Cumberland Traveller, The

DESCRIPTION: "Dear wife I hope this you will find In health of body and of mind And my dear babes whom I adore I live in hopes to see once more." The singer, who has left home for Cumberland, advises his wife, asks guidance of God, and hopes for peace for Cumberland
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown), from a manuscript apparently dated 1839
KEYWORDS: travel home husband wife
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 515, "The Cumberland Traveller" (1 damaged text)
NOTES [16 words]: This may not be a song; it was found in a barely-legible nineteenth century manuscript book. - RBW
File: Br3515

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