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Treasure Island Jig

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TREASURE ISLAND JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) W. Ernst Eder Martello Tower 3

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back ending in centre for Poussette
9-16 1s+2s dance Poussette and 1s turn to face out on own sides
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 across Man with 2s giving RSh to 2M and Lady with 3s giving RSh to 3L
25-32 1s turn RH 1¼ times to 2nd place opposite sides as 2s+3s dance ½ R&L, 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise to places

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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Treasure Island is the title of an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold" first published as a book in 1883.

Treasure Island is also the name of an artificial island in the San Francisco Bay between San Francisco and Oakland, USA. The island is named after the novel Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, who lived in San Francisco from 1879 to 1880.

Treasure Island Image
Jim Hawkins And Billy Bones
An Illustration By G. Brock From Treasure Island


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