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Edition - Bod4926

Imprint Names:  Rich, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Imprint: Published as the Act directs, by E. Rich, No. 55, Fleet- Street, Feburary 1, 1787

Notes:  An engraving

Ballad - Roud Number: V14089

Title: The politic farmer; or, a fig for taxation

First Line: A whimsical farmer in Cheshire, they say

Tune: Roast beef

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Firth b.22(f. 94)

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Edition - Bod1182

Imprint Names:  Morgan, J.Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  18--

Imprint: [1] H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick lane, Spitalfields [2] Paul Printer 18 Great Saint Andrew Stree[t] 7 Dials, And sold by J. Morgan 46 Brick Lane Spitalfields

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16508

Title: The London merchant's daugher, and her young sailor bold

First Line: Young men and maid maidens pray give attention

Tune: The banks of sweet primroses

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1402

Title: The beautiful muff

First Line: A buxom young damsel on a cold winter's night

Tune: Dumble down deary

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 640 is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Firth b.34(168)

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