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Edition - Bod3926

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of nine ballads; see Harding B 40(9).

Ballad - Roud Number: V1917

Title: New comic song on the ten pound note

First Line: Oh, listen to my song awhile I'll please you with this ditty

Themes:  Forgery

Harding B 19(152)

Notes:  Slip. The top half of the illustration is lacking.

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Edition - Bod17582

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]


Title: On the death of young Johnston

First Line: Come all young men of learning

Themes:  ExecutionsForgery

Harding B 25(495)

Notes:  Slip

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Edition - Bod21816

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 683

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9131

Title: The ticket of leave man

First Line: Once I was honest and worked at my trade

Tune: Pretty little Polly Perkins

Themes:  PrisonsShoemakersForgery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1984

Title: Tom Bowling

First Line: Here a sheer hulk, lies poor Tom Bowling

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15098

Title: It might have been a fancy

First Line: It might have been a fancy

2806 c.16(110)

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Harding B 11(1815)

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Edition - Bod13508

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13415

Title: The warder's story, or Waiting to hear the verdict

First Line: In the public service sad cases I've saw

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryForgery

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15708

Title: Drink up, boys

First Line: A man who is fond of his drinking

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9705

Title: Bachelors

First Line: I'm what you call a bachelor

Themes:  Bachelors

Harding B 11(4010)

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