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Edition - Bod8502

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 894


Ballad - Roud Number: V7049

Title: Great naval action between the Kearsarge, and the Alabama

First Line: Come all you gallant hero's [sic]

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Politics and government - 19th centuryAlabama (Ship)Kearsarge (Man-of-war)

Firth c.12(76)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7070

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew stre[et] 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: [John] Anderson my Joe

First Line: [John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V934

Title: Oh, come to me and pay your rent, a parody on \"Come to me when day lignt [sic] sets\"

First Line: Oh come to me and pay your rent

Themes:  Rent collecting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing sergeant

First Line: If I had a beau for a soldier would go

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The parting kiss

First Line: On Baltic billows rode my ship

Themes:  SailorsNaval

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  PatriotismPolitics and government - 19th century

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V11022

Title: The humble roof

First Line: When first this humble roof

Themes:  WealthSocial status

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love tha[t] makes the world go round

Firth b.26(26)

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Edition - Bod8501

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1864

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box 6 St [Andrew's lane, Glasgow] ... Saturday Morning, Sept. 10, 1864


Ballad - Roud Number: V7050

Title: The bully little Alabama

First Line: 'Tis of a hero the minstrel sings

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865Politics and government - 19th centuryAlabama (Ship)Kearsarge (Man-of-war)

Firth c.12(75)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod14598

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1841]

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: Wreck of the ship Reform, commanded by commodore Russell

First Line: Loud roared the dreadful thunder

Tune: Bay of Biscay

Subjects:  Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryTariffs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12391

Title: The dark Corsair

First Line: The rover rides on the stormy sea

Harding B 14(335)

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Edition - Bod10502

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1873]

Notes:  2806 c.16(114) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 835


1st Ballad

Title: Wreck of the Northfleet; or, Farewell dear wife, dearer than life

First Line: A braver man that [sic] Captain Knowles ne'er set a ship in motion

Performers:  Torr, Sam, 1846-1899

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17307

Title: The waxwork show!

First Line: While walking out the other night, not knowing where to go

Performers:  Oliver, Will, 1853-1916

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896Plimsoll, Samuel, 1824-1898Sherbrooke, Robert Lowe, Viscount, 1811-1892

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryWaxworks

Harding B 11(4330)

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Harding B 13(244)

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Edition - Bod16100

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 11(4330) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 835


1st Ballad

Title: Wreck of the Northfleet; or Farewell dear wiff [sic], dearer than life

First Line: A braver man that [sic] captain Knowles ne'er set a ship in motion

Performers:  Torr, Sam, 1846-1899

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17307

Title: The waxwork show!

First Line: While walking out the other night, not knowing where to go

Performers:  Oliver, Will, 1853-1916

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896Plimsoll, Samuel, 1824-1898Sherbrooke, Robert Lowe, Viscount, 1811-1892

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryWaxworks

2806 c.16(114)

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