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Edition - Bod12201

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Henry Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5787

Title: The soldier's letter to his sweetheart!

First Line: Farewell my dearest Mary, for India I am bound

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SoldiersDrunkennessLetter-writing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23216

Title: The loom and the lathe

First Line: Like most other men who've been knocking about

Themes:  Social statusProfessions

Harding B 11(3578)

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Edition - Bod8599

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'

Series Identifier: 338


Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester lass

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writing

Firth c.13(179)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21701

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Slip. Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(92)


Ballad - Roud Number: 5787

Title: The young soldier's farewell to his sweetheart

First Line: Farewell, my dearest Mary, for India I am bound

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writing

2806 c.15(26)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.14(137)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.14(138)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5211

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6 Gt. St. Andrew Sreet [sic], Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Johnson Ballads 974. Harding B 25(1639) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester lass

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writing

Firth c.13(180)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5606

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: A. Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8179

Title: Annie Laurie

First Line: Maxwalton [sic] braes are bonne [sic]

Authors:  Scott, Alicia Anne, Lady John, 1810-1900

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1158

Title: The Rochester [lass]

First Line: In Rochester city a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writingPress-gangs

Firth b.26(216)


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Edition - Bod12577

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 938


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3003

Title: The soldier's letter to his parents

First Line: Dear parents I do write, though I'm weeping day an[d] night

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V803

Title: Bear it like a man

First Line: I gaily sing from day to day

Harding B 11(3579)

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Edition - Bod12625

Imprint Names:  Shelmerdine, W.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1800 and 1849

Imprint: W. Shelmerdine & Co. printers, Deansgate Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21321

Title: Nancy. In answer to the Sailor's journal

First Line: One sweet May morn in Woodley dale

Subjects:  Chester (England)

Themes:  Countryman in London

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30110

Title: Liverpool lass

First Line: In Liverpool town a young damsel did dwell

Subjects:  IndiaLiverpool (England)

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writingPress-gangs

Harding B 11(2594)

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