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Edition - Bod8635

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: G. Thompson printer Map and print publisher 43 Long-lane west smithfield London

Ballad - Roud Number: 24887

Title: Poor Jack

First Line: Go patter to lubbers and swabs, d'ye see

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(22)

Notes:  Slip

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Edition - Bod5094

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer, & Publisher, 177 Union Street, Boro'., S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(2618) is another issue.

Series Identifier: 43

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4618

Title: Nelly was a lady

First Line: Down on de Mississippi floating

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2836

Title: Nancy Till

First Line: Down in de cane brake, close by de mill

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.26(326)

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Edition - Bod8243

Imprint Names:  Quick, J.V.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and sold by J.V. Quick, 42, Bowling Green Lane, Clerkenwell, and at 43, Fashion Street, Spitalfields, London

Ballad - Roud Number: 2278

Title: On board of the Victory

First Line: I am a young girl whose fortune is great

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.12(222)

Notes:  Slip

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