My Pretty Quadroon, Sheet Music 09


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My Pretty Quadroon, Sheet Music 09


One leaf with preprinted staff lines, handwritten in black ink and pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There are numerous tears of varying severity along the edges of the document. There are stains of unknown origin throughout the document. The document was folded horizontally in half. There is a handwritten check mark following the musical notations. The documents "Just Give Him One More as He Goes," Sheet Music 3, "Billy Grimes, the Drover," Sheet Music 8, and "The Farmer Feeds Us All," Sheet Music 3 are located at the bottom of the leaf. The documents "The Farmer's Boy," Sheet Music 1, "The Gypsy Laddie," Sheet Music 8, "I'll Be All Smiles Tonight," Sheet Music 3, and "The Last Fierce Charge, Sheet Music 5 are located on the reverse side of the leaf.


Folk songs, American Lovesickness -- Songs and music Slavery, United States -- Songs and music Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) --Songs and music

Alternative Title

Pretty Quadroon


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created



I. G. Greer


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My Pretty Quadroon, Sheet Music 09

Document Title

My Pretty Quadroon

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Additional Songs - 711

Dimensions - Original

274 mm x 348 mm

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