The Bloody Miller
 

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Citation

“The Bloody Miller,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed August 15, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14723.


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Title

The Bloody Miller

Description

Two leaves of lined paper, handwritten in black ink on the front sides. The document is in excellent physical condition. There are two loose leaf binding holes at the left edge of both leaves. The informant citation is handwritten in red ink at the upper right corner of the first leaf. There is a textual note following the song text.

Subject

Ballads, English -- North Carolina<br>Murder -- Songs and music<br>Conscience -- Songs and music<br>Guilt -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

The Oxford Girl. The Lexington Girl. The Knoxville Girl. The Wexford Girl. The Wittam Miller. The Berkshire Tragedy. The Murdering Miller. Come All of You Who's Been in Love and Sympathize with Me. Last Saturday Night, Two Weeks Ago. Poor Nell. The Noel Girl. The Expert Girl. The Rexford Girl. The Cruel Miller. The Tragedy. The Lexington Miller. Johnny McDowell. The Miller's Apprentice. The Waxford Girl. The Oxford Tragedy

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

8/2/2007

Date Modified

7/25/2008

Contributor

W. Amos Abrams

Rights

The images and audio files contained in the "So Mote It Ever Be: The Folksong Heritage of North Carolina's Northern Blue Ridge Mountains" collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. I. G. Greer/W. Amos Abrams Manuscript Files Series, Folksong Files Subseries, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials without the written permission of Appalachian State University is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

JPEG

Language

English
English

Type

Manuscript

Classification Title

Lexington Murder, Variant 4

Informant

Judy Faye Aldridge, 1926-?

Informant Note

student of Dr. Abrams. The text of this manuscript is exactly the same as The Lexington Murder, Variant 4, Copy, in which a different informant is cited. Consequently, the correct informant of this variant is unknown.

Geographic Location

Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina

Alternate Geographic Location

Boone Elementary School

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - 65<br>Randolph, 150<br>Cox, 90<br>Warner, 7<br>Sharp, 71

Dimensions - Original

202 mm x 266 mm

Upload Date

8/2/2007

Transcription Date

3/19/2007

Transcribed By

Sarah C. Davis

Scan date

1/18/2007

Scanned by

Paul L. Robertson

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