Bred by James Sherman of Lyndon, Vermont Owned by Mr. Bellows of Vermont.
AKA: Lord North. Sherman was a bright chestnut, about 13.3 hand high, and weighed 925 lbs. His head was lean and well shaped, ears small and fine, eyes inclined to be small, but full, prominent and lively; his legs had some long hairs upon the back side, but were broad, flat and sinewy. He had a capital chest, with the breast bone very prominent; the shoulders were large and well placed, the neck excellent, the mane and tail full, but not remarkably heavy. His hips were long and deep, the loins broad and muscular, but he was a little hollow or ‘sway-backed' but strong. He was a foundation sire for the Morgan Horse Breed. From; The Morgan Horse and Register, Volume 1, By Joseph Battell 1894