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Edition - Bod72

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warheouse [sic], 26, Grafton St. Soho


1st Ballad

Title: Stunning Mr. Redpath!

First Line: There is funny people in this world

Themes:  Frauds

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: The duke of Marlborough

First Line: You generals all and champions bold

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Johnson Ballads 606

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Edition - Bod3914

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3284).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9159

Title: The riggs of the times

First Line: Ye men of high and low degree, come listen to my song

Themes:  Frauds

Johnson Ballads 259

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15852

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: J. Andrews, Printer, 38 Chatham St., N.Y.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1680

Title: I never says nothing to no-body. By Silent Sam

First Line: What a shocking world this is for scandle

Themes:  Frauds

Harding B 18(289)

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Edition - Bod18238

Imprint Names:  Douglas and Kent

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1835

Imprint: Re-printed by Douglas and Kent


Ballad - Roud Number: V32461

Title: A new intended act of Parliament to be passed into a law on the first meeting of the Reform Members in the House of Commons

First Line: Good people all, I pray attend

Themes:  Frauds

Johnson Ballads fol. 381a

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Edition - Bod22692

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: Printed for the Publisher, by J. Marshall, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V23519

Title: The intended new act of Parliament, for the benefit of young man, old men, wives, old maids, bachelors, widows, &c.

First Line: Come, all you dashing ladies, pray

Notes:  With a prose introduction.

Themes:  Frauds

Johnson Ballads fol. 239a

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Johnson Ballads fol. 239b

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6279

Titles:
Beautiful for ever

First Lines:
I am called Widow Sparrowtail

Themes:
Beauty
Frauds

Edition - Bod4027

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1831

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Smithfield, Birm.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9159

Title: The rigs of the times

First Line: Ye men of high and low degree, come listen to my song

Themes:  TradesmenFrauds

2806 c.17(361)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(168).


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Edition - Bod2975

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Hillatt & Martin, Printers, 13, Little Prescot Street Goodman's Fields

Notes:  Firth b.34(256) is a duplicate, without the additional illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9159

Title: The rigs of the times

First Line: Ye men of high and low degree, come listen to my song

Themes:  TradesmenFrauds

Harding B 15(261a)

Notes:  The first illustration is a separately printed item. Slip


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Edition - Bod9613

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1868

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Oct. 24, 1868


Ballad - Roud Number: V6279

Title: Beautiful for ever

First Line: I am called Widow Sparrowtail

Notes:  Verse and prose. Widow Sparrowtail's real name was Mary Tucker Borrodaile

Themes:  BeautyFrauds

Firth c.17(274)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod17448

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V17402

Title: The British spy

First Line: One day as I rambled in Kingston park

Themes:  TradesmenFrauds

Harding B 25(291)

Notes:  Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9159

Titles:
The rigs of the times

First Lines:
Ye men of high and low degree, come listen to my song

Themes:
Frauds in trade
Tradesmen
Frauds

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11083

Titles:
Nice young man
He was such a nice young man

First Lines:
If pity dwell within your breast
If pity dwells within your breast
If pity dwells within your breast, some sympathy pray spare

Themes:
Servants
Theft
Frauds

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 828

Titles:
The chapter of cheats, or Every man is a rogue

First Lines:
Come all you honest tradesmen and listen unto me

Themes:
Frauds in trade
Tradesmen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9686

Titles:
Lucky Madame Rachel

First Lines:
What a fuss there has been throughout the land

Themes:
Jews
Marriage brokers
Frauds

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9447

Titles:
The Newcastle hoax! Or, The butler's alarm

First Lines:
One morning some fellows, \"with roguish intent\"

Subjects:
Newcastle (England)

Themes:
Theft
Servants
Frauds

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4507

Titles:
London adulterations or Rogues in grain ... &c

First Lines:
London tradesmen, 'tis plain, at no roguery stop

Themes:
Frauds in trade
Shopkeepers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7490

Titles:
Frauds and pickpockets, or Rogues all

First Lines:
Come come my good masters, what's all this about

Themes:
Frauds in trade
Shopkeepers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V639

Titles:
Butcher turned devil

First Lines:
Come neighbours draw near me and listen awhile

Themes:
Disguise
Frauds in trade

Edition - Bod1143

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  [1795]

Imprint: Sold by S. Hazard ... at Bath: By J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen-Street, Cheap-Side, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard; R. White, Piccadilly, London

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 188 and 2803 b.1(6) are two issues of another edition.

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V1486

Title: The roguish miller; or, Nothing got by cheating: a true ballad

First Line: A miller there was, and he liv'd at his mill

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T194206

Themes:  MillersFrauds in trade

Johnson Ballads fol. 187

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Edition - Bod1571

Imprint Names:  Walker, J.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  [18--]

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 195


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28936

Title: Missee Jane Crow

First Line: Oh! I'm de nigger Wenus

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11083

Title: He was such a nice young man

First Line: If pity dwells within your breast

Themes:  TheftFrauds

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

2806 c.16(126)

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Harding B 11(2440)

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Opie P 550(4)

Edition - Bod6413

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1720]

Ballad

Title: A song entitl'd a Satyr on a [sic] trades

First Line: There's ne're a thriving trader that dayly cheat's the town

Attributation: Song [sic] by Mr. Harper and Mrs. Kavana, at Salsbury, Winchester, Southampton, and Portsmouth

Performers:  Harper, Mr.Kavena, Mrs.

References:

ESTC: N71065

Themes:  ShopkeepersProfessionsFrauds

Firth b.22(f. 27)

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Edition - Bod2973

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Hillatt & Martin, Printers, 13, Little Prescot Street Goodman's Fields


Ballad - Roud Number: V9159

Title: The rigs of the times

First Line: Ye men of high and low degree, come listen to my song

Themes:  TradesmenFrauds in trade

Firth b.34(256)

Notes:  Imperfectly printed. Harding B 15(261) is a duplicate, with a separately printed illustration pasted adjacent. Slip


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Edition - Bod11920

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V9447

Title: The Newcastle hoax! Or, The butler's alarm

First Line: One morning some fellows, \"with roguish intent\"

Authors:  Morrison, James

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

Themes:  ServantsTheftFrauds

Harding B 11(2630)

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Edition - Bod7474

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V13166

Title: Sketch of roguery

First Line: Come all you people in this place

Themes:  FarmersTavernsPricesFrauds

Firth b.27(117)

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Firth c.17(277)

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Harding B 11(3532A)

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Johnson Ballads 2848

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Edition - Bod7668

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3311

Title: Chapter of cheats, or the Roguery of every trade

First Line: Attend you blades around me, and listen unto me

Themes:  Frauds in trade

Firth b.27(416)

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