One leaf with preprinted staff lines, handwritten in pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The upper right corner and the lower right corner were folded into the laminate. There are numerous tears of varying severity along the edges of the document. There are small holes of unknown origin throughout the document. There are stains of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was folded horizontally and vertically into twelfths, possibly for mailing. The editorial note "No. 4" is located to the left of the document title. There is a handwritten "x" located to the left of the musical notations. There is a handwritten check mark following the musical notations. The documents "The Gypsy Laddie," Sheet Music 7, "Sourwood Mountain," Sheet Music 9, "The Lexington Murder," Sheet Music 7, and "Common Bill," Sheet Music 4 are located at the top of the leaf. The documents "The Daemon Lover," Sheet Music 11 and "The Wife of Usher's Well," Sheet Music 11 are located at the bottom of the leaf. The documents "The Gypsy Laddie," Sheet Music 8, "John Reilley," Sheet Music 10, "Dives and Lazarus (I)," Sheet Music 5, and "The Battleship Maine (II)," Sheet Music 4 are located on the reverse side of the leaf.
Scholarly classification of this item: Brown, Native American Ballads - 209; Randolph, 667; Laws, G 17; Cox, 80; Combs, 75