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Edition - Bod5236

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and 3old [sic] by J Pitts Great st. [A]ndrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V31980

Title: The fighting day

First Line: My friend your kind attentention [sic] lend

Themes:  DrunkennessDomestic violence

Firth b.26(20)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.22(77)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(95a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23455

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(996) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10573

Title: The drunkard reformed. Answer to the \"Wife's dream\"

First Line: So, I've caught you brother Dermot -- nay do not run away

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14941

Title: My mother's customs

First Line: Come hither bring the scrubbing-brush, and chuck away the slops

Themes:  Drinking - womenDomestic economyHousework

Firth b.26(205)

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Edition - Bod7121

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Rial & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(4207) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 10918

Title: The wife's dream

First Line: Now tell me, Mary, how is it that you can look so gay

Themes:  DrunkennessMarriage - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: The sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion, take up your arms

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(1367) but under a different imprint

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Naval

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 104

Title: Henry Martin

First Line: There were three brothers in merry Scotland

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Harding B 11(1367) but under a different imprint

Themes:  Piracy

Firth b.26(253)

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Edition - Bod7446

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12415

Title: Her bright smiles haunt me still

First Line: 'Tis years since last we met

Authors:  Carpenter, Joseph Edwards, 1813-1885

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9093

Title: I'll deck my brow with flowers

First Line: I'll deck my brow with flowers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V14318

Title: The drunkard's confession

First Line: I've drunk away my precious time

Themes:  Drunkenness

Firth b.28(16)

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Harding B 11(1523)

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