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Downfall of Socialism! Death of Robert Owen!
This political text begins: 'This is a curious Article on Socialism, extracted from the Glasgow Weekly Dispatch, and the reader cannot help but be amused at the death of the Founder of that System'. This sheet was republished for J. MacCulloch, presumably in 1858, after the announcement of Owen's death.
Downfall of Spittal! A New Song
The political ballad begins: 'Come join in my chorus, true Aytounites all, / And sing of our triumph and SPITTAL'S down-fall, / For altho' to the Whigs it be wormwood and gall, / Yet the draper must certainly go to the wall'. A note below the heading states that it should be sung to the tune of 'Which Nobody Can Deny', which is an alternative title for 'For He's A Jolly Good Fellow'. The sheet was published by Grant of Edinburgh, and the date of publication was probably some time between 1833 and 1837.
Downfall of the Dyke
This ballad begins: 'You've heard tell of this muckle dyke, / Built on the banks of Clyde, man, / That has near stood the 6th year's flood, / And Winter's storm beside, man'. It was published by William Carse of Glasgow and probably sold for one penny.
Dreadful Accident at Edinburgh
This report begins: 'Account of the dreadful accident which took place on Saturday at Picardy Place Edinburgh, at the sale of Lord Eldin's splendid collection of pictures, when the floor of the Auction Room gave way, and 150 Persons were buried in the ruins.'
This news report begins: A Full and Authentic Account of the Dreadful and Fatal ACCIDENT that happened the COMET Steam-Boat, on her passage from Inverness and Fort-William to Glasgow, yesterday morning, Friday the 21st October, 1825, when, off Kempock Point, she was suddenly Struck by the Steam Boat Aya, and instantly went down, by which melancholy circumstance, SEVENTY Human Beings were in a single moment precipitated into Eternity!!!' The publisher was William Robertson, the 'Flying Stationer', of Edinburgh.
Dreadful Accident, and Loss of Life
This broadside report begins: 'A Full, True and Particular account of that Dreadful Accident which occurred in this city on Saturday afternoon, by the falling in of a house in Picardy Place, when crowded with company of the first respectability attending the sale of the Lord Eldon's Pictures, -- Giving the full particulars of that melancholy catastrophe, with the names of the unfortunate sufferers.' Although no publication details are included, the reference to the late Lord Eldon suggests the sheet was published in, or around, 1838.
Dreadful and Awful Riots in Paris!
This report begins: 'A Full and Particular Account of the Dreadful and Awful Riots in Paris, (occasioned by the Anniversary of the Murder of the Duke de Berri,) by the friends of Charles the Tenth, now at Holyroodhouse, - With an account of the Destruction of the Catholic Archbishop's Palace, and of his Arrest, also an Account of the capture of several of the Ringleaders.' The broadside was published by John Campbell of Edinburgh. It is not dated.
Dreadful and Fatal Pitched Battle
This broadside begins: 'An account of a most dreadful and fatal Pitched Battle which was fought on Monday last, at Childshill, near London, between Davis and Winkworth, when Winkworth was killed, and warrants were issued against a number of pugilists, among whom were Byrne, Reynolds, and Spring.' The sheet was published by John Muir of Glasgow and is dated 14th August 1829.
This public notice begins: 'One Hundred and Twenty-two Lives Lost! / A full and particular Account of the loss of the Ship Governor Fenner, with Emigrants for America, which took place off Holyhead, on Saturday Morning last, when 122 Men, Women and Children lost their lives.' This story was sourced from the 'Edinburgh Observer' of Tuesday 23rd February, 1841. A sketchy woodcut of a boat has been included.
Dreadful Death of Eleven Soldiers Belonging to the Artillery
This report begins: 'Full, True and Correct Account of the Explosion of the Power Magazine, at Gibraltar, on the 27th of December last, when Eleven Soldiers belonging to the Garrison were blown up 300 feet in the air, with an account of their dreadful and horrid Death, most of them being shattered to pieces, also an account of the number of men bruised and wounded.' The date stated on the sheet is the 27th of December, and a hand-written entry inserted after the printed text identifies the year as 1830. The sheet was published by John Campbell of Edinburgh.
This report begins: 'Full, True, and Particular Account of the Disturbances in Ireland, with an account of the Horrid Murders committed there___also an account of the Duel which was fought last week between the D__e of W____n and L__d A____p.' The sheet was published by John Campbell of Edinburgh.
This news report begins: 'A Full and Particular Account of that Dreadful Explosion of Gunpowder, at Stobbs Mills, on Thursday last the 17th February, 1825, at a few minutes past Eight in the morning, by which two Men and a Horse lost their lives, and several others were severely injured.' The sheet was priced at one penny and was published by Robert McMillan. The place of publication is not noted.
Dreadful Fire in London
This report begins: 'Full and correct account of that dreadful and awful Fire which happened at the house of Lord Walsingham, in Cavendish Square, London, on the morning of Wednesday last, when his Lordship's body was burned to ashes, and Lady Walsingham, to save her life, had jumped over a window, and her mangled body was found in the back yard, and she died in a few hours.' The publisher of the broadside is not noted, but its source is given as the 'Caledonian Mercury'. The sheet was priced at one penny.
This report begins: 'A Full and Particular ACCOUNT of a most Calamtious [sic] FIRE which happened in a large Tenement in the Cowgate, Edinburgh, this morning, Monday, 10th September, 1821, about half an hour before One o'Clock, by which three Lives were Lost, and several severely Wounded and Bruised.'
This report begins: 'Full and particular Account of that dreadful and bloody engagement which took place betwixt a party of Smugglers, and some men belonging to the Preventive Service, on Wednesday last, at St. John's Haven, when three men were most cruelly murdered.' A note at the foot of the sheet states that it was 'Printed for Fergus Ferguson, Bookseller'. Unfortunately, the sheet is not dated.
Dreadful Riot in London
This report begins: 'A Full, True and Particular Account of that Great Public Meeting which took place in Coldbath-fields, London, on Monday last, for the purpose of forming a NATIONAL CONVENTION, giving an account of the Speeches delivered on the occasion, -- Together with an account of the desperate attack by 3000 Policemen, under the direction of Lord Melbourne, and Colonel Rowan and Mr Mayne, -- with the names of the killed and wounded, and the number taken prisoners.' The sheet was published by Francis McCartney of Edinburgh in May, 1833, and the story was sourced from 'The Caledonian Mercury' of May the 16th, 1833.
Dreadful Shipwreck of a London Smack
This report begins: 'Full, True, and Particular Account of the melancholy Shipwreck of the London Smack, Czar, near North Berwick, on Friday night last, when the Master, five of the crew, and thirteen Passengers were drowned.' The report has been taken from the Edinburgh Courant newspaper and published by John Campbell, Edinburgh. The 'Czar' went down in 1831.
Dreadful Voice of Fire
This ballad begins: 'The Elements, Earth, Water, Air and Fire, / Make happy Men, or sometime they conspire.' The text preceeding this ballad reads: 'Begun at Edinburgh, the 3d of February 1700. ????? Quis, talia fando, / Temperet a Lachrymiss? ????'.
Dreadful Warning To Parents
This report begins: 'We find that the solemn vows and promises are of so great weight, and strictly binding by the severe notice God has taken of those that have violated them, in punishing the dishonour done to his name, by various and fearful judgements ; and the dismal death this young woman died in consequence of breaking her solemn vow to the man who adored her, furnishes another striking example of the heinousness of the crime.' Printed for James Taylor, Edinburgh.
Dreadful Warning! To All Lovers
This report begins: 'An Affecting Account of a young woman, a servant girl in Kirkcaldy, who put an end to her life, for the sake of a young man there, who had cruelly deceived her with a promise of Marriage; together with a Copy of an interesting LETTER she wrote to him a few minutes before she did the deed.'
Drink and be Merry; or, The Bold 42!
Verse 1 and chrous: 'There was a puir lassie I pity her lot, / Her lad went and listed to wear the red coat, / To wear the red coat he has gaen faur awa', / Oh, my love's gone and listed in the bold forty-twa. / Let us drink and be merry / All sorrows refrain, / For we may and may never / All meet here again.' The broadside was published by The Poet's Box, 224 Overgate, Dundee, which advertises at the top of the sheet, 'NEW SONGS OUT EVERY WEEK', and at the bottom, 'Songs sent to any part of the country on receipt of postage stamps'.
Driven from Home
Verse 1: 'Out in the cold world, out in the street, / Asking a penny of each one I meet, / Shoeless I wander about through the day, / Wearing my young life in sorrow away; / No one to help me, no one to bless, / No one to pity me, none to caress; / Fatherless, motherless, sadly I roam, / A child of misfortune, I'm driven from home.'
Drivin' in tae Glesca in a Sour Milk Cart
This ballad begins: 'My name is Jemie Broon, an' I'm servin' at Polnoon. / A farmhouse near Eaglesham, that fine, old-fashioned toon - / Whaur wi' the milk ilk mornin', a wee while after three, / We tak, the road richt merrily, the auld black horse and me.' The broadside was published by the Poet's Box. 224 Overgate, Dundee.
Verse 1: 'They ca' me drucken Jock; / That may a' be true - / I neither beg nor steal, / Although I'm sometimes fou. / I'm neither lame nor crazy, / And I pay for what I drink; / There's no sae muckle odds o' fock / As ane would think.' 'Drucken' means 'drunken' and 'fou' means 'intoxicated'. The name of the publisher is not included and the sheet is not dated.
Drunkard's Raggit Wean
This ballad begins: 'A wee bit raggit laddie gangs wan'ren thro' the street, / Wadin' 'mang the snaw wi' his wee hackit feet, / He's shiv'rin i' the cauld blast, greetin' wi' the pain.' The text preceeding it reads: 'New Songs out every week. Copies of this Popular Song can always be had at the Poet's Box, 224 Overgate, Dundee.'
Drunkard's Raggit Wean
This ballad begins: 'A wee bit raggit laddie gangs an'ren thro' the street, / Wadin' 'mang the snaw wi' his wee hackit feet, / He's shiv'rin' I' the cauld blast, greetin' wi' the pain; / Wha's the puir wee callan? he's a drunkard's raggit wean.' The broadside was published by the Poet's Box in Dundee. It does not carry a date of publication.
Drunkard's Raggit Wean
Verse 1 begins: 'A wee bit raggit laddie gangs wan'rin through the street / Wadin' through the snaw wi' his wee hackit feet'. This sheet was published by James Lindsay of 9 King Street, Glasgow.
This entertaining story begins: 'Account of another DUEL, that took place on Wednesday last, 18th April, in the neighbourhood of Pennycuick, county of Edinburgh ; when one of the Parties was mortally wounded.'
Dumbarton's Bonny Dell
Verse 1 begins: 'There's ne'er a nook in a' the land, / Victoria rules sae weel.' Above the title a woodcut illustration of an ivy-covered, brick folly, containing a wooden bench, has been included. This sheet was published by James Lindsay of King Street, Glasgow.
This ballad begins: 'My name is Duncan Campbell, from the shire of Argyle ; / I've travelled this country for many a long mile ; / I have travelled through England and Ireland and a', / And the name I go under is bold Erin-go-Bragh.' The sheet is undated and no publication details are given. A woodcut of a man, of Victorian appearance, adorns the top of the sheet.