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Not strictly a ballad. Page 25 of a printed work Not strictly a ballad. Page [26] of a printed work


Viewing: Harding B 32(52)

Sheet Notes:  Pages 25 and 26 of a pamphlet; other pages are at Harding B 32(47) and Harding B 32(50)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V34446

Title: The freeholder's song of gratulation

First Line: Hail bright day of freedom! whose beams shoot around us

Notes:  Song.

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Salop

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V27971

Title: The candidate's soliloquy, a parody on shakespear

First Line: To stand or not to stand, that is the question

Notes:  Song.

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Shropshire

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