Complimentary Ball to the Elm City Base Ball Club, 1874
Title: Complimentary Ball to the Elm City Base Ball Club
Creator: Elm City Base Ball Club
Subject: Baseball--North Carolina--New Bern
Sports--North Carolina--New Bern
Balls (Parties)--North Carolina--New Bern
Description: Invitation to a ball given in honor of the Elm City Base Ball Club on November 6, 1874.
Publisher: Not named.
Format: 4 pages plus ticket
Identifier: New Bern Library Association Records (Collection 7)
Source: Donation of Ried Whitford.
Coverage: New Bern, N.C.
Rights: Permission to use this item must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560.
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1 [in pencil]
Elm City Base Ball Club!
We request the pleasure of your company
At Stanly Hall,
Friday Evening, Nov. 6th, 1874
[X] Col. JOHN D. WHITFORD, Hon. M.E. MANLY,
ALEX. MITCHELL, J. HAVENS,
SAM’L. RADCLIFF, Maj. JOHN HUGHES,
[X] MOSES PATTERSON, JAS. ELLIS,
E.M. WILLIAMS, O.S. DEWEY,
W.G. SINGLETON, [X] H.R. BRYAN,
M. de W. STEVENSON, A. JUSTICE,
SETH M. CARPENTER, THOS. POWERS,
S.D. POOL, Jr., THOS. HOOPER,
JOS. FULFORD, GEO. W. NASON, Jr.,
Capt. W.W. ROBERTS, [X] JAS. A. BRYAN,
[X] Dr. CHAS. DUFFY, Hon. GEORGE GREEN,
“ J.A. GUION, [X] F.C. ROBERTS,
“ J.B. HUGHES, E.M. PAVIE,
“ J.L. WATKINS, [X] THOS. GATES,
“ J.F. LONG, W.H. JONES,
FREDERICK J. JONES, [X] W.H. OLIVER,
Mayor JAS. CAMPBELL, [X] C.E. SLOVER,
[X] JAS. J. HOWARD, S.R. STREET,
J.H. HAUGHTON, J.V. JORDAN,
A.G. HUBBARD, W.G. BRYAN,
Dr. E.F. SMALLWOOD.
[X] A.J. FLANNER, E.S. HAVENS, [X] GEO. A. OLIVER,
[X] REID WHITFORD, H.C. STEVENSON, [X] J.K. WILLIS,
[X] J.D. CLARK,
[X] WM. W. CLARK, JAS. G. HARGETT,
JOS. HOOPER, [X] W.B. FLANNER,
[X] F.M. AGOSTINE, GEO. GUION, Dr. GEO. SLOVER,
[X] B.K. BRYAN, [X] Dr. GEO. S. ATTMORE.
[pencil notation] See Page 2
2 [in pencil] 3 [in pencil]
ELM CITY BASE-BALL CLUB,
Col. John D. Whitford, manager for the Championship game, played at Raleigh, N.C.,
LIST OF MEMBERS
A.J. Flanner, Captain and Pitcher,
W.B. Flanner, Catcher,
Reid Whitford, First base and President of the club,
H.C. Stevenson, Second base,
William W. Clark, Third base,
Joseph Hooper, Short stop,
J.D. Clark, Left field,
George A. Oliver, Center field,
J.K. Willis, Right field,
F.T. Patterson, Scorer and Manager,
James G. Horgett, Substitute.
The CHAMPIONSHIP of North Carolina was
won by the above team.
Elm City Base Ball Club,
AT STANLY HALL
FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 6TH, 1874.
Admit ............................................and ladies.
[attached ticket - reverse]
E C B B C
4 [in pencil]
Images scanned by John B. Green, III. Text prepared by
John B. Green, III and Victor T. Jones, Jr.
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