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Edition - Bod17222

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 5787

Title: The young soldier's letter to his sweethea[rt]

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

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 19(21a)

Notes:  Slip

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 - Bod17241

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Carnell (1979); F19 for imprint attribution


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2377

Title: M'Kenna's dream

First Line: One night of late, I chanced to stray, all in the pleasant month of May

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd 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:  IndiaIreland

Themes:  Soldiers

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 - Bod20163

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Carnell (1979): F19 for imprint attribution


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 9632

Title: The true-lover's trip o'er the mountain

First Line: One night as the moon luminated the sky

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2377

Title: M'Kenna's dream

First Line: One night of late, I chanced to stray, all in the pleasant month of May

Themes:  Ireland

3rd 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:  IndiaIreland

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 19(92)

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Edition - Bod5044

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(300) 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

Firth c.14(146)

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Harding B 11(301)

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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 - Bod12022

Imprint Names:  Moss

Imprint Locations:  Doncaster

Imprint: Moss, Printer, Doncaster


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33052

Title: Battle in India

First Line: Attend you British heroes of every degree

Subjects:  Sale, Robert Henry, Sir, 1782-1845Gough, Hugh, Sir, 1779-1869Hardinge, Henry Hardinge, Viscount, 1785-1856

Themes:  Sikh War, 1845-46

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V937

Title: O let me like a soldier fall

First Line: O let me like a soldier fall

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(178)

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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 - 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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