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Edition - Bod3860

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in sheets of three ballads; see 2806 b.9(267) and Harding B 19(9).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1166

Title: General Munroe

First Line: My name is George Campbell - at the age 16

Subjects:  Munro, Henry, 1768-1798

2806 c.15(185)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21532

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in sheets of three ballads; see 2806 b.9(267) and Harding B 19(9).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1531

Title: The rambler from Clare

First Line: The first of my courtship that ever was known

2806 c.15(184)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1404

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, Glasgow

Series Identifier: 159


Ballad - Roud Number: V4673

Title: The sea!

First Line: The sea! the sea! the open sea!

Themes:  Naval

2806 c.13(251)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.14(74)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.12(418)

Notes:  Firth c.12(418); Imperfect: imprint cropped. Slip


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Edition - Bod504

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, 9 King Street, (City,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V281

Title: The bold Benecia boy!

First Line: Attend you sons of Erin

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 c.15(285)

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Edition - Bod17945

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  2806 b.9(91) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: 9520

Title: The jacket green

First Line: When I was a maiden fair and young

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Fenians

2806 c.7(38)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(285)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2124b

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod20941

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 9 [sic], Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5424

Title: Widow Mahoney

First Line: Och love it is murther

Themes:  Rejected suitor

2806 b.11(79)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(306c)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(336b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21112

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Notes:  Slip. 2806 b.9(143) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V880

Title: Burke's farewell

First Line: Farewell to the land of my birth and adoption

Themes:  Fenians

2806 b.9(197)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21174

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1865

Imprint: the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, Sept. 9, 1865.


Ballad - Roud Number: 5973

Title: O mither! ony body

First Line: O mither, ony body!

Tune: Sir Alexander McDonald's reel

2806 c.11(180)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod21556

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see 2806 b.9(226).


Ballad - Roud Number: 2185

Title: The Enniskillen dragoon

First Line: A beautiful damsel of fame and renown

2806 c.15(124)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21755

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V20238

Title: The Slaney side

First Line: I am a noble hero

2806 c.15(330)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22064

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads. See 2806 b.9(230)


Ballad - Roud Number: V534

Title: The shepherd's daughter

First Line: In the cool shade of evening

2806 c.15(132)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod22197

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed & Sold by James Lindsay, Stationer, 9, King Street, Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V3782

Title: The bonnie breast-knots

First Line: Hey the bonnie, ho the bonnie

Themes:  Marriage

2806 c.14(143)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23091

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Notes:  Slip. 2806 b.9(197) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V880

Title: Burke's farewell

First Line: Farewell to the land of my birth and adoption

Themes:  Fenians

2806 b.9(143)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(184)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3745

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three ballads. See 2806 b.9(257) and 2806 b.9(275). See Peter Carnell (1979): F26(E) for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father, or The affectionate lover

First Line: 'Twas of a damsel both fair and handsome

2806 c.15(165)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3746

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of three ballads; see 2806 b.9(257) and 2806 b.9(275). See Peter Carnell (1979): F26(D) for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 266

Title: The banks of Claudy

First Line: As I roved out one morning all in the monh [sic] of May

2806 c.15(164)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod21989

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  See 2806 b.9(244) Slip. Appears also in sheets of two ballads. See 2806 b.9(244) and Harding B 19(78)


Ballad - Roud Number: V28469

Title: The ship Niagara

First Line: Hail! stately Niagara, pride of the sea

Themes:  Atlantic cable

2806 c.15(19)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4964

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  [1869]

Notes:  2806 b.9(89) is another issue.


Ballad

Title: A new song on the pasing [sic] the Church bill

First Line: You sons and fair daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Church of Ireland - Establishment and disestablishment

2806 b.9(110)

Notes:  Slip.


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2806 b.9(217)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 26(501)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 2094b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2130a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2137b

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 2230a

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3233

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1329

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, 9 King street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow

Series Identifier: 86


Ballad - Roud Number: 7064

Title: The poor drunkard's child

First Line: In taking of my walks on a cold winter's day

Themes:  Drunkenness

2806 c.13(292)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 15(242a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1341

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow

Series Identifier: 252


Ballad - Roud Number: V7423

Title: The first bawbee

First Line: Oh, nane I trow, on a' the earth

Tune: Comin' through the rye

Themes:  Money

2806 c.14(30)

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Firth b.25(534)

Notes:  Firth b.25(534); Imperfect: imprint mutilated.


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Edition - Bod1354

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lidsay [sic], Printer & Wholesale Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V7227

Title: Black eyed Susiannah

First Line: I've been to the east, I've been to the west

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2806 c.13(28)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth b.27(389)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1364

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, Stationer, 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V8815

Title: The publicans' lament

First Line: Come round me all people, attend to my ditty

Tune: Molly M'Kay

Themes:  Drinking

2806 c.14(101)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1371

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: 713

Title: Mary's dream

First Line: The moon had climb'd the highest hill

Authors:  Lowe, John

Themes:  GhostsShipwreck

2806 c.14(166)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1565

Imprint Names:  Walker, J.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  18--

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 9


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21861

Title: How happy the soldier

First Line: How happy the soldier who lives on his pay

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.16(102)

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Harding B 11(3406)

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Edition - Bod1601

Imprint Names:  Wheeler

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1827 and 1847

Imprint: Wheeler Printer, No, 9, Whittle Street Manchester. Sold by J. Livsey, Hanover-st. -- Shops supplied


Ballad - Roud Number: V2164

Title: What man would be without a woman

First Line: Though much is said and sung about a woman's tongue

Themes:  Women

2806 c.16*(49)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1607

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: 920

Title: Johnny Gallagher

First Line: As I was going to Newry one day

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

2806 c.15(311)

Notes:  Slip


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