Taft Buys Another Horse
May 1, 1909
President Taft frivolously purchases another Virginian horse for his personal collection.
President Taft has purchased another Virginian saddle horse from Tate Sterrett, of Hot Springs, Va. This is the third horse he has acquired recently for his personal use. It is a very handsome heavyweight bay, sixteen bands high, weighing 1300 pounds and has been named Fassifern.
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“Taft Buys Another Horse,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed December 4, 2020, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/1877.