FOX HUNTER. THE ABOVE CUT IS A GOOD REPRESENTATION OF THE BLACK HAWK STALLION, CALLED FOX HUNTER...

[Orwell, Vt. April, 1858]. Folio sheet, folded to 7-3/4" x 10". [4] pp, with the two inner pages blank. Caption title, as issued. Engraving of Fox Hunter at head of title [by 'N. Orr'], although Fox Hunter's mane "is heavier, and his tail longer, his withers and crest higher, than the picture shows him... He has not a blemish nor scratch about him." Light soil, Very Good.

Fox Hunter is available for stud services. Griswold elaborates on Fox Hunter's superior physicality and temperament. "To breeders of horses the above are important considerations ... For further particulars, inquire of E.D. Griswold, one mile east from Orwell Village, or at Ensign's Hotel in the village."
"It is believed that no stud can be produced that can show more pure Morgan blood than Fox Hunter."
OCLC 13180819 [1- U VT], 81745857 [2- AAS, VT Hist. Soc.] [as of October 2015]. Item #32510

Price: $450.00

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