LADY DOWN. Scottish, Reel. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The melody appears in the 4th collection of Malcolm MacDonald of Dunkeld, a volume dedicated to the Countess of Breadalbane. A bit reminiscent of "Molly Put the Kettle On (1)." Niel Gow Jr.'s "Honorable James Ramsay's Reel (The)", set in the key of 'A', has a similar melodic and harmonic contour.
Source for notated version:
MacDonald (Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels), 1797; p. 11.
MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 119.
Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 82.