"Mister Peter Paterson Or, A Bailie In His Cups", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.
This song is about a tipsy Bailie called Peter Paterson, who vehemently denies his wife's claims that he is "fu'", or drunk.
Reference: GC 398.5 GLA
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
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