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Edition - Bod4925

Imprint Names:  Barrow, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1785

Imprint: Published by J. Barrow, Aug 30, 1785. Sold by Parsley, Christ Church, Surry, and by Rich, No. 75, Fleet-Street

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20457

Title: Mr. Axe and Mr. Tax. The fame of the shop, or Billy's desert

First Line: I sing of the shop

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 93)

Notes:  The illustration is coloured.


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Edition - Bod4926

Imprint Names:  Rich, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Imprint: Published as the Act directs, by E. Rich, No. 55, Fleet- Street, Feburary 1, 1787

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V14089

Title: The politic farmer; or, a fig for taxation

First Line: A whimsical farmer in Cheshire, they say

Tune: Roast beef

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Firth b.22(f. 94)

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Edition - Bod5304

Imprint Names:  Barrow, J.ParsleyRich

Imprint Locations:  LondonChrist ChurchLondon

Date  1785

Imprint: Published by J. Barrow, Aug. 20, 1785. Sold by Parsley, Christ Church, Surry; and by Rich, No. 75, Fleet-Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V20457

Title: Mr. Axe and Mr. Tax. The fame of the shop, or Billy's desert

First Line: I sing of the shop

References:

ESTC: T41499

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 295

Notes:  The illustration is coloured


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Edition - Bod236

Imprint Names:  Howard, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1762

Imprint: Sold by the Author, opposite the Union Coffee-House, in the Strand, near Temple-Bar


Ballad

Title: The masquerade; or the Political bagpiper. A new comic song

First Line: Bra' John o' Boot was a bonny muckle mon

Tune: The flowers of Edinburgh

Authors:  Howard, H. (Henry)

References:

ESTC: T39022

Subjects:  Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 162

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Edition - Bod244

Imprint Names:  Howard, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1762]

Imprint: Sold by the Author, opposite the Union Coffee-House, in the Strand, near Temple-Bar


Ballad - Roud Number: V30877

Title: The queen's ass. A new humorous allegorical song

First Line: Ye Bucks and ye Jemmies who amble the Park

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 165 is a reply

Subjects:  Charlotte Sophia, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 164

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Edition - Bod375

Imprint Names:  Cooper, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1741

Imprint: Printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-noster Row, 1741


Ballad - Roud Number: V32962

Title: The funeral of faction

First Line: God prosper long our noble king

References:

ESTC: N639

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 348

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Edition - Bod6078

Imprint Names:  Nicholls, S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1733]

Imprint: London: Printed for Mr. Nichols, and sold at the pamphlet shops

Notes:  8p. See a variant of the first illustration at Harding C 3820(2).


Ballad - Roud Number: V29532

Title: The congress of excise-asses. Or Sir B---ue S---ng's overthrow: a new ballad

First Line: All good Christian people

Tune: I'll tell thee, Estcourt

References:

ESTC: T31197

Subjects:  Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 35a)

Notes:  Firth b.22(f. 35a); Imperfect: lacks the imprint.






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Harding C 3820(3)

Notes:  Harding C 3820(3); cropped.





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Edition - Bod6393

Imprint Names:  Davis, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1715]

Imprint: Printed by W. Davis, near Cornhill


Ballad - Roud Number: V33065

Title: To his m---y, the loyal address of the Tories

First Line: Accept, mighty monarch, our duty at last

References:

ESTC: N71084

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryJacobitism

Firth b.22(f. 10/1)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6394

Imprint Names:  Caution, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1715]

Imprint: Printed for T. Caution at Guild-hall


Ballad - Roud Number: V21004

Title: The turn-coats. A new speech

First Line: To change! what is it but to live

Authors:  Tom Tattle (Pseudonym)

References:

ESTC: T1586

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryJacobitism

Firth b.22(f. 10/2)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6404

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1715

Imprint: London; Printed in the year 1715


Ballad - Roud Number: V13115

Title: A hue and cry after the Lord B---k or Young Perkin glad to see his friends

First Line: When guilty consciences do knaves accuse

References:

ESTC: N71088

Subjects:  Stuart, James Francis Edward, 1688-1766Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Viscount, 1618-1751

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 11)

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Edition - Bod6406

Imprint Names:  Vernon, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1715]

Imprint: Printed by Tho. Vernon, near the Temple


Ballad - Roud Number: V5552

Title: Perkin's farewel to all his faithful friends in Great- Britain

First Line: Altho', my dear friends, my eggs are all addle

References:

ESTC: N71090

Subjects:  Stuart, James Francis Edward, 1688-1766

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryJacobitism

Firth b.22(f. 12/2)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6425

Imprint Names:  Mahon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1756]

Imprint: Printed by Jack Mahon, at the Sign of the three Messengers in Little Britain


Ballad

Title: The wonder of Surry! the wonder of Surry! Or the genuine speech of an old British oak

First Line: As Newc---le late retreating

Tune: Hosier's ghost

References:

ESTC: T197797

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 56/1)

Notes:  The date is given in MS. Slip



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Johnson Ballads fol. 235

Notes:  The date is given in MS. Slip


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Edition - Bod6466

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1715

Imprint: London: Printed and Sold by the Booksellees [sic] of London and Westminster MDCCXV


Ballad - Roud Number: V26286

Title: The report or a Hymn to the Tories

First Line: Oh! what fine stories

References:

ESTC: N71098

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryJacobitism

Firth b.22(f. 9)

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Edition - Bod2952

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1792

Imprint: Published Dec. 10 1792 by J. Evans, No. 42 Long Lane West Smithfield

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad

Title: Cornwallis triumphant

First Line: Come all you loyall Britons, give ear unto my song

Subjects:  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Earl, 1738-1805

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 96)

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Edition - Bod8196

Imprint Names:  Mahon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1756]

Imprint: Printed for Jack Mahon, at the Sign of the three Messengers, in Little-Britain

Notes:  MS. Gough Oxon. 49(f. 173) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V26838

Title: The freeholder's ditty

First Line: Here's to thee, neighbour, e'er we part

Tune: Moggy Lauder

References:

ESTC: T27239

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryHistory

Firth b.22(f. 55)

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Edition - Bod14185

Imprint Names:  Baker, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1710

Imprint: London, Printed for, and Sold by John Baker, at the Black Boy in Pater-Noster-Row. 1710.

Notes:  Reference: Foxon F36; Crum M28


Ballad - Roud Number: V29415

Title: Fair warning

First Line: Madam, look out, your title is arraign'd

Subjects:  Sacheverell, Henry, 1674-1724Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1665-1714

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Edition - Bod14575

Imprint Names:  Roberts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1716

Imprint: London: Printed for J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, 1716


Ballad - Roud Number: V26242

Title: The Preston prisoners to the ladies about court and town. By way of comfort, from C.W. to W.T

First Line: You fair ones all at liberty

References:

ESTC: N20504

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 18)

Notes:  Imprint cropped. Pencil note in margin: To Will Tunstall


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Edition - Bod18559

Imprint Names:  Burd, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1763]

Imprint: London: Printed for J. Burd, in the Temple-Exchange Passage, Fleet-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V27175

Title: Excise a-la-mode; or, Sawney's oeconomy. A new song

First Line: All the friends of the land, who corruption withstand

Tune: The old woman of Grimstone

References:

ESTC: T183833

Subjects:  Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Johnson Ballads fol. 5A

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Edition - Bod18861

Imprint Names:  Eynon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1756

Imprint: Published, July 23 1756 ... by J. Eynon ye Corner of Castle Alley in Threadneedle Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V28346

Title: A grand consultation of physitians or, an Attempt to assign the cause of a sickly & languishing constitution

First Line: O muse these emblematick forms expound

Subjects:  Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 51

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Edition - Bod23071

Imprint Names:  Robins, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1740

Imprint: London: Printed for Thomas Robins in Fleetstreet. MDCCXL

Notes:  8 p.


Ballad - Roud Number: V22076

Title: Mum. An excellent new ballad. To its own proper tune.

First Line: Brave Bacchus by all is adored

Authors:  Leslie, Charles, 1738-1743

References:

ESTC: T170690

Subjects:  Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

G. Pamph. 1669(28)





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Edition - Bod22902

Imprint Names:  Spence, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed for T. Spence, no, 8, Little Turnstile, Holborn

Notes:  Printed on both sides.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30213

Title: The rights of man

First Line: All you who wonder at the times

Tune: Chevy Chase

Authors:  Spence, Thomas, 1750-1814

Notes:  First published in 1783

References:

ESTC: T231967

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

2nd Ballad

Title: The dispersion of the British convention

First Line: In the good town of Edinburgh, a woeful thing befel, sir

References:

ESTC: T207185

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Harding B 11(3276)

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Edition - Bod6464

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1793]

Imprint: Sold at No. 42, Long Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V32987

Title: A new song on the cruel usage of the French queen

First Line: All you that have compassion and feeling draw near

References:

ESTC: N71616

Subjects:  Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, king of France, 1755-1793

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryFrench revolution, 1789-1799

Firth b.22(f. 89/2)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod24196

Imprint Names:  Sympson, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Printed and Sold at Sympson's Warehouse, in Stonecutter-Street, Fleet-Market


Ballad - Roud Number: V26547

Title: The politick squire, or, The highwaymen catch'd in their own play

First Line: Come gentlemen, and hear this ditty

References:

ESTC: N70857

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryJacobitismHighwaymen

Douce Ballads 3(78b)

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Edition - Bod1586

Imprint Names:  Huggonson, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1742

Imprint: Published according to Act of Parliament, February 18, 1742. By J. Huggonson in Sword and Buckler-court, over-against the Crown-tavern on Ludgate-hill

Sheet References:  ESTC: T205704

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32431

Title: The c---rd---l's dancing-song

First Line: Make de Spanish step

Tune: The cardinal

Subjects:  Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745

Themes:  Anglo-Spanish war, 1739-1748

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V23260

Title: The pl---n's ballad

First Line: How charm'd! with leading-strings

Tune: Wooden shoes

Subjects:  Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxationGreat Britain - colonies

Johnson Ballads fol. 304

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Edition - Bod21745

Imprint Names:  Watts and Bridgewater

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Watts & Bridgewater, Printers, Queen-Street, Grosvenor-Sq.


Ballad - Roud Number: V33142

Title: A song, for old England

First Line: Rouse -- rouse British lion! the tiger's awake

Tune: Anacreon in heaven

License: Dedicated to the Corps of Westminster Volunteer Cavalry

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815Politics and government - 18th centuryWar

Douce Ballads 8(11, 12)

Notes:  Sheet divided. Verso of p. 11, recto of p. 12

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