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Edition - Bod3475

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Watehouse [sic] 6, Great st Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: Cruel father or The maiden's complaint

First Line: Awake, awake, you drowsy sleeper

Themes:  Letter-writingPress-gangsCruel parents

Harding B 25(452)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20801

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 1020

Title: Grageral Macgree

First Line: I am a fond lover that is sorely opprest

Themes:  Letter-writingLovers parted

2806 b.11(192)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(117a)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 843

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1989

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad

Title: The London merchant

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

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusMerchantsWomen sailorsTransvestismMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3046

Title: The red haired man's wife. A new song

First Line: Ye muses nine combine and lend me your aid

Themes:  Rejected suitorLetter-writingRed hair

Harding B 11(2188)

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Edition - Bod5211

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6 Gt. St. Andrew Sreet [sic], Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Johnson Ballads 974. Harding B 25(1639) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester lass

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writing

Firth c.13(180)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5835

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20452

Title: Off she goes

First Line: Oh! this love tormenting god

Themes:  Letter-writingMusiciansConcerts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1266

Title: The fatal Ramilies

First Line: You soldiers and seamen draw near and attend

Themes:  Shipwreck, 17601760Ramillies, ship

Harding B 11(2772)

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Edition - Bod11817

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: The heart that can feel for another

First Line: Jack Stedfast and I were both messmates at sea

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V462

Title: Tom Halliard

First Line: Now the rage of battle's ended

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writing

Harding B 11(1516)

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Edition - Bod8557

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham road

Series Identifier: 520


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8725

Title: Mother would comfort me

First Line: I wounded and sorrowful, far from my home

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.16(184) but with a different third ballad

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3002

Title: Soldier's letter

First Line: Dear parents, I do write, though I weep day & night

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in 2806 c.16(184) but with a different third ballad

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20679

Title: Judy Mc.Carty

First Line: Come all my hearty roving blades

Firth c.14(219)

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Edition - Bod9716

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew's Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 986

Title: Cupid the pretty plough-boy

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural societyLetter-writingCourtship - difference in social status

Firth c.18(169)

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Edition - Bod11393

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V144

Title: The archer boy

First Line: Oh, blame him not, the archer boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12733

Title: Nan of the valley

First Line: 'Twas down by yon grove where the sweet violets grow

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 948

Title: The unkind shepherdess

First Line: I'll spread these green branches all over her young

Notes:  Harding B 25(1975) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Letter-writingServantsShepherds

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: I love thee night and day love

First Line: Be mine dear maid the faithful heart

Harding B 11(101)

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Johnson Ballads 716

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Edition - Bod13954

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew's Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 986

Title: Cupid the pretty plough-boy

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

Themes:  Letter-writingCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met, 'twas in a crowd

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel mother

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V468

Title: Poor Tom

First Line: Then farewell my trim built wherry

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Wherrymen

Harding B 11(772)

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