Morphy, P.C. – Mead, C.D. 1857




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (34) 1/
Mead, Charles    2101 (104) 0/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 7 Oct. 1857
End date: 7 Oct. 1857
 
Notes:
According to Lawson, this game was played on 7 Oct. 1857. The New York Daily Tribune of 8 Oct. 1857 says either that Mead lost two games to Morphy the day before, or that Hammond lost two games to Mead (it is not entirely clear). Other sources say that Mead lost one game to Morphy.
 
References
Books
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 75
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 58, 86
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Dec. 1857, page 383
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Jan. 1858, page 30
   [NYTr], 8 Oct. 1857
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 23 Aug. 2019