Here Is a Letter, Fair Susannah

DESCRIPTION: Susannah receives a letter from the merchant that courts her. She says she will remain true to her sailor William: "he ploughs the sea Though he be married I will die a maiden"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Greig/Duncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting love parting sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan6 1092, "Here Is a Letter, Fair Susannah" (1 fragment)
Roud #6830
NOTES [16 words]: Roud assigns the same number to fragments Greig-Duncan6 1092 and 1114, "High in the Highlands." - BS
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File: GrD61092

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