Porter, William Trotter, 1809-1858
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: SC-33 Box 1
Overview The collection documents the relationship between the equestrian artist Alvan Fisher and one of his patrons, New York lawyer and horse breeder Charles Henry Hall. The letters discuss the likenesses of the horses Fisher painted, as well as upcoming races, and the noted 19th century racehorse American Eclipse.
Item — Box: SC-33 Box 1, Folder: Folder 2, Item: SC33.02.0.001
Scope and Contents Transcription: Spirit of the Times 1852 XXI 582 Death of Young Lady Lightfoot. - We regret to learn that ""Young Lady Lightfoot"", the youngest of Lady Lightfoot's colts, died at the stables of the late CHARLES HENRY HALL, Esq., at Harlem, on the 26th Dec., 1851. She was got by Shark, out of old Lady Lightfoot, and was owned by Dr. LEWIS A. SAYRE, of this city, by whom she was much valued on account of her blood and breeding. Her death was occasioned by a severe cold, which terminated in...
Item — Box: SC-33 Box 1, Folder: Folder 2, Item: SC33.02.0.002
Scope and Contents Transcription: Spirit of the Times 1852, XXI 583 DEATH OF CHARLES HENRY HALL, ESQ. It is our painful duty to record the death of CHARLES HENRY HALL, Esq, of Harlem - a gentleman whose name has long been familiar to every reader of the ""Spirit of the Times"" as one of the most noted breeders of blood stock in the United States. He died suddenly of apoplexy on Thursday, the 8th of January, 1852, at Harlem, at the age of 70. Mr. Hall was born at Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., Dec. 26th, 1781. He...