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Edition - Bod809

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] and Co., 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2084) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21103

Title: The late India war

First Line: Good people all of each degree both high and low draw near

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22249

Title: The maids of merry England

First Line: O the maids of merry England, so beautiful and fair

Harding B 11(2083)

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Johnson Ballads 1099

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Edition - Bod463

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With: A letter to the person who writes Benevolence [from] Aminadab Hotspur


Ballad - Roud Number: V30728

Title: A new song

First Line: From India late a nabob came

Tune: There was a jovial miller liv'd on the river Dee

Notes:  Verse and prose

Johnson Ballads fol. 416

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Edition - Bod10850

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts 6, Great st, An-drew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy. Or Fair Susan's overthrow

First Line: Beautiful virgins of birth and breeding

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

Harding B 1(59)

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Johnson Ballads 947

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Edition - Bod9003

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: Rial, Printer MonmouthCrt [sic], Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V30354

Title: The fall of Delhi

First Line: Proud Delhi at last has been taken

Tune: Red, white, and Blue

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(83)

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Johnson Ballads 1089

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Edition - Bod15370

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3367

Title: I'll stay for my Jack and he'll wed me

First Line: From England to India when Jack last set sail

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.12(197)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(135b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 867

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5047

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer Publisher, 177, Union-st., Boro'

Notes:  Harding B 11(301) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 551


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 660

Title: The blackbird and thrush

First Line: How pleasant and delightful is the bright summer's morn

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7423

Title: The old arbour tree

First Line: 'Neath a tree by the margin of a woodland

Themes:  Indians of North America

Harding B 11(300)

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Johnson Ballads 1161

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Edition - Bod6124

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J, Pitts, wholesale Toy and marble warhouse [sic] e [sic], Great St. Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 25(1756) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8801

Title: Shamrock shore

First Line: You curious searchers of each nation

Subjects:  Ulysses (fictional character)IrelandIndia

Themes:  WomenProstitutionCommerceWarSailors

Firth b.34(265)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(280a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3034

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6746

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Imprint: Henson, Printer, &c., Lower End of Bridge Street, Northampton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester lass

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  IndiaRochester (England)

Themes:  SailorsPress-gangs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gaily the troubadour

First Line: Gaily the troubadour touch'd his guitar

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Firth b.25(403)

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Harding B 11(3302)

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Johnson Ballads 1974F

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Edition - Bod11703

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 62


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3572

Title: The battle and the breeze

First Line: To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Subjects:  IndiaWest Indies

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 17497

Title: Speak of a man as you find him

First Line: Oh speak of a man as you find him

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13771

Title: The gipsy's tent

First Line: Our fire on the turf and tent 'neath the tree

Themes:  Gipsies

Harding B 11(175)

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Johnson Ballads 1566

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1566 is a photocopy


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Johnson d.1773(p. 142v)

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Edition - Bod19306

Imprint Names:  Lloyd, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1814]

Imprint: Printed for Edmund Lloyd, Harley Street, Cavendish Square


Ballad - Roud Number: V6572

Title: Ode to be sung at the dinner given by the gentlemen from India to field marshall the duke of Wellington, K.G. Monday, July 11, 1814

First Line: Victor of Assaye's eastern plain

Attributation: The music by Sir J. Stevenson

Authors:  Stevenson, J., Sir

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Johnson Ballads 1293

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Edition - Bod7059

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Riall and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials

Notes:  The same setting of type appears at Harding B 11(181) under a different imprint.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13856

Title: Jeannot's answer to Jeannette

First Line: Cheer up, cheer up, my own Jeannette, tho' far away I go

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7191

Title: The deep deep sea

First Line: Oh come with me my love

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17360

Title: The Indian maid

First Line: Oh! this was the cot of the Indian maid

Subjects:  India

Firth b.26(222)

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Johnson Ballads 1095

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Edition - Bod1841

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 735 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13403

Title: She's down in the village a waiting for me

First Line: They tell us that Venus arose from the sea

Themes:  Mythology, classical

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: The merry little soldier

First Line: [I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:  India

Themes:  MilitarySoldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land far over wave, a pilgrim I am roaming

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's failed in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:  Rejected suitor

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 7759

Title: Why are you wandering here I pray?

First Line: Why are you wandering her[e] I pray?

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre

Themes:  SeductionRural society

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant trobadour [sic]

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for [fame]

7th Ballad

Title: The queen of May

First Line: When the winter is gone and [the summer] is come

Themes:  Rural societyMay day

Firth b.26(143)

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Harding B 11(299)

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Johnson Ballads 733

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Johnson Ballads 734

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