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MODERATION. English, Country Dance Tune (3/4 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody was published in all four editions of John Young's Second Volume of the Dancing Master  beginning in 1710 and ending in 1728. It was also published in John Walsh's New Country Dancing Master, 2d Book (London, 1710), and his Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master (1719, and editions of 1735 and 1749).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Young (Second Volume of the Dancing Master, 1st edition), 1710; p. 65.