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Cowboys' Christmas Ball - Anson, Texas

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Cowboys' Christmas Ball - Anson, Texas

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Poem written in 1890 describing the Cowboys' Christmas Ball in Anson, Texas. For more information about the author, see this website on cowboy poetry. The Ball continues, following the original rules requiring women to wear skirts and men to check their hats and spurs. Chittenden's poem was set to music and included in John Lomax's Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads,published in 1910.

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published in Ranch Dances (1893)

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1890

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