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|Immediacy of Report=Contemporary
 
|Immediacy of Report=Contemporary
 
|Age of Players=Adult
 
|Age of Players=Adult
|Text=<p>"BALL PLAYING - A game of Wicket was played at Gt. Barrington on the 11th inst., and a supper partaken at the Berkshire House in the evening.&nbsp; C. N. Emerson, Esq. was the leader of one party and John Price, Esq. of the other.&nbsp; The game was a close one; the aggregate count of three innings being 192 and 187.&nbsp; The side of Captain Emerson beat."</p>
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|Text=<p>"BALL PLAYING - A game of Wicket was played at Gt. Barrington on the 11th inst., and a supper partaken at the Berkshire House in the evening.&nbsp; C. M. Emerson, Esq. was the leader of one party and John Price, Esq. of the other.&nbsp; The game was a close one; the aggregate count of three innings being 192 and 187.&nbsp; The side of Captain Emerson beat."</p>
 
|Sources=<p>Pittsfield&nbsp;Sun, April 24, 1856, page 2.</p>
 
|Sources=<p>Pittsfield&nbsp;Sun, April 24, 1856, page 2.</p>
 
|Comment=<p>Great Barrington, MA (1860 population about 3900) is about 20 miles south of Pittsfield MA and near the SW corner of the state.</p>
 
|Comment=<p>Great Barrington, MA (1860 population about 3900) is about 20 miles south of Pittsfield MA and near the SW corner of the state.</p>

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A Three-Inning Game of Wicket at Great Barrington

Salience Peripheral
Tags Pre-modern Rules
City/State/Country: Great Barrington, MA, United States
Game Wicket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
Text

"BALL PLAYING - A game of Wicket was played at Gt. Barrington on the 11th inst., and a supper partaken at the Berkshire House in the evening.  C. M. Emerson, Esq. was the leader of one party and John Price, Esq. of the other.  The game was a close one; the aggregate count of three innings being 192 and 187.  The side of Captain Emerson beat."

Sources

Pittsfield Sun, April 24, 1856, page 2.

Comment

Great Barrington, MA (1860 population about 3900) is about 20 miles south of Pittsfield MA and near the SW corner of the state.

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