b. abt 1778?
THE WELL BRED HORSE
WILL stand to cover mares the ensuing season, at the stable of Alexander McWilliams on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in every week; on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the stable of Samuel Cole, one mile from Sharpless's mill, on the main road to St. Clairsville; at the low rate of three dollars the season; one dollar and fifty cents the single leap, to be paid at the time; five dollars to ensure a colt, to be paid when the mare is known to be with colt or removed from the neighborhood. Wheat, Rye, Corn, Barley, Flax or Linen, will be taken in payment, if delivered at Evan's, Sharpless's or Harris's mill, or at the stands, by the first of October next, at market price at the time of delivery. The season to commence 16th April, and end the 10th of July- all public days are excepted.
THE AMERICAN FARMER is a beautiful Dapple Grey, full sixteen hands high, eight years old this spring. He was got by the full blooded Dray Horse Thunderbolt; Thunderbolt was got by the imported Nebuchadnezzar; and Farmer is out of a full blooded mare owned by Gen. Ridgely, same dam of the great running Horse Post Boy. Certified by HENRY JOHNSTON, of Baltimore county.
Any furthur description of the Horse is deemed unnecessary, as a sight of the Horse will satisfy an competent judge.
GEO. W. PROBASCO
April 12, 1813
Poster is the property of the Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH; used by permission of the Society.
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