Two leaves, handwritten in pencil on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. There are staple holes at the upper left corner of both leaves. There are paper clip and staple rust stains at the upper left corner of the first leaf. The document was folded horizontally and vertically into eighths, possibily for mailing. Portions of the text are handwritten in blue ink. The informant citation, with a brief explanations of the song's origins, precedes the song text.
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