The Lexington Murder
 

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Citation

“The Lexington Murder,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed September 30, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14724.


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Title

The Lexington Murder

Description

Two leaves, typewritten on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. There are staple holes at the upper left corner of both leaves. The informant citation precedes the document title.

Subject

Ballads, English
North Carolina
Murder
Songs and music
Conscience
Guilt

Alternative Title

The Wexford Girl. The Oxford Girl. The Lexington Girl. The Knoxville Girl. The Bloody Miller. 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

Typescript

Classification Title

Lexington Murder, Variant 6

Informant

Nora Hicks, 1886-1953. Addie Hicks, 1920-?

Informant Note

Nora is Addie's mother

Collector

Edith Cavell Walker [Madison], 1919-1994

Geographic Location

Sugar Grove, Watauga County, North Carolina

Scholarly Classification

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

Dimensions - Original

216 mm x 278 mm

Upload Date

8/2/2007

Transcription Date

4/12/2007

Transcribed By

Sarah C. Davis

Scan date

2/26/2007

Scanned by

Paul L. Robertson

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