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Advertisement for sale of "Three Old Cat" and "Bass" balls

Salience Noteworthy
City/State/Country: Hartford, CT, United States
Game Three Old Cat
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Youth

The Hartford Courant, April 9, 1853, ran an ad for Elihu Geer's store, advertising sale of balls for boys to play "Three Old Cat" and "Bass."

Elihu Geer (1817-87) owned a  print shop and stationary store in Hartford, and was associated with the local newspaper. His business account book are at Yale University. 


The Hartford Courant, April 9, 1853

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