Part two of profile on Tom Hickman featured in Pierce Egan's "Boxiana." This excerpt specifically covers the championship match between Tom Hickman and Bill Neat. This profile of Hickman is part of Egan's famous serialized publication, "Boxiana" (1818 - 1824). Egan was well-known for his captivating coverage of England's early nineteenth-century boxing matches.
Egan, Pierce. "Boxiana" (excerpt). London: Printed for the Booksellers, 1828. Courtesy Bentley Rare Book Museum