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POLL BOOTH. English, Country Dance Tune (6/8 time).A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.

William Hogarth (1697-1764). "The Polling", Part 3 of his four-panel "The Election."

Source for notated version: an MS collection by fiddler Lawrence Leadley, 1827-1897 (Helperby, Yorkshire) [Merryweather & Seattle].

Printed sources: Merryweather & Seattle (The Fiddler of Helperby), 1994; No. 72, p. 46. Samuel, Ann & Peter Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 5), London, 1788; p. 44.

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