DESCRIPTION: Leslie Allen comes to Black Brook from Moncton. He wanders from town one day and a search team of "three hundred men and two bloodhounds" follow his tracks "but the search was unavailing" He is never found.
AUTHOR: Michael Whelan "the poet of the Renous" (Manny/Wilson)
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Manny/Wilson)
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Manny/Wilson 29, "Leslie Allen" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST MaWi029 (Partial)
cf. "Barbara Allen" (tune)
NOTES: Black Brook is a tributary of the Main Southwest Miramichi River in New Brunswick.
Manny/Wilson: A true story of Leslie Allen, a lost hunter. - BS
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