Bat-and-ball in Salem in 1762

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Date of Game 1762
Game Bat-and-ball
Location Salem, MA, United States
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". . . no Person shall use the Exercise of playing or kicking of Foot-ball, or the Exercise of Bat-and-Ball, or Cricket, within the Body of the Town, under a Penalty of One Shilling and Six Pence."


By-Laws and Orders of the town of Salem, July 26, 1762, as printed in the Essex Gazette, December 6 to 13, 1768, page 81: posted to 19CBB on July 30, 2007 by Richard Hershberger. The town is Salem MA.

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