Miss Jeanie Maxwell's Minuet

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MISS JEANIE MAXWELL'S MINUET. AKA and see "Duchess of Buccleuch's Minuet (The)." Scottish, Minuet. Composed c. 1766 by the gentleman fiddler and composer Thomas Alexander Erskine, the Sixth Earl of Kelly [1] (1732-1781). Later name of the minuet was changed the name of the tune to "Duchess of Buccleuch's Minuet (The)". See also his "Miss Catherine Maxwell's Minuet," perhaps a sister (a Catherine and Jane Maxwell were the only two daughters of Sir William Maxwell, bart., of Monreith).

Thomas Erskine, the Earl of Kelly

See also fiddler-composer John French's similarly-titled "Miss Jean Maxwell of Monreith’s Reel."

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