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Harpers Weekly 1865 Civil War Newspapers
Harpers Weekly 11/18/1865.
Early Baseball Print
Phila 'Athletics' vs. Brooklyn 'Atlantics'
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Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper printed November 18, 1861.
The major attraction of this issue is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, with the full expanse of the field with crowd.
Base-Ball Match Between the Philadelphia 'Athletics' and the Brooklyn 'Atlantics'
Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865.
There's also a short article on the game, headed "The Base-Ball Match at Philadelphia".
The center portion of the print is shown to the left. The full print is displayed, along with other pages from this issue, in the section below.
Early Base-Ball Match
Philadelphia 'Athletics' vs. Brooklyn 'Atlantics'
Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865
Earthquake in San Franscisco CA.
View at Corner of Battery & Sacramento Streets
Explosion on Board the Hudson River
Steamer St. John
Hon. James Orr, Governor Elect of South Carolina
Front page print of Colonel John O'Mahony
Head Centre of the Fenian Order
Cholera at Marseilles.
Fires Lighted to Destroy the Pestilence
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This Original 16 page Harpers Weekly newspaper was printed October 19, 1861.
A little toned, but otherwise in very nice condition for a 150 year old newspaper.
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