Tennessee History of Bird Dog Training Archive including the book "Field Trial Records of Dogs in America 1874 Ð 1907 by Major J.M. Taylor" where David E. Rose is mentioned several times. Much of the archive is comprised of correspondence between David (Dave) E. Rose and the many numerous clients whose dogs he trained as well as receipts and a red leather ledger showing the monetary exchanges between himself and his clients. He also prepared and entered dogs into various competitive field trials and the archive includes letterhead from Hobart Ames, developer of the Hobart Ames Plantation in Grand Junction, TN, the Continental Field Trial Club, Manitoba Field Trials Club, and the United States Field Trial Club. Additionally included are six (6) stereoviews depicting dogs competing in the U. S. Field Trials, three (3) of the stereoviews feature D. E. Rose the original archive collector. Most of the letters, photos and receipts date from this paperwork from 1896 to around 1907. Provenance: David or Dave E. Rose was a prominent trainer and handler of bird dogs but also ran a livery, feed and sale stable business in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, called Rose & Acklin. All of these items, with the exception of the book, are from his estate. Note: A letter titled "Report on the General State of the Church" will be included with the lot. Condition: Book in fair condition, some fading to cover and some staining. Most corrospondance with folds, wear and toning.
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