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Morrissey and Heenan will fight for the boxing championship...
Item # 682725
October 20, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1858 Page 4 has nearly a full column report on: "The Prize Fight Today" between Morrissey and Heenan (The Benicia Boy). Column subheads include: "Morrissey and the Benecia Boy--Condition of the Men--Who Will be Champion--How the Betting Ranges--Amount of Money Staked". The result would be reported in the next day's newspaper.
Eight pages, good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War