Death of Birchie Potter
DESCRIPTION: "In the state of North Carolina, In a place called Pottertown, Two cousins took to drinking; One shot the other down." Birchie Potter, the victim, is praised; the singer hopes Glen Brown, the murderer, will face justice. He warns against drink
AUTHOR: Jim Brown?
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Wautagua Democrat)
KEYWORDS: homicide family warning drink
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 295, "Death of Birchie Potter" (1 text)
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