Union (3) (The)
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Union , The, or New Russia Dance. English, Country Dance (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. The tune also was entered by musician John Fife into his c. 1820-1804 music copybook. Fife may have been from Perthshire, although some entries may have been made at sea (there are references to battles in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean in the ms.).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favorite Country Dances, vol. 5), 1788; No. 166, p. 83.