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Mrs Hamilton Of Wishaw

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MRS HAMILTON OF WISHAW (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry RSCDS Book 23

1- 8 1s set, dance down below 3s, cast up round 3s and dance to top
Bar 3: 2s set, dance down below 3s then cast up round 3s to 2nd place
Bar 5: 3s set, dance in and down touching hands and cast back to 3rd place
9-16 Reels of 3 on sides (1s cast, 2s dance up, 3s cast up to start), 1s cross RH to 3rd place opposite side for ½ reel on opposite side (bar 11) and lead up RH, curving round to top place own sides and face down in middle, 2s finish in middle facing up, 3s in 3rd place
17-24 1s+2s dance the Rondel, 1s end in 2nd place face down
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain

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

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