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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7110

Titles:
A new version of Old Rosin the beau!

First Lines:
I'm a yankee just come from Kentucky

Themes:
Americans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 987

Titles:
The green mossy banks of the Lee [sic]
Green mossy banks of the Lea
The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Lines:
When I first came to this country a stranger
When first in this country a stranger
[W]hen first in this country a stranger

Subjects:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:
Americans - England

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1081

Titles:
American stranger
American stranger!
The American stranger
America [sic] stranger

First Lines:
I am a stranger in this country, from America I came
I am a stranger in this country from America I came
I'm a stranger in this country, from America I came
I am a stranger in this country
I am a poor stranger, from America I came

Themes:
Americans - England

Edition - Bod2440

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned's ghost

First Line: You've heard of a nigger, they call'd Uncle Ned

Themes:  African Americans

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V303

Title: The Caledonian maid

First Line: Oh, say ye virgins, have you seen

Subjects:  Scotland

Harding B 11(3930)

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Johnson Ballads 1458

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Johnson Ballads 1459

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Johnson Ballads 1460

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Johnson Ballads 1461

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Johnson Ballads 1462

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Johnson Ballads 1463

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Edition - Bod11741

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1935

Title: The maid of the mountain

First Line: I've a home on the mountain

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: The angel's whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping, its mother was weeping

Harding B 11(1427)

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Edition - Bod12009

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and sold by James Catnach, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17298

Title: I love but thee

First Line: [I]f after all you still will doubt and fear me

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

Harding B 11(1640)

Notes:  Printed on tinted paper.


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Edition - Bod13015

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, 21, Moor- street, Birmingham

Notes:  Harding B 11(2224) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5241

Title: Lovely Jane of Devonshire

First Line: There was a blooming maiden the truth I will declare

Tune: Irish Molly

Subjects:  Devonshire (England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

Johnson Ballads 1400

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Edition - Bod7361

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 5


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V349

Title: Child of good-nature

First Line: When day was scarcely dawning

Firth b.26(498)

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Harding B 11(1428)

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Johnson Ballads 1604

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1604 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy.


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Johnson d.1773(p. 252v)

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Edition - Bod7429

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: After many roving years

Firth b.26(65)

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Harding B 11(1422)

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Johnson Ballads 652

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Johnson Ballads 653

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Edition - Bod9839

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 1081

Title: American stranger!

First Line: I am a stranger in this country

Themes:  Americans - England

Firth c.18(242)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9941

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When I first came to this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

Firth c.18(86)

Notes:  Imprint cropped off Slip


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Edition - Bod16028

Imprint Names:  Bishop

Imprint Locations:  Taunton

Imprint: Bishop, Printer, Taunton


Ballad - Roud Number: 1081

Title: The stranger

First Line: I'm a stranger in this country

Themes:  EmigrationAmericans

Harding B 25(1845)

Notes:  Slip


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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: 967

Titles:
Paul Jones the pirate. A new song
Paul Jones

First Lines:
An American frigate, called the Richard by name
An American frigate, called Richard by name
An American frigate, call'd the Rachel by name
An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name
An American frigate, called the Rachael by name
A noble fine frigate, called Percy by name

Subjects:
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

Themes:
American Revolution, 1775-1783

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2172

Titles:
Kitty, the cat's-meat woman

First Lines:
To tell a tale is my intent

Themes:
African Americans
Paternity
Adultery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4871

Titles:
Uncle Ned's ghost
Uncle Neds ghost

First Lines:
You have heard of a nigger they call'd Uncle Ned
You have heard of a nigger who dey called uncle Ned
You've heard of a nigger, they call'd Uncle Ned

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy
African Americans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7857

Titles:
The battle of Bunker's Hill!

First Lines:
Come and listen, ye sons of freedom

Themes:
American Revolution, 1775-1783

Edition - Bod4021

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printe[r,] 2, & 3, Monmouth Court, [7] Dials

Notes:  Another issue forms part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(2973).


Ballad - Roud Number: 967

Title: Paul Jones

First Line: An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name

Subjects:  Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

Themes:  American Revolution, 1775-1783

Johnson Ballads 247

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6620

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 234


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 967

Title: Paul Jones

First Line: An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name

Subjects:  Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

Themes:  American Revolution, 1775-1783

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13795

Title: Minnie

First Line: When the sun is high, in a bright blue sky

Firth b.25(275)

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Firth c.13(56)

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Edition - Bod3631

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V30875

Title: A new song, called The mill

First Line: Come all you jolly millers bold

Tune: The Arethusa

Themes:  PrizefightingAfrican Americans

Harding B 25(1252)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11740

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: [W]hen first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V351

Title: The convict's child

First Line: A convict ship lay near the beach

Themes:  Transported convict

Harding B 11(1426)

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Edition - Bod11743

Imprint Names:  Jacques, G.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail, by G. Jacques, Oldham- road Library, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 987

Title: The green mossy banks of the Lea

First Line: When first in this country a stranger

Subjects:  Philadelphia (Pa.)

Themes:  Americans - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12492

Title: Oh, crikey! Oh, good gracious!!

First Line: I courted Betty Giddy-gout

Tune: Yankee Doodle

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 11(1430)

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Edition - Bod12213

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew St,, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2172

Title: Kitty, the cat's-meat woman

First Line: To tell a tale is my intent

Themes:  AdulteryPaternityAfrican Americans

Harding B 11(2010)

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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 - Bod12460

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, [7] Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 967

Title: Paul Jones

First Line: An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name

Subjects:  Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792

Themes:  American Revolution, 1775-1783

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1085

Title: The wandering Savoyard

First Line: Ah! hear the wandering Savoyard's tale

Tune: How, when, and where?

Performers:  Mears, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16136

Title: I love her, how I love her

First Line: I love her, how I love her

Harding B 11(2973)

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