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QUARTERLY BULLETIN 13 upon, and it is most probable that his body was interred in, some part of the common land of the corporation of this city. This tract is now covered mainly by stately buildings devoted to education and J | philanthropic uses. Possibly the dust of the 'Martyr Spy' may lie in the ground of the Normal College." "Respectfully yours, "William Kelby." AN EARLY MENTION OF GOLF IN AMERICA Perhaps the earliest mention of this sport in America is to be found in the inventory of the effects of Governor William Burnet October 13, 1729. Among the many items noted in the list we find the following: "Nine Gouff Clubs and 1 Iron D° @ 4/^ 2.— Seven Doz Balls @ 1/$ ps 4:4-"" Showing the appraised value of Golf Clubs at that period was four shillings each, while the Balls were one shilling each. Apparently the governor lost many of the latter since he had a supply of seven dozen on hand, or it may be that he was a pioneer in this sport; bringing it from Scotland, and carried a sufficient quantity for those whom he might interest.