Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: worn, brittle, tape.
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Third stanza is contained in one of three folders for "Golden broom and green apple" consisting of 1 part in F Major concert, and 13 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in F Major for bass. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 1 trombone - Buster (2). -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cooty; 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck. -- Grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.