I guess we could explore this song a bit more. Here's the entry from the Traditional Ballad Index.
Jamie Raeburn (Caledonia)DESCRIPTION: "My name is (Jamie Raeburn), in Glasgow I was born." Convicted (of a crime he did not commit), he has been sentenced to transportation. He bids farewell to family, sweetheart, and his beloved home in Caledonia. He hopes to return when free
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: transportation separation farewell Scotland
FOUND IN: Australia Ireland Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 85-86, "Caledonia"; 245-246, "Caledonio" (2 texts, 2 tunea)
SHenry H151, p. 124, "Jamie Raeburn's Farewell" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ord, pp. 357-358, "Jamie Raeburn's Farewell" (1 text, 1 tune)
MacSeegTrav 94, "Jamie Raeburn" (1 text, 1 tune)
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