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Publish'd Octr. 16, 1787, by C. Sheppard, No. 19, Lambeth Hill, Doctors Commons, London


An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32275

Title: The squire's christening

First Line: Come, listen awhile, I will make you to smile

Themes:  Drinking


IconClass Codes:
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
42A4: Infant, baby
41C345: Bowl
11Q73123: Baptism ~ Protestant service
41C715(PUNCH): Other alcoholic drinks (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Harding B 12(105)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 21(5)

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