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January 12, 1790

THE DIARY OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, Jan. 12, 1790 

* 18th century boxing

Page 3 has: "Boxing" which includes letters  from Humphries & Mendoza, the first is Humphries asking Mendoza for the date they will fight, and the other is Mendoza responding (see). As Wikipedia notes the career of Daniel Mendoza (famed Jewish boxer; see hyperlink) was defined by a series of 3 matches with Humphries, this being the 2nd and the first he would win.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's