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Emigration & farewells

' Emigration & farewells ' contains the following 56 items:

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(1) William the sailor's adieu [ID: 74891155]

First line reads: Adieu my dearest Nancy, since from you/ I must part. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1840

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(2) Jemmy the sailor's adieu [ID: 74891158]

First line reads: Adieu my dearest Nancy, once more I/ must away. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Printer: Jennings, J., printer in Fleet Street, London

Date printed: 1840

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(3) Adieu my lovely Nancy [ID: 74891161]

Two ballads. Adieu my lovely Nancy - first line reads: Adieu my lovely Nancy. The boys of Malabaun - first line reads: On a Monday morning early. In two columns with a woodcut above each.

Date printed: 1850

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(4) Adieu my native land [ID: 74891164]

Two ballads. Adieu my native land - first line reads: Adieu my native land, adieu. Jockey to the fair - first line reads: 'Twas on the morn of sweet May Day. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(5) Fitzpatricks's farewell to Ireland [ID: 74891170]

Two ballads. Fitzpatricks's farewell to Ireland - first line reads: Adieu unto old Ireland of you I take my last farewell. Convict's child - first line reads: The convict ship lay near the beach. In two columns with a woodcut above the first.

Printer: William M'Call (Firm)

Probable date printed: 1846-1850

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(6) Burns's farewell [ID: 74891176]

Three ballads. Burns's Farewell - first line reads: Ae fond kiss and then we sever. Hurrah for an Irish stew - first line reads: Hurrah! for an Irish stew! Turn again, thou fair Eliza - first line reads: Turn again, thou fair Eliza. In two columns with a woodcut above each (the first being a portrait of Robert Burns).

Author: Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Date printed: 1850

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(7) Glorious victory of seven Irishmen over the kidnappers of New-York [ID: 74891284]

First line reads: All you that love the shamrock green attend/ both young and old. In two columns with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1865

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(8) Martyrs grave [ID: 74891347]

Three ballads. The martyrs grave - first line reads: And must I leave my native shores. The cavalier - first line reads: Twas a beautiful night, the stars/ shone bright. The maid of Bon Clody - first line reads: Were you ever at the moss house where th [sic]/ birds do increase.

Date printed: 1830

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(9) Cold winter is past [ID: 74891980]

First line reads: Cold Winter is past. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Probable date printed: 1820-1844

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(10) Nut girl [ID: 74892073]

Two ballads. The nut girl - first line reads: Come all you brisk young fellows. Napoleon's farewell to Paris - first line reads: Farewell ye splendid citidel [sic], metropolis called Paris.

Date printed: 1878

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(11) Bird alone [ID: 74892172]

The bird alone - first line reads: Come all you gentle muses, assist and me combine. The emigrant's farewell - first line reads: Pure lovely Erin, fare-thee-well. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1860

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(12) Evicted farmer's farewell [ID: 74892601]

First line reads: Farewel, Farewell, my native shore. In one column.

Date printed: 1850

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(13) Little Jim, the carter lad [ID: 74892610]

Three ballads. William Phillip Allen, Michael Larkin and Michael O'Brien were executed on 23rd November 1867. Allen's farewell to his love - first line reads: Farewell love, farewell love, I am going to leave thee. Let me kiss him for his mother - first line reads: Let me kiss him for his mother. Little Jim the carter lad - first line reads: My name is Jim the carter, a jolly cock am I.

Printer: Pearson, T., printer in Manchester, fl. 1870-1871

Date printed: 1867

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(14) Sailor's farewell [ID: 74892616]

Two ballads. The sailor's farewell - first line reads: Farewell! Mary, I must leave thee. The rover of the seas - first line reads: I'm rover of the seas.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1830

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(15) Henry & Mary Ann [ID: 74892619]

Henry & Mary Ann - first line reads: Farewell my dearest Henry, since you to sea must go. A good-looking man - first line reads: Give ear you pretty maidens gay.

Date printed: 1860

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(16) Bonny lassie's answer [ID: 74892625]

Two ballads. The bonny lassie's answer - first line reads: Farewell to Glasgow. Giles Scroggins - first line reads: Giles Scroggins courted Molly Brown.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(17) Sequel to Maria [ID: 74892631]

First line reads: Farewell to the ocean since I have return'd. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Probable date printed: 1802-1819

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(18) Commins's farewell to Ireland [ID: 74892634]

First line reads: Farewell to the river Bann. In one column.

Printer: Birt, Thomas, fl. 1824-1841

Date printed: 1828

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(19) Napoleon's farewell to Paris [ID: 74892637]

First line reads: Farewell ye splendid citadel, metropolis, called /Paris. In two columns with an illustration beneath the title.

Probable date printed: 1833-1851

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(20) Napoleon's farewell to Paris [ID: 74892640]

First line reads: Farewell ye splendid citadel metropolis called Paris. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1835

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(21) Bounaparte's exile from Paris [ID: 74892643]

Two ballads. Bounaparte's exile from Paris - first line reads: Farewell ye splendid citadel metropolis called Paris. Beautiful Venice - first line reads: Beautiful Venice! city of song!

Date printed: 1850

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(22) New song call'd the Irishmans farewell to his country [ID: 74892703]

First line reads: Farewell deaqe [sic] Erin's lovely is'e [sic], for heare [sic] I cannot stay. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1870

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(23) Robert Kelly farewell [ID: 74892706]

Kelly was sentenced to 15 years penal servitude in 1872 - confirmed by the 'Times Digital Archive' in an article dated Monday, Feb 12, 1872. First line reads: Farewell dearesr [sic] Erin 1 [sic] must leave you.

Date printed: 1872

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(24) English emigrant [ID: 74893177]

First line reads: God speed the keel of the trusty ship. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1850

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(25) Poor Indo [ID: 74893393]

First line reads: It is thy will and I must leave thee. In one column.

Printer: Croshaw, C.

Date printed: 1825

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(26) Colleen dhas crutha na mho [ID: 74893411]

Colleen dhas crutha na mho - first line reads: It was on a fine summer's morning. The emigrant's farewell - first line reads: Farewell, dear Erin, I now must leave you.

Date printed: 1865

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(27) Moon behind the hill! [ID: 74893486]

Three ballads. The moon behind the hill! - first line reads: I watch'd last night the rising moon. The wandering refugee - first line reads: Farewell mother, home and friends. first line reads: Fair as the morn, in summer time breaking. The fair girls of Erin - Written by John Styne, Birmingham.

Author: Styne, John

Date printed: 1860

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(28) Poor Paddy [ID: 74893540]

Poor Paddy - first line reads: If you will only list to me. Poor Paddy - A much-admired song, written and composed by Mr. Tom Bennett, and sung by him with the most unbounded applause. As I trot my moke to market! - first line reads: Now my pals just list a while.

Date printed: 1865

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(29) Home once more [ID: 74893858]

First line reads: I am thinking of my home and the cottage on the hill. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1870

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(30) My home in Kentuck [ID: 74893942]

Two ballads. My home in Kentuck - first line reads: I long, how I long for my home in Kentuck. Do they miss me at home - first line reads: Do they miss me at home, do they miss me?

Date printed: 1870

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(31) Answer to the Irish emigrant [ID: 74893972]

Answer to the Irish emigrant - first line reads: I'm coming back to thee, Mary. Long long ago - first line reads: Tell me the tales that to me was so dear. In two columns with an illustration above the second.

Printer: William M'Call (Firm)

Date printed: 1850

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(32) New jockey [ID: 74894500]

" ... A new song sung at Vaux-hall". Anonymous. By James Hook. A slip-song, usually known as 'Jockey' - First line reads: My laddie is gang'd far away o'er the plain. In one column with a woodcut above the title and another at the foot of the column.

Author: Hook, Mr. (James), 1746-1827

Date printed: 1768

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(33) Molly Slevin [ID: 74894533]

Molly Slevin - first line reads: My name is Dick Healy, in Poole Street I'm/ dwelling. The Irishman's farewell to his country - first line reads: The ship is ready to bear away.

Date printed: 1870

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(34) Patrick Brady [ID: 74894548]

Patrick Brady - first line reads: My name is Patrick Brady I was born/ of high degree. Home once more - first line reads: [I] am thinking of my home and the cottage on the hill.

Date printed: 1860

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(35) Girl I left behind me [ID: 74894569]

The girl I left behind me - first line reads: My parents reared me tenderly. The milking pail - first line reads: As I went out one morning.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(36) Land of the west [ID: 74894623]

First line reads: Oh, come to the West, love, O come there with me. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Author: Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Printer: Gilbert, John, printer in Newcastle, fl. 1850-1855

Date printed: 1850

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(37) Land of the west [ID: 74894626]

Three ballads. The land of the west - first line reads: Oh, come to the West, love -- oh, come there with me. I'd be a gipsy - first line reads: I'd be a gipsy, merry and free. The blighted flower - first line reads: I had a flower within my garden growing.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1830

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(38) Last farewell to poor St Giles's [ID: 74894635]

First line reads: Oh! here's a pretty go. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Author: Morgan, John

Date printed: 1850

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(39) Poor Pat must emigrate [ID: 74894722]

First line reads: Oh, farewell to poor old Erin's Isle, I now must leave you for/ awhile. Air: Apple praters. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1870

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(40) Auld lang syne [ID: 74894761]

Three ballads. Auld lang syne - first line reads: Oh! aft I've thought upon the hours. I have sent back every token - first line reads: I have sent back ev'ry token. Oh! 'tis sweet to think that where'er we rove - first line reads: Oh! 'tis sweet to think that where'er we rove.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(41) Last farewell to poor St Giles's [ID: 74894779]

Dated in pencil beneath the imprint. '1850'. First line reads: Oh! here's a pretty go. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Author: Morgan, John

Date printed: 1850

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(42) My bonny boy is young but he's growing [ID: 74894947]

My bonny boy is young but he's growing - first line reads: O the trees that grow high, and the leaves that do/ grow green. Norah MacShane - first line reads: I've left Ballymornach a long way behind me.

Date printed: 1860

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(43) Blind beggar's daughter [ID: 74895043]

The blind beggar's daughter - first line reads: Of a blind beggar who had lost his sight. Adieu! A heart-warm fond adieu - first line reads: Adieu! a heart-warm fond adieu.

Author: Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Date printed: 1850

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(44) Cradle's crowded [ID: 74895217]

Cradle's crowded - first line reads: Never empty cradle, though you're in/ my care. Sweet 17 - first line reads: Down in a dell - where I won't tell. My old Irish home - first line reads: It's Dan Magee that here you see.

Printer: White, John, printer in Liverpool

Date printed: 1870

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(45) M'Kenna's dream [ID: 74895487]

M'Kenna's dream - first line reads: One night of late I chanced to stray, all in the/ pleasant month of May. The young soldier's farewell to his sweetheart - first line reads: Farewell, my dearest Mary, for India I am/ bound. In two columns with an illustration above the second.

Date printed: 1870

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(46) Much admired song entitled The emigrants farewell to his country [ID: 74895562]

First line reads: Our ship is ready to bear away. In one column with an illustration above the title and another at the foot of the column.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1870

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(47) Much admired song cal'd Remember me [ID: 74895565]

First line reads: Our ship is ready to sail away. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1870

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(48) Spalpeen faunach [ID: 74895793]

Spalpeen faunach - first line reads: Rise up you lazy Munster boys, no longer stand/ spectators. New Irish emigrant - first line reads: Farewll [sic] dear Erin I'm going to leave you.

Printer: Hodges, E., printer (from Pitts')

Date printed: 1840

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(49) Isle of beauty fare-thee-well [ID: 74895901]

Three ballads. Isle of beauty fare-thee-well - first line reads: Shades of evening close not o'er us. The Welsh harper - first line reads: Over the sunny hills I stray. Yes, I will leave the festive scene.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(50) Meeting of the waters [ID: 74896240]

First line reads: There is not in the wide world, a valley so sweet. Air: The head of old Dennis. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Author: Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Date printed: 1840