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Sheet - 2806 d.31(81)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 250


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 48

Title: Lord Lovel

First Line: Lord Lovel he stood at his castle gate

Performers:  Cowell, Samuel Houghton, 1820-1864

Subjects:  London (England)


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6036

Title: Smart young bachelors

First Line: Here we are a dashing set, smart young bachelors

Themes:  Bachelors



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(81)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Harding B 19(25)


Ballad - Roud Number: V12963

Title: An admired song called Bochal row!

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids



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Sheet - Don. b.13(81)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad

Title: The shepherds glory: or, A pleasant song o' th shepherd swain

First Line: Now I am in a merry vein

Tune: True love rewarded with loyalty

References:

ESTC: R228554

Themes:  ReligionShepherds



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(81)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V31832

Title: A dialogue between John Bull and the czar

First Line: O did you hear the news afar

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856



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Sheet - 2806 c.17(81)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30118

Title: Corporation unanimity. A new song

First Line: Sooty Satan, o'er Liverpool flying

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)



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Sheet - Harding B 28(81)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1269

Title: Ground for the floor

First Line: I liv'd in a wood for a number of years


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the helm

First Line: In storms, when clouds obscure the sky



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Sheet - Firth c.13(81)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  Harding B 11(3401) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 535


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: Sally, and her true love Billy

First Line: 'Tis of a young sailor, from Dover he came

Themes:  Lovers reunited


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23522

Title: Red, white, and blue

First Line: O Britannia the gem of the ocean

Themes:  Naval



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 81

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1841]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9403

Title: A comic act of parliament. Or something wonderful, funny, and curious, for 1841

First Line: Since times are very queer

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Women



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Sheet - Harding B 18(81)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Horned imp.


Ballad - Roud Number: V11104

Title: The charge at Roanoke. By the Hawkins' Zouaves, Feb. 8th. 1862

First Line: Oh! see you not, yonder, the foe in his might?

Tune: Star-spangled banner

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Firth c.8(1)

Imprint Names:  Dickinson, B.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  8 p. Illustration is an engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V32964

Title: The merry campaign; or The Westminster and Green-park scuffle. A new court ballad

First Line: God prosper long our noble king!

Tune: Chevy chase

References:

ESTC: T60961






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Sheet - Harding B 31(81)

Imprint Names:  Johnson, J.H.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Ballad

Title: My Fifty-third

First Line: One summer day the first of June

Tune: Maryland, my Maryland

Authors:  Fritz, Levi J.

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - 2806 b.10(81)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15029

Title: The new Irish emigrant

First Line: Farewell dear Erin, I'm going to leave you

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 872

Title: Dick Darling the cobbler

First Line: My name is Dick Darling the cobbler

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  IrishShoemakers



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Sheet - Firth b.25(81)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: Free-mason's anthem

First Line: Come all you Free Masons that dwell around the globe

Themes:  Freemasonry


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3175

Title: The battle of Boulogne

First Line: On the second of August eighteen hundred and one

Themes:  Boulogne, battle of, 1801Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815



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Sheet - Firth c.12(81)

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Ballad - Roud Number: V33998

Title: Lady Franklin's lament

First Line: My Franklin dear long has been gone

Subjects:  Franklin, John, sir, 1786-1847



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Sheet - Harding B 14(81)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1850]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9124

Title: Another present for old John Bull

First Line: Another prince has come to town

Subjects:  Arthur, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942



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Sheet - Firth c.16(81)

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Ballad - Roud Number: V31548

Title: The queen, or the pope? The song of the British Protestant

First Line: Will Briton's sons desert the faith

Themes:  Religious controversy



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Sheet - Firth b.20(81)

Imprint Names:  Smith, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1681

Ballad - Roud Number: V3569

Title: Treason unmasqued, or Truth brought to light

First Line: Now at last the riddle is expounded

References:

ESTC: R5489

Themes:  Popish plot



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Sheet - Wood E 25(81)

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(120) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32041

Title: The plow-mans prophesie. Or The country-mans calculation

First Line: Come listen all you that to mirth are inclin'd

Tune: Cook Laurel

References:

ESTC: R181896



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Sheet - Firth c.26(81)

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  c.1850

Series Identifier: 191


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6779

Title: Merry ploughboy

First Line: One Saturday night, I remember it well

Notes:  Verse and prose


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13009

Title: Honest John Bull

First Line: Here's a health to old honest John Bull



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Sheet - Harding B 20(81)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1220


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2141

Title: John Barleycorn

First Line: John Berleycorn [sic] is a hero bold

Themes:  Beer


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6681

Title: Hand in hand we'll face the world love

First Line: Wealth, love, cannot make those kisses



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Sheet - Firth b.26(81)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth b.28(29b) but with a different third ballad.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: The good days of old Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing of good times older


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins, how do you do?

Tune: Merrily oh!

Notes:  Verse and prose


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other moru [sic]



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 81

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 462


Ballad - Roud Number: V24890

Title: Major Macpherson and Miss Lavinia Scout

First Line: Major Macpherson heav'd a sigh

Attributation: Composed by M.P. King

Authors:  King, M.P. (Matthew Peter), 1773-1823

Performers:  Bannister, John, 1760-1836

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

Themes:  Rejected suitor



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Sheet - Harding B 11(81)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1837

Title: The answer to \"Oh! cruel\"

First Line: Oh! cruel were my parents that envied our love

Notes:  Harding B 17(9a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Sailors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1836

Title: Oh! cruel

First Line: Oh! cruel were my parents to tear my love from me

Notes:  Written and sung by a gentleman, in the character of a female ballad-singer

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 12(81)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Ballad - Roud Number: V20289

Title: Poor little Mo

First Line: My name is Mo, Samuel, a poor little zhew

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Jews



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Sheet - Harding B 13(81)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1875]

Ballad - Roud Number: V16529

Title: A new song on Dr. Keneal[y] the honest supporter of the Claimant!

First Line: What rejoicing there is in country and town

Tune: Oyster-shell bonnets

Subjects:  Stoke-upon-Trent (England)Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898Kenealy, Edward Vaughan Hyde, 1819-1880

Themes:  1875Tichborne claimantParliamentary elections, Stoke-upon-Trent



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