Business stationery of James Stockton, Wholesale Horse Meat Salesman, Dealer in Live and Dead Horses, Cows etc, Palmer Place, Holloway Road, London dated 5 March 1930.
7¾ x 10in (197 x 254mm).
Mr Stockton's business, established in 1845, whilst not being the most salubrious appears to have been long lasting and much in demand. In this letter he writes...."supplies [of] horse [and] cow meat boiled all year through at best market price. My present price £25.00 for horse & £22.00 for cow."
Q Mentions of horse-boiling are few. Was the trade a well-established feature of life in our big cities?