MINSTREL. American, "Straight Jig" (2/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The title refers to a 'blackface' Minstrel. The "straight jig" or "sand jig" was a syncopated tune favored in the late 1870' and 1880's by stage dancers in America, in and out of blackface, as a solo showpiece.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Hardings All Round Collection, 1905; No. 71, p. 22.