Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf, the Chase and Every Other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprize, and Spirit, Volume 39 (Google eBook)

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Rogerson & Tuxford, 1812 - Sports
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