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NANCY PLYM. English, Jig. E Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was originally published in Charles and Samuel Thompson's Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1768, reprinted in their Compleat Collection, vol. 3 (London, 1773). As with numerous other tunes in the Thompsons' 1773 collection, it was entered into the 1788 music manuscript copybook of fiddlers John and William Pitt Turner (Norwich, Conn.).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Thompson (Twenty Four Country Dances for the Year 1768), 1768; p. 37. Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 106.