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Edition - Bod21317

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  See 2806 c.13(145)

Series Identifier: 23

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12887

Title: Old Adam was a gentleman

First Line: Old Adam was the first man born, that every body knows

Themes:  Adam (Biblical figure)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: Farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Notes:  Variation of: The lucky factory boy

Themes:  FarmersAgricultural laborers

2806 c.13(179)

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Edition - Bod11511

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, (late J. Russell,) Printer, 23, Moor street, Birmingham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6544

Title: The farmer's son

First Line: Good people give attention while I do sing in praise

Themes:  Agricultural laborersEconomy and tradeLandlords

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4994

Title: I'll not beguile thee from thy home

First Line: I'll nor [sic] beguile thee from thy home

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15651

Title: Woman

First Line: Shall I wasting in dispair [sic]

Authors:  Wither, G.

Performers:  Phillips, Henry, 1801-1876

Themes:  Women

Harding B 11(1165)

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