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1870 Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen... boxing championship...
Item # 669570
May 11, 1870
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1870
* Boxers Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* Kennerville, Louisiana
The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Allen Near New Orleans" "Allen Badly Thrashed in Ten Heavy Rounds" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns including round by round descriptions. First report coverage in Jem Mace defeating Tom Allen for the heavyweight boxing championship of America.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War