HUNTER'S LEXINGTON, / This fine, thorough and fashionably bred stallion, / will make the present season, which has commenc-/ ed, and will end the 1st of July next, at my farm, 3 miles / from Bardstown, on the Springfield Turnpike road, at the moderate sum of $25 the season, to be due and payable at / the expiration of the same. / DESCRIPTION. / LEXINGTON is a handsome bay horse in fine shape, 15 1/2 / hands high, long, heavy and strong. / LEXINGTON'S HISTORY. / ....(hip injury never ran but sired two colts that are racers).... / PEDIGREE. / (Sired by Lexington. 1st dam Sallie Lewis)..../ March 1, 1868. JOHN MATTINGLY.
Bardstown, KY: Ben Ellis & Son, Printers. 1858. Printed broadside, 14 1/2 x 10 3/8 inches, employing several styles and sizes of type, the whole text enclosed within an ornamental border, five sections of text divided bold double-rules. Ellis printed the Bardstown newspaper "The Republican" from 1844, but we have not found separately published items from his press. Apparently not recorded on OCLC. Not in Hummel. Some foxing, but a very good example of a Kentucky stud broadside issued shortly after the Civil War, apparently unrecorded. Old fold lines. (11133). Item #63714