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Edition - Bod317

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed for and sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: Oh think on my fate, once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

Harding B 16(101a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3495

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V6020

Title: The dying slave

First Line: For many long years I have been a poor slave

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

Harding B 25(568)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3846

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehous[e] Great st, Andrew street, 7 dial[s]


Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: Oh! think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

Firth c.13(166)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(105a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19144

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1617

Title: Will Watch, the smuggler

First Line: 'Twas one morn when the wind from the northward blew keenly

Themes:  Smuggling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: Galley slave

First Line: Oh think on my fate, I once freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20985

Title: The wounded sailor

First Line: I am a young sailor that has lately been cross'd in love

Johnson Ballads 1058

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Edition - Bod3371

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

Notes:  Harding B 4(7) is another edition Harding B 4(9) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper, of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Subjects:  Turkey

Themes:  Cruel fatherSlavery - galley slaves

Harding B 4(8)

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Harding B 23(36)

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Johnson Ballads 783

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Edition - Bod14541

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V205

Title: The lass of Belfast

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTurksSlavery - galley slaves

Harding B 22(147)

Notes:  Slip


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