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1758.1
Age of Players Adult  +
City Ticonderoga  +
Comment <p>Fort Ticonderoga is about 100 miles N of Albany NY at the southern end of Lake Champlain.  Ipswich MA is about 10 miles N of Salem MA.</p>
Coordinates 43° 50' 55" N, 73° 25' 24" WLatitude: 43.8486707
Longitude: -73.4234531
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Country United States  +
Game Bat-and-Ball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Military Unit Plays "Bat and Ball" in Northern NYS  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Query <p>Can the date of the diary entry be traced?</p>
Reviewed true  +
Salience 2  +
Sources <p>Benjamin Glazier, <em>Frenc <p>Benjamin Glazier, <em>French and Indian War Diary of Benjamin Glazier of Ipswich,1758-1760. </em> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Essex Institute Historical Collections</span>, volume 86 (1950), page 65, page 68. The original diary is held at the Peabody-Essex Museum, Salem MA.<em> </em></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><em><span style="color: black; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Note:</span> Brian Turner notes, August 2014, that: "</span></em><strong><span><span style="color: black; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: normal; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold;">I've had to cobble together the above citation without seeing the actual publication or the original ms.  The Hathi Trust allows me to search for page numbers of vol. 86, but not images of those pages, and when I put in "bat and ball" I get hits on p. 65 and p. 68.  P. 65 also provides hits for "Ticonderoga" and "Gerrish's," so that would be the most likely place for all the elements to be cited.  The original clue came from a website on the history of Fort Ticonderoga, but I can no longer find that website."</span></span></strong></p> <p> </p> /strong></p> <p> </p>
State NY  +
Submission Note Email of 8/31/2014  +
Submitted by Brian Turner +
Tags Military  +
Year 1,758  +
Year Number 1  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Source Image  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 October 2015 01:17:44  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>In 1758, Benjamin Glazier recorded in his diary that "Captain Garrish's company played 'bat and ball'" near Fort Ticonderoga.</p>
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