NELLIE WAS A LADY.
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I All night the cot - ton- wood I's tot - ing, Singing for my true lub all the day; f
,, j Now I'se un - hap - py, and I'se weep • ing; Can't tote the cot ton - wood no more; I
( Last night when Nel - lie was a sleep - ing, Death came a - knocking at the door. J
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