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 +Below is a list of the names and foaling or purchase dates (if known) of [[Thomas Jefferson]]'s riding horses.
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-|'''Name''' || '''Foaled''' +|'''Horse Name''' || '''Foaled'''
|- |-
-|Alllycrocker +|''Alllycrocker'' <ref>List compiled from Betts, [[Short Title List|''Farm Book'',]] 87-109.</ref>
|1758 |1758
|- |-
-|Gustavus+|''Gustavus''
|1762 |1762
|- |-
-|Cacullin+|''Cacullin''
|1764 |1764
|- |-
-|The General+|''The General''
|1769 |1769
|- |-
-|Crab+|''Crab''
|1771 |1771
|- |-
-|Everallyn+|''Everallyn''
|purchased 1774 |purchased 1774
|- |-
-|Alfred+|''Alfred''
|1774 |1774
|- |-
-|Caractacus+|''Caractacus''
|1775 |1775
|- |-
-|Elthelinda+|''Elthelinda''
|1776 |1776
|- |-
-|Silvertail +|''Silvertail''
|1773 |1773
|- |-
-|Orra Moor+|''Orra Moor''
|1778 |1778
|- |-
-|Peggy Waffington+|''Peggy Waffington''
|1778 |1778
|- |-
-|Zanga+|''Zanga''
|1778 |1778
|- |-
-|Odin+|''Odin''
|1778 |1778
|- |-
-|Polly Peachum+|''Polly Peachum''
|1778 |1778
|- |-
-|Silveret+|''Silveret''
-|1779+|1780
|- |-
-|Assaragoa +|''Assaragoa''
|1779 |1779
|- |-
-|Raleigh+|''Raleigh''
|1777 |1777
|- |-
-|Tarquin+|''Tarquin''
|purchased 1790 |purchased 1790
|- |-
-|Brimmer +|''Brimmer ''
|purchased 1790 |purchased 1790
|- |-
-|Remus & Romulus (carriage horses) +|''Remus'' & ''Romulus'' (carriage horses)
|Not known |Not known
|- |-
-|Matchless +|''Matchless''
|purchased 1791 |purchased 1791
|- |-
-|Fitzpartner+|''Fitzpartner''
|purchased 1799 |purchased 1799
|- |-
-|Wildair+|''Wildair''
|purchased 1801 |purchased 1801
|- |-
-|Castor+|''Castor''
| |
|- |-
-|Diomede+|''Diomede''
| |
|- |-
-|Bremo +|''Bremo''
-|purchased 1814 +|Spring 1806; purchased by Jefferson 1814
|- |-
-|Wellington+|''Wellington''
|purchased 1815 |purchased 1815
|- |-
-|Tecumseh+|''Tecumseh''
|purchased 1815 |purchased 1815
|- |-
-|Peacemaker+|''Peacemaker''
|purchased 1819 |purchased 1819
|- |-
-|The Eagle+|''The Eagle''
|purchased 1820 |purchased 1820
|} |}
- +==Footnotes==
-List compiled from Edwin Morris Betts, editor, [http://tjportal.monticello.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=1021 Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book], (University Press of Virginia, 1976) 87 - 109.+<references/>
== Further Sources == == Further Sources ==
-*[http://thomasjeffersonpapers.org/cfm/doc.cfm?id=farm_1| ''Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society''].+*Massachusetts Historical Society. ''Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book''. http://thomasjeffersonpapers.org/cfm/doc.cfm?id=farm_1
- +*[http://tjportal.monticello.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?Search_Arg=horses&SL=None&Search_Code=SUBJ_&PID=NKAuIlZQ4Pvxb02PdR87gMRRbmCL_j&SEQ=20070502162222&CNT=50&HIST=1 Look for sources in the Thomas Jefferson Portal]
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Below is a list of the names and foaling or purchase dates (if known) of Thomas Jefferson's riding horses.

Horse Name Foaled
Alllycrocker [1] 1758
Gustavus 1762
Cacullin 1764
The General 1769
Crab 1771
Everallyn purchased 1774
Alfred 1774
Caractacus 1775
Elthelinda 1776
Silvertail 1773
Orra Moor 1778
Peggy Waffington 1778
Zanga 1778
Odin 1778
Polly Peachum 1778
Silveret 1780
Assaragoa 1779
Raleigh 1777
Tarquin purchased 1790
Brimmer purchased 1790
Remus & Romulus (carriage horses) Not known
Matchless purchased 1791
Fitzpartner purchased 1799
Wildair purchased 1801
Castor
Diomede
Bremo Spring 1806; purchased by Jefferson 1814
Wellington purchased 1815
Tecumseh purchased 1815
Peacemaker purchased 1819
The Eagle purchased 1820

Footnotes

  1. List compiled from Betts, Farm Book, 87-109.

Further Sources