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horse and cart is one thing, a four legged equine pulling a device with 2 or 4 wheels

'carte blanche' is a French term meaning 'unlimited discretionary power to act'.

Carte blanche - Wikipedia


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carte_blanche

Carte blanche or its Spanish language variant, carta blanca may refer to: Carte blanche, a French phrase, meaning "unlimited discretionary power to act; ...

There is however a strange reference here to an Elton John song. I am British and old and I have never heard the expression.

https://www.axs.com/elton-rewind-don-t-go-breaking-my-heart-with-kiki-dee-1976-21620

According to this page, http://www.axs.com/elton-rewind-don-t-go-breaking-my-heart-with-kiki-dee-1976-21620
The song was penned by Elton and his lyricist Bernie Taupin, though under pen names: Bernie was Ann Orson and Elton was Carte Blanch, a play on both the British phrase "a horse and cart, blanche" and the Carte Blanche credit card that was popular in the '60s and '70s.

History | Answered on Jan 08, 2019


Free Genealogy site has a record for him and family.

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Martis-24

Many websites have free record search.

History | Answered on Nov 03, 2018


Go to one of many genealogy sites, some are free and easy to use. Others request purchase of subscription. Libraries and genealogy clubs also often have support areas.

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Greenough-22

https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/GREENOUGH

History | Answered on Oct 30, 2018

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