Composition credited to one J. Hand in Ryan's Mammoth Collection. There were two J. Hands (Johnny and James) who were possibly a bandleaders or principal musicians in the greater Boston area. They were perhaps brothers or father/son. "Can be used as a Clog."
Print Sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; pg. 90. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; pg. 123.