My Bonnie Laddie's a Writer o' Letters
DESCRIPTION: The singer says her bonnie laddie's "a writer o' letters And aye as he writes them he sends them to me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #147, p. 2, ("My bonnie laddie's a writer o' letters") (1 fragment)
GreigDuncan7 1345, "My Bonnie Laddie's a Writer o' Letters" (1 short text, 1 tune)
NOTES [11 words]: The current description is based on the single GreigDuncan7 verse. - BS
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