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Edition - Bod5977

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts 14 Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials

Ballad - Roud Number: V9990

Title: The Chcster [sic] garland. In four parts

First Line: A merchant of London as many report

Subjects:  IndiaRussia

Themes:  ChastityDeceptionDisguise

Harding B 3(109)

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Harding B 3(110)

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Edition - Bod18821

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 dials

Ballad - Roud Number: V6653

Title: The wandering young gentlewoman; or, Catskin

First Line: You fathers and mothers, and children also

Themes:  DisguiseCruel father

Harding B 6(41)

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Edition - Bod23550

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew street, 7 dials

Ballad - Roud Number: V19874

Title: [The jealous husband well] fitted

First Line: A hosier lived in Leiceister [sic] as I've heard many say

Themes:  DisguiseDrunkenness

Firth b.26(22)

Notes:  Cropped; lacking part of title Slip

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Edition - Bod7936

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul Printer, 18, Great St Andrew street, 7 Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2535

Title: Kiss me in the dark

First Line: Young William was a sailor a handsome roving boy

Themes:  SailorsDisguiseSeduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young femaler [sic] where ever you be

Themes:  Perjury

Firth b.34(160)

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Johnson Ballads 664

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Edition - Bod19547

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V639

Title: Butcher turned devil

First Line: Come neighbours draw near me and listen awhile

Themes:  DisguiseFrauds in trade

2nd Ballad

Title: The London merchant

First Line: Its of a rich merchant near London we hear

Themes:  MerchantsSocial statusWomen sailorsTransvestismLovers parted

Johnson Ballads 173

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