This horse is represented by authentic vouchers to have been of the true Arabian blood. He was foaled about 1750, and purchased by the British Vice-Consul, Mr. Welch, at Tetuan, in 1757. He was kept as a covering horse in England till imported to this country, along with Granby, his son, in 17--. He is said to have stood in
Philadelphia in 1768 -- Wallaces American Stud-Book , vI, p57.