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In a rematch at Newburgh, New York, James Hamill wins back the American Single Sculls title from Walter Brown.

U.S. Single Scull Championship Race, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1867, artist's impression.
09/09/1867

In a race delayed several days by rough water, the rematch between Walter Brown of  Portland, Maine and Pittsburgh's James Hamill in a race for the national single sculls championship took place at Newburgh, New York.  Brown had won the earlier race in Pittsburgh on May 21, 1867, finishing the five mile race the Monongahela and Ohio rivers in forty-seven minutes and well ahead. This day on the Hudson, however, belonged to Hamill, who led for much of the race and was judged to have finished three lengths ahead before a collision between the two boats. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Scull-Race at Pittsburgh," Harper's Weekly, June 8, 1867, p.364.
John J. Nutt (ed.), Newburgh: Her Institutions, Industries, and Leading Citizens.... (Newburgh, NY: Ritchie & Hull, 1891), 324-325.