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Edition - Bod10873

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer and Stationer, 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road, Manchester

Notes:  Firth c.26(244) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 358

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33757

Title: Lord help us all

First Line: Kind friends will you listen to my song

Themes:  Bigamy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1185

Title: The bonny light-horseman

First Line: Ye maidens, wives and widows, too, give attention

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 5696

Title: There's none like a mother if ever so poor

First Line: You tell me you love me, I fain would believe

Firth c.14(183)

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Firth c.26(175)

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Edition - Bod9582

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great st. Andrew- street, seven Dials

Ballad - Roud Number: V9993

Title: The Kentish garland

First Line: Good people now I pray give ear

Themes:  GhostsBigamy

Firth c.18(121)

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Harding B 2(68)

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Johnson Ballads 880

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Edition - Bod23423

Imprint Names:  Conyers, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1662 and 1691

Imprint: Printed for J. Conyers at the Raven in Duck-lain


Title: The mariner's delight, or, The seaman's seaven [sic] wives

First Line: My dearest I must to the sea

Tune: Hail to the myrtle shades


ESTC: R227294

Themes:  SailorsBigamy

Don. b.13(62)

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