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Early report on boxing...

Item # 686767

October 30, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 30, 1790

* 18th century bareknuckle boxing

Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" which is a very early report of the sport. The match is between "Big Ben" and the "Tinman".
Other items including a page 3 article on: "Duelling" "King of France's Demand" "the Art of Joking" "King of Sweden" and other items.
Four pages, very nice condition. The back page has 7 illustrated ship ads.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's