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Edition - Bod3475

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Watehouse [sic] 6, Great st Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: Cruel father or The maiden's complaint

First Line: Awake, awake, you drowsy sleeper

Themes:  Letter-writingPress-gangsCruel parents

Harding B 25(452)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod24007

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Evans and Co. No. 41, Long Lane, London

Notes:  Firth c.18(3) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 187

Title: The Yarmouth tragedy; or, The constant lovers

First Line: Lovers, I beg lend an ear to this story

References:

ESTC: N70887

Subjects:  Barbados

Themes:  MerchantsCruel parentsLetter-writingSailorsMurderGhosts

Douce Ballads 3(111)

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Edition - Bod23149

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, at the Horse-shooe in West-smith- field


Ballad - Roud Number: V32989

Title: Loves downfall

First Line: Draw near young maidens every one

Tune: Flora farewell

References:

ESTC: R234900

Themes:  SuicideCourtship - difference in social statusServantsWomenCruel parentsLetter-writing

4o Rawl. 566(27b)

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