Honorable Mr. David Ruthven's Birth Day
HORNORABLE MR. DAVID RUTHVEN'S BIRTH DAY, THE. Scottish, Jig (6/8 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABC. The tune is credited by John Watlen (1791) to "Lady Ru___en", presumably Lady Ruthven, and perhaps David's wife or mother.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Watlen (The Celebrated Circus Tunes), 1791; p. 16.