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Edition - Bod21399

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 370


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: Dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women

Themes:  Housework

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13812

Title: A rose tree

First Line: A rose tree in full bearing

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

2806 c.13(60)

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Edition - Bod8779

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  See Harding B 11(2338) which bears the same cut


Ballad - Roud Number: 226

Title: The female drummer

First Line: A maiden I was at the age of sixteen

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism

Firth c.14(166)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15597

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1216


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3517

Title: Ehren on the Rhine

First Line: A soldier stood in the village street

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V817

Title: There's a smile waiting for me at home

First Line: Troubles we fancy are heavy to bear

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Harding B 20(48)

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Edition - Bod16401

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1093


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1164

Title: Old king Cole

First Line: Old king Cole

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V817

Title: There's a smile waiting for me at home

First Line: Troubles we fancy are heavy to bear

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Harding B 20(269)

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Edition - Bod12569

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  2806 c.15(261) is another edition. 2806 c.15(261) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 561


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8739

Title: My mother is a true born Irishman

First Line: 'Tis I that bears an illegent name

Tune: The Englishman

Themes:  Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7493

Title: Travelling tinker

First Line: I am a traveling tinker with my workshop on my back

Themes:  Tinkers

Harding B 11(2568)

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Edition - Bod12577

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 938


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3003

Title: The soldier's letter to his parents

First Line: Dear parents I do write, though I'm weeping day an[d] night

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V803

Title: Bear it like a man

First Line: I gaily sing from day to day

Harding B 11(3579)

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Edition - Bod7853

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 528


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The true born Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V871

Title: A bundle of wants

First Line: If you think it will make you all merry

Harding B 11(3893)

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Edition - Bod8255

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 978


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13294

Title: Bear good will to all men

First Line: We meet with many curious folks

Themes:  Economy and trade

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7903

Title: Broken down

First Line: Once I'd money plenty

Attributation: Written and sung by Harry Clifton

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Performers:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Subjects:  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Themes:  Poverty

Harding B 11(199)

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Harding B 20(8)

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