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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II., chapter 16 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 27 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 139 (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 27, 1860., [Electronic resource], Anniversary meeting. (search)
A la Heenan --Two negroes, named Harrison and George, slaves of C P Word, got into a fight on Sunday about a five cent piece, but were interrupted by the police, and yesterday received the reward of their valor at the whipping post. Another party — Spencer and William, slaves of J. R. Anderson, and Alfred, slave of R. Archer-had an unfriendly set-to on the Canal Bank, but the appearance of an officer caused a suspension of hostilities, and the belligerents were punished by the Mayor's order. Others of the gang made a "run" on the Canal Bank, and escaped arrest.
The Daily Dispatch: November 28, 1860., [Electronic resource],
again after the "Champion of Heenan England." (search)
Heenan again after the "Champion of England." --The Benicia Boy has authorized the editor of the Clipper to state that he would fight Hurst, the Staleybridge Infant, for from $1,000 to $10,000; and that he would give the latter $1,000 to fight in this country. Hurst was anxious to punch the Benicia Boy directly after his inry. Hurst was anxious to punch the Benicia Boy directly after his interview with Sayers. As champion of the English ring he is obliged to fight all comers, but not compelled to leave England. There is a rumor among Heenan's friends that if Hurst will not come here, Heenan will go there, and again contest for the championship. ry. Hurst was anxious to punch the Benicia Boy directly after his interview with Sayers. As champion of the English ring he is obliged to fight all comers, but not compelled to leave England. There is a rumor among Heenan's friends that if Hurst will not come here, Heenan will go there, and again contest for the championship.
The Daily Dispatch: February 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], What is a Newspaper? (search)
A Personal Difficulty, between two white men residing in this city, was settled on Saturday last, by a "resort to arms," on Vauxhall Island, adjoining Mayo's bridge. The contest was after the pattern of that indulged in by Heenan and Sayers, and had nearly the same result, both parties receiving "severe punishment. " As to whether the conqueror was crowned with victorious laurels, or received a "pecuniary recompense" for his exertion, we are not informed.
The Daily Dispatch: December 8, 1860., [Electronic resource], A Bogus Benicia Boy out
A Bogus Benicia Boy out West. --At Terre Haute, Ind., there lived a notorious rowdy named Jim Wright, who bore such a resemblance to Heenan that he was called the Benecia Boy, and as such lately visited "Honest Old Abe" at Springfield, by whom he was received in the most distinguished style. At Terre Haute he quarrelled with a stranger over a plate of oysters, last week, and was shot through the head for his pains.
The Daily Dispatch: December 13, 1860., [Electronic resource], The Belt given up. (search)
The Belt given up. --From Bell's Life we learn that Sayers has given up the Champion's Belt, though not without reluctance, and that it has been handed over to the Staley bridge Infant. Some $600 remain to be paid on the new belts, and Bell's Life appeals to the friends of Sayers and Heenan to raise it at once, otherwise they must remain with the maker.
Prize fight. --The interest that was everywhere excited in regard to the sports of the ring by the "international mill" between Sayers and Heenan, died out almost as suddenly as it sprang into existence, and of late we have heard nothing of those refined pugiliarie expressions which were then as familiar as household words. Nevertheless, we are to day enabled to convey to the world the gratifying intelligence that the ring has still some devoted disciples, and that although "science" has slumbered, it is not dead! The important intelligence has been communicated to no that a regular built, out and out prize fight, with all its attendant ceremonies, took place yesterday morning, near this city. The principals in this grand and animating contest are natives of the Old World: one representing Ireland and the other England. With a select party of friends, they proceeded down the river, at an early hour, to the spot designated for the heroic combat, and there, in defiance of the ug
The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1861., [Electronic resource],
$100 reward. (search)