American, 1869. A broadside for the horse Tom Butler, offering stud services. 1p. Citizen Print, Franklin, PA, 1869; 14.5 x 23.5 in., housed in period frame. Poster reads Young Tom Butler / Will stand for mares From Saturday, May 15th to Saturday, Jul. 3d, 1869, at the following times and places: [two blank lines] Pedigree: Tom Butler was sired by the celebrated Shirk Horse, and he by the old Tom Butler. He stands sixteen and one-half hands high; color, jet black; age, six years; and for stock and bottom he is unexcelled. Terms:----For insurance, $3.00 and one bushel of oats, to accompany the mare when first offered; or 75 cents extra will be charged. Persons parting with mares or not attending regularly before they are known to be with foal forfeit the insurance. Great care will be taken but no accountability for accidents John Hetsler.
Condition: Scattered foxing, light overall toning, fold lines, damp stains, ca 1 x 3 in. loss to paper in lower left and small loss in head area.