Milkmaid (6) (The)
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MILK MAID , THE. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The earliest printing of the tune appears to be in London publishers Longman, Lukey, & Broderip's Bride's Favourite Collection of 200 Select Country Dances, Cotillons (part 3, 1776, No. 9).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Aird (Selections of Scotch, English, Irish and Foreign Airs), vol. II, 1785; No. 130, p. 48. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances, vol. 4), 1780; p. 43.