Fatal Wedding, Lyric Variant 01
Two leaves of lined paper, handwritten in black ink on both sides. The document is in fair physical condition. The document was laminated. The leaves were cut or torn across the middle, separating the upper and lower halves. The upper left corner of the first leaf was torn away. There is significant staining of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was folded horizontally into fourths, possibly for mailing. The informant citation follows the song text.
Ballads, American -- Arizona
Ballads, American -- North Carolina
Weddings -- Songs and music
Desertion and non-support -- Songs and music
Children, Death -- Songs and music
Suicide -- Songs and music
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
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