Weston and His Clerk
DESCRIPTION: "It's of an old buffer I'm going to tell, A magistrate here whom you know very well" named Weston. His clerk, French, tells him there are hundreds of illegal grog cases. One cases results in the choice of a fine or prison sentence; others are warned
AUTHOR: Charles Thatcher?
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: drink police trial humorous
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 93-96, "Weston and His Clerk" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: For brief background on Charles Thatcher's career, see the notes to "Where's Your License?" For an extensive collection of his songs, see AndersonStory. - RBW
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