Lexington Murder, Sheet Music 02


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Lexington Murder, Sheet Music 02


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink and pencil on the front side. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There is a minor tear at the lower left edge. There is a minor tear at the center bottom edge. There is a significant tear at the right lower edge. The lower left corner was folded into the laminate. There are pad perforations along the top edge. There is a boxed "A" stamped in blue ink at the upper left corner. The date is stamped at the left top edge. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document was folded horizontally and vertically into fourths.


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

Alternative Title

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


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Lexington Murder, Sheet Music 02

Document Title

The Bloody Miller or The Murdering Miller

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Scholarly Classification

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

Dimensions - Original

173 mm x 240 mm

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