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Sheet - Harding B 18(82)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Ballad - Roud Number: V10554

Title: Charming lovely Nell

First Line: It was down in Louisiana state

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy



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Sheet - Harding B 2(82)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Ballad - Roud Number: V1474

Title: A pleasant ballad of king Henry ii. and the miller of Mansfield

First Line: Henry our royal king would ride a hunting

References:

ESTC: T206324

Subjects:  Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189



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Sheet - Harding B 6(82)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V477

Title: The unhappy lady of Hackney

First Line: You youthful charming lady's fair

References:

ESTC: T50428

Themes:  AdulteryChildbirthCovent Garden (London, England)IncestExhumation



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Sheet - Harding B 7(82)

Imprint Names:  Wortley, J.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195133

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33168

Title: The other thing, a song, on the American rabbet, said to be lately presented to the q---, by a chief of the Catabaws

First Line: Ye farmers all, with one accord

Tune: The old woman of Grinstead

Authors:  Rolls, George

Notes:  With: Epitaph on the body of a forestaller


2nd Ballad


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Sheet - Harding B 3(82)

Imprint Names:  Innes

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Ballad - Roud Number: V16033

Title: The prodigal daughter; or the Disobedient lady reclaimed

First Line: Let every wicked graceless child attend

Themes:  RepentanceMurder



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(82b)

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1711 and 1769

Ballad - Roud Number: V7128

Title: Strephon and Cloris: or, The coy shepherd and kind shepherdess

First Line: Ah! Cloris awake

Tune: Love will find out the way

References:

ESTC: T48737

Themes:  Pastoral



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip.
Slip. Appears also in a sheet of three ballads. See Harding B 19(62)


Ballad - Roud Number: V20807

Title: I'm too fat to do it?

First Line: It is a fact I'm very stout

Tune: Mrs. Johnston



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Sheet - 2806 c.7(82)

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Slip.
Johnson Ballads 2146b is another issue.


Ballad

Title: A new song call'd William and Jane on the banks of Clyde

First Line: One fine summers morning as I went a walking

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)

Themes:  Lovers reunited



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Sheet - 2806 c.8(2)

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V26278

Title: The praises of Limerick

First Line: Farewell sweet lovely fine town

Subjects:  Limerick (Ireland)



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Sheet - Firth c.21(82)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V20728

Title: The beautiful man

First Line: When old uncle died then he left me his cash

Themes:  Dandies



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Sheet - 2806 b.11(82)

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 5804

Title: Lovely Anne

First Line: When I was young and in my prime

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)America

Themes:  Shipwreck



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(82)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Notes:  Slip.
Part of a sheet of two ballads; see 2806 c.13(45).

Series Identifier: 244


Ballad - Roud Number: V32985

Title: The drouthie chiel

First Line: The drouthie, drouthie chiel', wi' the red plooky face

Authors:  Miller, William, 1810-1872

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - 2806 c.8(82)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Slip.
Part of a sheet of four ballads; see Firth b.25(591).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a Discussion, between a Protestant boy, and a catholic girl, near Dundalk, county Louth

First Line: As I roved out one evening in the spring eime [sic] of the year

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland



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Sheet - 2806 c.18(82)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip
For the portrait of Cromwell, see National Portrait Gallery 5274, attr. Samuel Cooper, 1655.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7660

Title: The birth parentage and marriage of Dennis Bulgruddery

First Line: I was born one day when my mother was out



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Sheet - Firth c.12(82)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  Slip.
Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3546)

Series Identifier: 664


Ballad - Roud Number: 487

Title: Lament on the fate of sir J. Franklin and his crews

First Line: You tender christians I pray attend

Subjects:  Franklin, John, sir, 1786-1847



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Sheet - Firth c.13(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip.
Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3344)


Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: Sally and her true love Billy

First Line: T'is of a young sailor, from Dover he came

Themes:  Lovers reunited



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Sheet - Firth b.27(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V29241

Title: To the memory of Miss Ellen Gee, of Kew, who died in consequence of being stung in the eye

First Line: Peerless, yet hapless, maid of Q

Themes:  Alphabet



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Sheet - Firth c.16(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V8654

Title: The Marselaise hymn

First Line: Ye sons of France, awake to glory!

Authors:  Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph, 1760-1836



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(82a)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V1359

Title: The slighted father: or The unnatural son justly reclaimed

First Line: A wealthy man of late, we hear

References:

ESTC: T192566

Themes:  Cruel children



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Sheet - Firth c.18(82)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: The Belfast mountains

First Line: Twas on the Belfast mountains

Subjects:  Ireland



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Sheet - Harding B 26(82)

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1852 and 1868

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V2095

Title: The buck hunt

First Line: On the 16th of March, 1809

Themes:  Hunting



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Sheet - Firth c.22(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip

Series Identifier: 186


Ballad - Roud Number: V14312

Title: The drunkard's dream

First Line: As on my bed one night I lay

Themes:  Temperance



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Sheet - Firth c.14(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip

Series Identifier: 91


Ballad - Roud Number: V22473

Title: The massacre of four Catholic clergymen

First Line: You catholics all, both great and small

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858



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Sheet - Firth b.26(82)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: While the ladf [sic] of the village shall merri[l]y nh [sic]

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814



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Sheet - Harding B 25(82)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 2355

Title: Arthur Macbride. A new song

First Line: I had a full cousin, call'd Arthur M'Bride

Themes:  Soldiers



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