Morgan Horses; A Premium Essay On The Origin, History, And Characteristics Of This Remarkable…

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byDaniel Chipman Linsley

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... C3APTER XV. The following pedigrees and description of stallions, it is hardly necessary to say, comprise only a small portion of the total number that have been and are now bred from. But though thus incomplete, we believe the list comprises all the grandsons of the Justin Morgan, of any note. Of some of these we have been able to learn but little, though we have spared no pains to obtain as full and reliable a history and description of them as possible. The difficulty of collecting such facts, scattered over a wide extent of country, rarely published, and often unchronicled, save in the memories of individuals, can never be fully understood, unless by those who have been engaged in some similar undertaking. Although we have made every exertion to render these pedigrees and descriptions reliable, and believe they will prove in the main correct, yet there are so many ways in which errors may creep in, and so many causes of confusion, that we dare not assert that they are perfectly accurate. The two most fruitful causes of error and confusion are, the use of some common name to designate different animals; and second, the frequent changes that have been made in the name of the same animal. Thus there seems to be no end to the young Black Hawks, young Bulrushes, and other similar names. There seems to be a perfect mania for names that have been distinguished, as if it in some way enhanced the value of the animal. Again, some animals seem to have changed names as often as they changed owners, and even some that were always owned by one person are yet known by several different names. The Royal Morgan is known in Maine as Morgan Rattler; in some parts of Vermont, as the Crane horse; and in others, as the Steele horse; and by some as the Chamberlain colt; many perso...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... C3APTER XV. The following pedigrees and description of stallions, it is hardly necessary to say, comprise only a small portion of the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217319246

ISBN - 13:9780217319249

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