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This account begins, 'A Full and Particular Account of these Great Riots and Mobs that took place at Dundee, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday last, the 6th, 7th and 8th July, 1830, when Three men lost their Lives, and about 200 severely wounded! By an Eye-witness.' It was printed in Edinburgh for William Robertson.
Serious Poem Upon William Wood, Brasier, Tinker, Hard-Ware-Man, Coiner, Founder, and Esquire
This poem begins: 'WHEN foes are o'ercome, we preserve them from slaughter, / To be Hewers of Wood, and Drawers of Water: / Now, altho' to draw Water is not very good, / Yet we all should rejoice to be Hewers of wood.' A note at the foot of this sheet states that it was 'Reprinted from the Dublin Copy'.
Shiel's Rights of Man
This ballad begins: 'I speak in candour, one night in slumber, / My mind did wander near to Athlone, / The centre station of the Irish nation, / Where a congregation unto me was shown.' Unfortunately, no publication details are included on the sheet.
Sons of the Thistle and Shamrock so Green
Verse 1 begins: 'Ye sons of old Scotland and Ireland too, / Draw near and I'll sing you a song that is true'. There are no publication details included on this sheet.
Tara Monster Meeting
Verse 1 begins: 'On the fifteenth day of August, / In the year of Forty Three, / That glorious day, I well may say, / Recorded it will be'. There are no publication details given, but this is one of two songs - printed by James Lindsay - on this sheet.
The first two lines of this ballad read: 'You see before you an Irish gossoon, / From Castleblaney to this town I came,'. It is to be sung to the 'Original' tune, which suggests that people were already familiar with both the song and tune. Priced at one penny, copies were available from the Poet's Box, 80 London Street, Glasgow.
Total Wreck of the Britannia
This report begins: 'An account of the melancholy loss of the Britannia Steam Boat, which was lost on her passage from Newry to the Broomielaw, early on Monday morning last. -Glasgow, 15th October, 1829.' This account was sourced from the Glasgow Courier of the same date and was published by John Muir of Glasgow.
True Son of Erin's Lament for Ireland
This ballad begins: 'Oh Erin! give ear to your emigrant's ditty, / That mourns for old Granua each day; / Over Europe we're scattered in each port and city, / While we're seeking employment each day.' 'Erin' is 'Ireland' and 'Granua' is 'Mother Ireland'. It was published by James Lindsay of 9 King Street, Glasgow, and probably sold for one penny.
True-Lover's Farewell to Ireland!
Verse 1 begins: 'Twas of a summer's evening, as I went out to walk, / I heard two charming lovers, together they did talk.' This sheet was published by James Lindsay of 9 King Street, Glasgow. A woodcut illustration of a square-rigged ship has been included to increase the perceived value of the sheet.
Wonderful Grey Horse
Verse 1: 'My horse he is white, although at first he was bay, / He took great delight in travelling by night and by day; / His travels were great, if I could the half of them tell, / He was rode in the garden by Adam the day that he fell.' The broadside carries no publication details.