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Letter - T.B. Sailors & Soldiers' Relief Fund to Telford, Phar Lap's Death, 18 Apr 1932 Document Reg. No: HT 13298

Summary:
Letter sent from the Sailors & Soldiers' Relief Fund to Harry Telford regarding the passing of the racehorse, Phar Lap.
This letter of sympathy was one of a large number sent to his Telford, Phar Lap's trainer and part owner, after the horse died in April, 1932. The Telford family retained the letters, and they were donated to the museum in the 1990s.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Nancy Telford, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.70 cm (Width), 26.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: death mourning, horse racing, horses, sport, racing industry, correspondence
Themes this item is part of: Harry Telford, Race Horse Owner & Trainer (1877-1960), Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Text: T.B. SAILORS AND SOLDIERS' REFLIEF FUND/IN AID OF THE INVALID T.B. SAILORS AND SOLDIERS, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS/THEY FOUGHT FOR US THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/H.R. Telford, Esq.,/"Braeside",/MORDIALLOC/MELBOURNE/Dear Sir,/On behalf of the Committee of the/T.B. Sailors and Soldiers Relief Fund, I/desire to convey to you their sympathy on/the loss of the Wonder Horse, Phar Lap.
Place & Date Written: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 18 Apr 1932
Addressed To: Harry Telford, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 Apr 1932

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