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Very early tennis report...
Item # 679939
April 14, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1767
* Very early tennis
The front page has: "A Further Account of the Patagonian Indians". Inside has a rare & very early tennis report: "Yesterday the great match at Tennis between Tomkyns and Maccon was determined in favour of the latter; many of the nobility were present, and considerable bets depending." Also a report headed "America" is datelined from Pensacola, West Florida.
Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, an archival mend on page 2, generally nice.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's