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Famed Jewish boxer Daniel Mendoza...

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January 19, 1790

THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 19, 1790  Unusual in that nearly half a column on pg. 3 is taken up with not just "Boxing" as it is headed, but with the: "...celebrated pugilists, Humphreys and Mendoza...", the latter being the famed Jewish boxer.  The article notes: "...Humphreys and Mendoza met yesterday evening, by appointment...accompanied by a few friends on each side. After a discussion as to the terms upon which the ensuing contest should take place..." with more. Included also are the "Articles of Agreement" signed in type by: Richard Humphreys and Daniel Mendoza, setting up their famed boxing match. 
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's