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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5407

Titles:
Flora Bell

First Lines:
In Maryland I had a farm

Subjects:
Maryland (U.S.A.)

Themes:
African Americans
Slavery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2009

Titles:
Lines written on the most dreadful fire that broke out in Chicago in America

First Lines:
You simpathising [sic] Chrrstians [sic] I pray yov'l [sic] listen uuto [sic] me

Subjects:
Chicago (U.S.A.)

Themes:
Fire

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1629

Titles:
The poor Irish stranger
Irish stranger
Irish stranger, or, Joys that are gone
Poor Irish stranger, or Joys that are gone
The fate of the poor Irish stranger
The Irish stranger

First Lines:
O pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger
Pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger
O pity the fate of a poor wret[c]hed stranger
O pity the fate of a poor wretched creature
Oh pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger
O, pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger
O pity the fate of a poor wretched stranger

Subjects:
U.S.A
Ireland

Themes:
Irish exiles
Land tenure - Ireland
Home Rule - Ireland
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4623

Titles:
Answer to Nelly Gray

First Lines:
I once lived in a cabin on the old Kentucky shore

Subjects:
Kentucky (U.S.A.)

Edition - Bod5754

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E. and at 83, White Cross-street, St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 235


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4623

Title: Answer to Nelly Gray

First Line: I once lived in a cabin on the old Kentucky shore

Notes:  See Harding B 11(20), \"Mary Blane,\" for a similar story

Subjects:  Kentucky (U.S.A.)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V466

Title: Toby Philpot

First Line: Dear Tom, this brown jug, which now foams with mild ale

Themes:  Drinking

Firth c.22(16)

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Harding B 11(79)

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Edition - Bod2290

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britain first at Heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7811

Title: Peter Gray

First Line: My song is of a nice young man

Subjects:  Pennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Harding B 11(3365)

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Edition - Bod11553

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach\" Press by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wretched creature

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - Ireland

Harding B 11(1241)

Notes:  Cropped at top; illustrations cropped


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Edition - Bod11578

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: Follow the drum

First Line: 'Twas in the merry month of May

Themes:  SoldiersTradesmenRecruiting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor wret[c]hed stranger

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A

Themes:  Emigration - IrishLand tenure - IrelandIrish exiles

Harding B 11(1240)

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Edition - Bod12387

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1049


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12610

Title: A decision between Tom and Mary about household matters

First Line: He. Dear wife, I'm going out to night, and I want from you

Themes:  Money

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5407

Title: Flora Bell

First Line: In Maryland I had a farm

Subjects:  Maryland (U.S.A.)

Themes:  SlaveryAfrican Americans

Harding B 11(902)

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Edition - Bod17495

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A new song called Kenedey's letter

First Line: Draw near now ye sons and ye daughters of Erin

Subjects:  IrelandU.S.A.

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 25(37)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20963

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton printer 56 Cooke Street Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V2009

Title: Lines written on the most dreadful fire that broke out in Chicago in America

First Line: You simpathising [sic] Chrrstians [sic] I pray yov'l [sic] listen uuto [sic] me

Authors:  Cronan, Jeremiah

Subjects:  Chicago (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Fire

2806 b.9(102)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.7(11)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.9(54)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(370)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2134a

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2135b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2136b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2141b

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3231

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7811

Titles:
Peter Gray

First Lines:
My song is of a nice young man

Subjects:
Ohio River (U.S.A.)
Pennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Themes:
Indians of North America

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4883

Titles:
Nelly Gray; or, Farewell to old Kentucky shore
Nelly Gray

First Lines:
I often dream of Nelly gray
I often dream of Nelly Gray
On a lone green valley near my old Kentucky shore
There's a lone green valley on the old Kentuc[ky] hoees [sic]
It's of an old green valley, on the old Kentucky shore
In a lone green valley by the old Kentucky shore

Subjects:
Georgia (U.S.A.)
Kentucky (U.S.A.)

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy

Edition - Bod2071

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(2993) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 253


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7811

Title: Peter Gray

First Line: My song is of a nice young man

Subjects:  Pennsylvania (U.S.A.)Ohio River (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Indians of North America

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V938

Title: Ilen oge! Or, Savourneen dheelish

First Line: The moments were sad when my love and I parted

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(215)

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Edition - Bod7765

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 171

Title: Young Ramble Away

First Line: As I was agoing to Birmingham fair

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: On a lone green valley near my old Kentucky shore

Subjects:  Kentucky (U.S.A.)Georgia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth b.27(7)

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Firth c.18(289)

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Harding B 11(4386)

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Edition - Bod574

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V7334

Title: The American sailor

First Line: As I walk'd out one May morning I met a fair maid by the way

Subjects:  Belfast (Ireland)U.S.A.

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 25(44)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12627

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer 2, Monmouth-court 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2595A) is another issue Johnson Ballads 238 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3414

Title: The Nancy

First Line: Mayhap you've heard that as dear as our lives

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: The servant boy

First Line: You lovers all both great and small attend unto my theme

Subjects:  IrelandPhiladelphia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Social statusEmigration

Harding B 11(2595)

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Johnson Ballads 239

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Edition - Bod7321

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, Printer [sic], 82, Digbeth


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: Croppy Boy

First Line: It was early fn [sic] the spring

Themes:  Land tenure - IrelandAgrarian disturbances - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was walking through the contey [sic] of Cavan

Subjects:  IrelandPennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration

Firth b.26(45)

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Edition - Bod10475

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love. Being a copy of verse written by a young lady, who drowned herself in the river Humber

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw ne[ar]

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 267

Title: Young Riley

First Line: As I was going through the county of Cavon

Subjects:  IrelandPennsylvania (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 11(1049)

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Edition - Bod10526

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 346


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: Servant boy

First Line: You lovers all both great and small and listen to my theme

Subjects:  IrelandPhiladelphia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Social statusEmigrationServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: The happy muleteer

First Line: O'er mountains steep, through vallies roaming

Themes:  Muleteers

Harding B 11(1471)

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Edition - Bod23987

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2595A) is another issue Johnson Ballads 239 is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3414

Title: The Nancy

First Line: Mayhap you've heard that as dear as our lives

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: The servant boy

First Line: You [l]overs all both great and small attend unto my theme

Subjects:  IrelandPhiladelphia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Social statusEmigration

Johnson Ballads 238

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1699

Titles:
The gallant female sailor
Gallant female sailor

First Lines:
Good people give attention, and listen to my song
Good people give attention and listen to my song

Subjects:
New York (U.S.A.)
Gloucestershire (England)

Themes:
Women sailors
1835

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7334

Titles:
The American sailor

First Lines:
As I walked out one morning, I met a fair maid by the way
As I walk'd out one May morning I met a fair maid by the way

Subjects:
Belfast (Ireland)
U.S.A.
North America

Themes:
Sailors
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1910

Titles:
Servant boy
The servant boy
The happy muleteer

First Lines:
You [l]overs all both great and small attend unto my theme
O'er mountains steep, through vallies roaming
You lovers all both great and small, attend unto my theme
You lovers all both great and small attend unto my theme
You lovers all both great and small and listen to my theme

Subjects:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia (U.S.A.)
Ireland

Themes:
Emigration
Muleteers
Social status
Servants
Farmers

Edition - Bod6665

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Imprint: Henson, Printer, &c., Lower end of Bridge street, Northampton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1699

Title: Gallant female sailor

First Line: Good people give attention and listen to my song

Subjects:  Gloucestershire (England)New York (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Women sailors1835

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24421

Title: Jolly mortals fill your glasses

First Line: Jolly mortals, fill your glasses!

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.25(323)

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Firth c.13(308)

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Harding B 11(1279)

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Johnson Ballads 3370

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