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Sheet - 2806 b.10(52)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 553


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V582

Title: Duffy's advice

First Line: You sons of Granua that wander through Britannia

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming



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Sheet - Don. b.13(52)

Imprint Names:  Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1682 and 1703

Ballad - Roud Number: V23728

Title: The London cuckold: or, An antient citizens head well fitted with a flourishing pair of fashionable horns, by his buxome young wife

First Line: A trades-man hearing of the story

Tune: O mother! Roger

References:

ESTC: R221373

Themes:  CuckoldryArmyWar



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 148

Title: Banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: It's of a farmers' daughter so beautifull I'm told

Themes:  InheritanceMurderCourtship - difference in social statusPress-gangs



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Sheet - Harding B 28(52)

Imprint Names:  Dean, J.

Imprint Locations:  Congleton

Date  c.1820

Notes:  Harding B 28(95) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V466

Title: Song in the Poor soldier

First Line: Dear sir, this brown jug that now foams with mild ale

Themes:  Drinking


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13565

Title: The wandering sailor

First Line: The wandering sailor ploughs the main

Authors:  Andrews, M.P.Arnold, Dr.

Notes:  For the authorship, see Thomas Dibdin, edition., Dibdin's Sea Songs (1841).

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 18(52)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Ship (variant). With additional scenes of firemen and soldiers on parade.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21130

Title: Bonaparte's farewell

First Line: Farewell to the land, where the gloom of my glory

Tune: Captain O'Kean

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



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Sheet - Wood 402(51, 52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 892

Title: The merchants daughter of Bristow

First Line: Behold the touchstone of true loe [sic]

Tune: Maiden's joy

References:

ESTC: S91215

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors



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Sheet - Harding B 31(52)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Clown.


Ballad - Roud Number: V13360

Title: The old Union wagon

First Line: The eagle of Columbia, in majesty and pride

Tune: Wait for the wagon

Authors:  Gay, James D.

Subjects:  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Harding B 12(52)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Notes:  An engraving. Harding B 21(36) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3543

Title: The light of the moon

First Line: The day is departed and round from the cloud



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Sheet - Harding B 7(52)

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Notes:  Firth c.22(75) is another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V5521

Title: The gin-shop; or a Peep into a prison

First Line: Look through the land from north to south

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T195114

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(52)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(1258) is another edition. Harding B 11(1258) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 797


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1084

Title: Free & easy still

First Line: I'm the lad that's free and easy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12605

Title: Merry Tom

First Line: In Stapleton parish my own 'Merry farmer'

Themes:  Horse-racing



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Sheet - Firth c.12(52)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1032

Title: Death of Parker

First Line: Ye gods above protect the widow

Notes:  Harding B 16(72c) is another impression of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Parker, Richard, 1767-1797

Themes:  NavalMutiny at the Nore, 1797


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3571

Title: Battle of the Nile

First Line: Arise, arise, Britannia's sons, arise

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  NavalNile, Battle of the, 1798



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Sheet - Wood E 25(52)

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Ballad - Roud Number: V2861

Title: A looking-glass for drunkards: or The good-fellows folly

First Line: Drunkards how dare ye boast of your hard drinking?

Tune: Fie, Dutchmen, fie

References:

ESTC: R180141

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 200


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The true-born Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: Gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868



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Sheet - Firth c.26(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 857


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1577

Title: Wake up Hodge

First Line: While working down at farmer Hodge

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborersUnions


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4105

Title: Noah's ark

First Line: Oh, Mr. Noah, he built once an ark

Themes:  Noah's ark



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Sheet - Harding B 4(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The crafty lover; or The lawyer-out-witted

First Line: Of a rich counsellor I write

Tune: I'll love thee more and more

References:

ESTC: T34370

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesLove, pleasant



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 52

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 49 is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1514

Title: God save the king!

First Line: God save great George our king!


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1765

Title: The parson's clerk!

First Line: Near Moorfields is a house of prayer

Themes:  Church-going


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V683

Title: Fanny in the grove

First Line: Fanny was in the grove


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8188

Title: Love and glory

First Line: Young Henry was as brave a youth

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blythest lad

Subjects:  Scotland


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear



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Sheet - Harding B 1(52)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 346 is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V9989

Title: The Berkshire lady. In four parts

First Line: Batchelors of ev'ry station

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Harding B 10(52)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Notes:  An engraving

Series Identifier: 475


Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: Oh did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Performers:  Incledon, Charles Benjamin, 1763-1826



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Sheet - Harding B 13(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1851]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15318

Title: Uncle Ned's visit to the Exhibition

First Line: Come all you buxom swells

Themes:  Great exhibition, 1851



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Sheet - Harding B 14(52)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Ballad - Roud Number: V8982

Title: Time and care

First Line: Gay Bacchus one evening inviting his friends

Tune: Once the gods of the Greeks

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

References:

ESTC: T196504

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Harding B 27(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10061

Title: A new song called The friend to the people

First Line: Come all you good people I pray give attention

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliament - Reform, 1832Parliamentary elections, Scotland


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15495

Title: The tailor's boy

First Line: A tailor's boy went out one night some candles for to bring

Themes:  Adultery



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Sheet - Harding B 2(52)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V259

Title: The Leeds tragedy; or, The bloody brother

First Line: Good Christian people all I pray

Themes:  IncestMurder



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Sheet - Harding B 6(52)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V9003

Title: The doating mother's garland

First Line: You gallants of London I pray draw near awhile

Themes:  WomenWidowsHeiressesWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Harding B 3(52)

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Ballad - Roud Number: 3982

Title: Robin Hood and the jolly tinker

First Line: In summer-time when leaves grow green

Tune: In summer time

References:

ESTC: T169277

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)



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Sheet - Harding B 5(2)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 5625

Title: Bonny Maggie Lauther

First Line: There liv'd a lass into this town

References:

ESTC: T192477

Themes:  PregnancyBarbers



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