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C. D. Sheldon to Henry McHarg., 09/26/1864-09/26/1864

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 40
Identifier: 71732
This collection consists of one series. The documents are arranged in chronological order.

Dates

  • 09/26/1864-09/26/1864

Container Summary

1 ALS from C. D. Sheldon to his friend Henry McHarg, providing lengthy discussion of a game played by Sheldon's amateur baseball club, the Hiawathas, against another club, the Alpines. Includes play-by-play accounts of game action. Also includes a detailed, full-length manuscript box score of the game. The Hiawathas won 34-25. Includes reference to another club, the Niagaras. This letter provides outstanding primary source material on the development of baseball. Sent from Albany, New York to Walnut Hill School in Geneva, New York.

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Extent

From the Collection: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Shelf Location

09/08/06

Container Summary

1 ALS from C. D. Sheldon to his friend Henry McHarg, providing lengthy discussion of a game played by Sheldon's amateur baseball club, the Hiawathas, against another club, the Alpines. Includes play-by-play accounts of game action. Also includes a detailed, full-length manuscript box score of the game. The Hiawathas won 34-25. Includes reference to another club, the Niagaras. This letter provides outstanding primary source material on the development of baseball. Sent from Albany, New York to Walnut Hill School in Geneva, New York.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

SHELDON, C. D. - CORRESPONDENCE TO MCHARG, HENRY (1864): Autographed Letter

MCHARG, HENRY - CORRESPONDENCE FROM SHELDON, C. D. (1864): Autographed Letter

BASEBALL - CORRESPONDENCE ABOUT (1864): Autographed Letter

HIAWATHAS - AMATEUR BASEBALL CLUB - CORRESPONDENCE ABOUT (1864): Autographed Letter

ALPINES - AMATEUR BASEBALL CLUB - CORRESPONDENCE ABOUT (1864): Autographed Letter

BOX SCORE - BASEBALL GAME - MANUSCRIPT BOX SCORE (1864): Autographed Letter

NIAGARAS - AMATEUR BASEBALL CLUB - CORRESPONDENCE ABOUT (1864): Autographed Letter

WALNUT HILL SCHOOL - GENEVA - NEW YORK - CORRESPONDENCE TO (1864): Autographed Letter

GENEVA - NEW YORK - WALNUT HILL SCHOOL - CORRESPONDENCE TO (1864): Autographed Letter

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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