The House Carpenter
Three leaves, handwritten in black ink on the front sides of the first and second leaves and on both sides of the third leaf. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The first and second leaves were laminated back-to-back. There is a moderate tear at the upper right corner of each leaf. There are staple holes at the upper right corner of each leaf. There are numerous minor stains of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was folded vertically in half, possibly for mailing. The informant citation is handwritten on the reverse side of the third leaf. There is a "VI" handwritten at the upper right corner of the first leaf.
Ballads, English -- North Carolina
Ballads, Scots -- North Carolina
Adultery -- Songs and music
Ocean travel -- Songs and music
The House Carpenter (Said an Old True Love). Forsaken House Carpenter. The Ship Carpenter
W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University
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