Bob & Alf

Love Letters from the Roost of Former Gov. Bob Taylor

Submitted by admin on Sun, 01/27/2019 - 12:10

Dr. B. Harrison Taylor, a grandson of the celebrated former Governor of Tennessee, Alf Taylor, sent me a letter: “Several months ago you had a historical article (“Old Limber”) in the paper about my grandfather. I thought you might enjoy this quote of Alf’s brother, Bob, from a little booklet entitled “Governor Taylor’s Love Letters to the Public,” especially in the light of present events.”

Fox Hunter's Stud Book Gives Relatives of Alf Taylor's “Old Limber”

Submitted by admin on Sun, 01/27/2019 - 12:10

A favorite book of mine is “Old Limber” or The Tale of the Taylors (Delong Rice, McQuiddy Printing Co., 1921). The small-sized 88-page volume speaks of a famed Walker hound once owned by Alf Taylor, former governor of Tennessee. The witty prose emulates that of Alf’s brother, Bob, also a Tennessee governor: