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Americans and Englishmen Encouraged to Meet on NYC Cricket Field

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Tags US cricket clubs
City/State/Country: New York, NY, United States
Game Cricket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult

Challenges for cricket matches between ‘Americans’ and ‘Englishmen” are issued through the newspaper Royal Gazette, 8/19. 8/26, 1780.

The cricket field is at the Jews’ Burying ground.” Royal Gazette, 9/6/80.


I. N. Phelps Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909 : compiled from original sources (New York, Robert H. Dodd), 1926), Volume V, page 1115.

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