This year the King College eight elated with some petty victories over small and insignificant clubs sent us a challenge which was of course never given the least attention to, the heads of the water merely saying that, as they never rowed London clubs they could not break the rule to row King’s College
Vide Water Ledger
F Byron Prin. Opp.
A similar but more “settling” answer was sent from Eton whom they challenged.
Added by F Byron H.B.