||death mourning, horse racing, horses, sport, racing industry, correspondence, making history - phar lap
|Themes this item is part of:
||Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Phar Lap, Champion Race Horse (1926-1932), Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
||Text: Dear Mr. Telford,/I very much regret the/death of your wonder horse/Phar Lap. I have followed/Phar Lap up in all his great/triumphs. I would of liked/to see Phar Lap's name at/the top of the list as the/biggest stake winner of all/times./Would you please send me/a photo of Phar Lap so that/I can frame it I am sending/stamps for postage.
|Place & Date Written:
||Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand, 15 Apr 1932