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1835.6 US Book Describes "Barn Ball," "Base, or Goal Ball."
Base ball, Goal Ball
Boy's and Girl's Book of Sports [Providence, Cory and Daniels], pp 17-19, per Harold Seymour - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809. The base ball material is taken from Carver (1835 entry, above).
Also cited by David Block, Baseball Before We Knew It, page 199.
Is there any indication that girls could or did play base ball in this text?