Reading Mercury - Monday 20 June 1791
Transcribed by G. Lamb, for the HRGS.
Ward and Mendoza certainly fight on Wednesday next, at Sittingbourn, in Kent. The conditions are as follows: -Neither of the parties to fall without a knock down blow. The fight to be perfectly a stand up one. The terms 300l. to 200l.-The seconds appointed are, Joe Ward, to Ward; Harry Lee, to Mendoza. The bets are three to one on Ward. Mendoza, it is said, has stakes to the amount of 1000l. depending on the battle.