article
Another article found within this issue and entitled: "Our Chess Department" includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous weeks' problem.
This 16 page issue also includes some Civil War reports as well as other sports items, including boxing, horse racing, and cricket.  Although this issue is in nice condition, some small spots of dirtiness can be found on the front page, in addition to several tears throughout.

Category: The Civil War