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Charleston Newspaper Urges Cricket to help "Physical Education"
|Location||South CarolinaSouth Carolina|
|City/State/Country:||Charleston, SC, United States|
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The Charleston Mercury in the late 1850s wrote or ran several editorial promoting physical fitness. That of May 20, 1857, titled "Physical Education," recommended cricket for exercise. That of July 21, 1856 is to the same effect.
Charleston Mercury, May 20, 1857; July 21, 1856
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