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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 & Aaron Jones, For $1000."
Also has a letter: "Life In Nebraska".
Sixteen pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War