James Skinner Paterson, Schoolmaster at Rathven, Banffshire
was a fine player and a composer of a number of dance tunes
and airs for the fiddle. Many years after his death, his son,
James Paterson Junior, presented a manuscript of his father's
work to Henderson for publication, with a request that the
tunes should be dedicated to fiddle player James Henry of
Photograph from the Murdoch Henderson Collection.