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Pw V 626
MS song entitled 'A New Ballad'; n.d.
Text consists of eleven 3-line verses plus refrain.
According to Needham, a printed copy of this broadside was in the library at Welbeck, shelfmark 39.H.1.
Manuscript copy in the same hand as Pw V 629.
Title Of Work
A New Ballad
First Line of Poem
At St. James's house is a fearful rout
Last Line of Poem
Instead of a Child to have got nothing at all which
One folio leaf
Good but darkened
Countermark: Letters CAW, 13 x 60 mm
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 627/1
Simpson, The British Broadside Ballad, p 274
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