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' Other Wars & Battles ' contains the following 28 items:

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(1) Sir Garnet will show them the way [ID: 74891635]

Two ballads. The first ballad concerns the Zulu war of 1879 and Sir Garnet Wolseley's leadership. Sir Garnet will show them the way - first line reads: At last there's good news 'bout war/ Zulu. Emigrant's farewell - first line reads: Farewell to thee, England, oh land/ of our birth.

Date printed: 1879

Date printed: 1705

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(2) New song on the defeat of the Americans [ID: 74891797]

Two ballads. On the storming of Quebec by General Montgomery on 31 December 1775. A new song on the defeat of the Americans - first line reads: Bold Britons attend to my story. The French prophet; or, A new touch on the times - first line reads: I am an old prophet, and newly come over.

Date printed: 1776

Date printed: 1705

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(3) Siege of St Jean d'Acre [ID: 74892043]

The events described in the text took place in 1840. First line reads: Come all you bold and undaunted tars.

Printer: Paul and Co.

Date printed: 1840

Date printed: 1705

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(4) Battle of Navarin [ID: 74892088]

Two ballads. Battle of Navarin - first line reads: Come all you British Seamen and listen to my song. In two columns with an illustration above each.

Printer: Keys, Elias

Date printed: 1827

Date printed: 1705

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(5) Battle of Algiers [ID: 74892094]

Battle of Algiers - first line reads: Come all you Britons stout and bold, that love your native land. Wandering boy - first line reads: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

Date printed: 1705

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(6) William and Nancy's parting [ID: 74892286]

The events at Rangoon took place in 1824. William and Nancy's parting - first line reads: Come all you pretty maidens. General Campbell - first line reads: It was in the month of April, upon the fourteenth day.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1824

Date printed: 1705

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(7) New song on the glorious liberation of the Rev'd McMahon [ID: 74892289]

" ... a Roman Catholick priest who was condem'd to be hang'd drawn & qnarter'd [sic] for adminstering [sic] the last wrights [sic] of religion to the dying soldiers in the field of battle in Torento [sic]". Although the battle of Ridgeway took place in 1866 it was not until 1869 that McMahon was freed. First line reads: Come all you Roman Catholicks atend [sic] unto my theme. In one column with an illustration above the title. Compos'd by W. Bennet-- Air: - Father Haughton. The 'G' in 'glorious' in the title is printed upside down.

Composer: Bennet, W.

Date printed: 1869

Date printed: 1705

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(8) England's glory [ID: 74892568]

" ... being an excellent new ballad on the fleet at Spithead To the tune of, The cut-purse". Also issued with the title 'Great-Britain's glory'. On the inactivity of the fleet; against the efforts that culminated in the peace of Seville. First line reads: Come you Lovers of Peace, who are said to have Sold.

Date printed: 1729

Date printed: 1705

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(9) Fighting on the Rhine [ID: 74892787]

First line reads: The "Dogs of War" they are let loose, and Europe's/ in a flame. In two columns.

Date printed: 1870

Date printed: 1705

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(10) New song on the Afghan war [ID: 74893249]

First line reads: Good people all I pray draw near. In one column.

Date printed: 1875

Date printed: 1705

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(11) Battle of Algiers [ID: 74893426]

First line reads: It was on the 14h day of August from Gibralter [sic]/ we did steer. In one column.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Date printed: 1816

Date printed: 1705

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(12) Boyne water [ID: 74894080]

First line reads: July the first in Oldbridge town, there was a grievous battle. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1840

Date printed: 1705

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(13) Reynolds' letter on the American war [ID: 74894515]

First line reads: My loving friends and neighbours all, who in Paddy's land reside. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1865

Date printed: 1705

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(14) New song on the bombardment of Alexandria [ID: 74895097]

" ... And destruction of the forts by the British fleet". First line reads: Old England is at war again. In two columns with an illustration above the title.

Printer: White, John, printer in Liverpool

Date printed: 1882

Date printed: 1705

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(15) War between France & Prussia [ID: 74895580]

The war between France & Prussia - first line reads: Over the blue sea, from England afar. Woodland Mary - first line reads: With sloe black eyes and jet/ black hair. In two columns with an illustration above the second.

Printer: Disley, Henry, fl. 1850-1878

Date printed: 1870

Date printed: 1705

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(16) Son excellence le Marechal de Schomberg, &c [ID: 74895868]

" ... Epigramme". First line reads: Schomberg! O que ton nom est piissant en la guerre. In one column.

Author: Berault, Peter

Date printed: 1690

Date printed: 1705

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(17) Better late than never [ID: 74895883]

" ... France won't be conquered". First line reads: See the glorious battle raging. In two columns.

Printer: Bathgate, John, printer in Liverpool

Date printed: 1870

Date printed: 1705

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(18) You never know what you may come to [ID: 74896090]

You never know what you may come to - first line reads: The subject of my song is a good one and true. You never know what you may come to: Words and music at Hopwood and Crew's, 42, New Bond St., London, W. Great fight! Between females in Lancashire, about the French & Prussian war - first line reads: Good people give ear with attention. In two columns with an illustration above the first. Two ballads.

Printer: Harkness, John, b. 1814

Date printed: 1870

Date printed: 1705

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(19) Fontenoy [ID: 74896414]

First line reads: [Th]rice at the huts of Fontenoy, the Englisg column/ failed. In two columns with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1870

Date printed: 1705

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(20) New song on the crisis in Egypt [ID: 74896708]

First line reads: We're going to have a fight. Tune: We don't want to fight. In two columns.

Printer: Such, Henry Parker, fl. 1849 - 1851

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1882

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(21) Parody on Mary Blane [ID: 74896984]

Two ballads. Parody on Mary Blane - first line reads: When I was stolen from my home. Paul Jones - first line reads: An American frigate, call'd the Richard by name. In two columns with an illustration above each.

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1870

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(22) War with the Boers [ID: 74897521]

Ths ballad describes the events of the battle of Majuba, which took place in Feb. 1881. The British commander General Colley was shot and killed. First line reads: You feeling hearted Christians of every degree.

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1881

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(23) Lamentation on the American war [ID: 74897527]

" ... Awful battle at Vicksburg". First line reads: You feeling hearted Irishmen, and maidens now draw near. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1863

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(24) Blanch [ID: 74897542]

The engagement between the "Blanche" and the "Pique" took place on 5th January, 1795. The "Pique" surrendered but the captain of the "Blanche", Robert Faulknor, was killed. First line reads: You Frenchmen don't boast of your fighting. In one column.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1820-1844

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(25) New song on the Zulu war [ID: 74897842]

First line reads: You sons of Britannia stand to your gun. In one column.

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1879

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(26) Surrender of Napoleon and France determined [ID: 74897848]

First line reads: You sons of Erin, bold and brave. In two columns.

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1871

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(27) American war, or, The Irishman's lamentation [ID: 74897938]

First line reads: You tender-hearted Irishmen with patience lend an ear. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Printer: Moore, James, printer in Belfast

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1865

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(28) Battle of Navarino [ID: 74897977]

The battle of Navarino - first line reads: You've heard of the Turks and the Greeks. Robie and Jeanie - first line reads: There was a lass and she was fair.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1705

Date printed: 1850