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Seven Years’ War, 1756-1763

' Seven Years’ War, 1756-1763 ' contains the following 7 items:

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(1) Bold General Wolfe [ID: 74891800]

Two ballads. Bold General Wolfe - first line reads: Bold General Wolfe to his men did say. Tobacco - first line reads: Tobacco is an Indian weed. In two columns with an illustration above each.

Date printed: 1842

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(2) Siege of Belleisle [ID: 74892055]

First line reads: Come all you bold Britons that are prating at home. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

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

Date printed: 1802-1809

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(3) General Wolfe [ID: 74895280]

First line reads: Now General Wolfe to his men did say. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Printer: Grundy, John, fl. 1797

Date printed: 1780-1800

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(4) Thurot's defeat [ID: 74895385]

First line reads: On the 21st, of April, as I have heard many say. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Date printed: 1802-1819

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(5) Thurot's defeat [ID: 74895388]

First line reads: On the 21st of April as I have heard many say. Printed by George Pigott. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Celebrating John Elliot's defeat of Thurot in 1760.

Printer: Pigott, George, fl. 1803-1830

Date printed: 1803-1830

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(6) New copy of verses sent by a young man to his sweetheart in Plymouth [ID: 74896156]

" ... giving a particular acccount of the glorious victory gained over French, by taking the famous and flourishing Isle of Bellisle". First line reads: Sweet William of Plymouth a letter did/ write. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Belleisle was a 64-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, launched in 1760. She was captured by the Royal Navy on 3 April 1761, and commissioned as the HMS Belleisle.

Date printed: 1761

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(7) Men of Kent [ID: 74896957]

First line reads: When Harold was invaded and falling/ lost his crown. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Date printed: 1820-1844