Lexington Murder, Lyric Variant 01
 


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“Lexington Murder, Lyric Variant 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 21, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/19497.


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Title

Lexington Murder, Lyric Variant 01

Description

Two leaves of lined paper, handwritten in pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The document was folded horizontally and vertically into sixths, possibly for mailing. There are numerous folding-related minor tears throughout the document. The upper right corner of the second leaf was folded into the laminate. The informant citation is handwritten on the reverse side of the second leaf.

Subject

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

Alternative Title

The Oxford Girl. The Lexington Girl. The Knoxville Girl. The Bloody Miller. The Wittam Miller. The Berkshire Tragedy. The Wexford Girl. 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

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created

4/27/2007

Date Modified

5/26/2008

Contributor

I. G. Greer

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, Lyric Variant 01

Document Title

The Bloody Miller

Informant

[Esther] Jane Eller, 1883-1967

Other Name(s)

Rosa Allen, 1885-1976, Bettie (Rosa's sister)

Geographic Location

Meat Camp Township, Watauga County, North Carolina

Associated Date

1901-05-27

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Older Ballads - 65
Randolph, 150
Cox, 90

Reference URL

http://contentdm.library.appstate.edu:81/u?/greer,359

ContentDM Number

359

ContentDM filename

360.cpd

ContentDM filepath

/greer/image/360.cpd

Dimensions - Original

126 mm x 201 mm

Upload Date

2007-04-27

Scan date

2006-05-23

Scanned by

Paul L. Robertson

Transcription Date

2006-05-24

Transcribed By

Susan G. Pepper

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