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Edition - Bod2258

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20277

Title: The resurrectionists

First Line: Come listen awhile and a story I'll tell

Themes:  Body-snatching

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: Jack Williams the boatswain

First Line: I am a boatswain by my trade

Themes:  Robbery

Harding B 11(3265)

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Edition - Bod11848

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, Steam Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-ct., Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1906

Title: Jack Williams

First Line: I am a boatswain by my trade

Themes:  Letter-writingPrisonsRobbery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 519

Title: Van Dieman's land

First Line: Come all you gallant poachers, that ramble void of care

Themes:  Transported convict

Harding B 11(1850)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1906

Titles:
The boatman
Jack Williams, the boatman
Jack Williams the boatswain
Jack Williams

First Lines:
I am a boatman by my trade
I am a boatman by trade, Jack Williams is my name
I am a boatman by my trade, Jack Williams is my name
I am a boatman by my trade Jack Williams is my name
I am a boatswain by my trade

Themes:
Letter-writing
Robbery
Prisons

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