Sir Tom in an Office
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SIR TOM IN AN OFFICE. English, Country Dance Tune (whole time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody appears unique to Charles and Samuel Thompson’s Compleat Collection, vol. 3 (London, 1773). Dance instructions for “Sr. Tom in an Office” were printed in the Thompson’s Twenty-Four Country Dances for the Year 1769 and in The ladies' own memorandum-book; or, daily pocket journal, for the year 1769.