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Posted By: Richie
26-Sep-12 - 10:46 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 3
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 3
Hi,

The Roxburghe Ballads (1897): Volume 8 - Page 154 by William Chappell, Ballad Society reports this about Child K a: "and Mrs. Helena Titus Brown, of New York (in 1790)."

Would this be sufficient evidence that the ballad is dated 1790? Why wouldn't child affix that date to K a.

Richie