Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

Verses in Vogue with the Vulgar

Transcribed Ballads

Woodcut for The Sea captain, or Tit for tat

Woodcut for The Sea captain, or Tit for tat

 

 

The last words of Polly [Goold] Gould. To a very mournful tune

 

Verses composed on the schooner Washington and crew

 

The last words of S. Tully, executed 1812

 

The last words of S. Tully, who was executed at South Boston, for piracy

 

A copy of a letter from Samuel Tully to his father, in England

 

Truxton's victory: or Brave Yankee Boys

 

Thou shalt do no murder.

 

Theatre on fire Awful calamity! A letter from Richmond, Virginia 

 

  

Rodgers & victory. Tit for tat Or, The Chesapeake paid for in British blood

 

Riot in Baltimore. Extract of a letter from Baltimore, dated July 28.

 

Indian speech. The speech of Sagona Ha, which signifies the Keeper Awake

 

The girl of my heart, together with the Maid of Lodi, and Country 'squire

 

Privateering and pirateering alias, the "Peace Party" at war

 

A Particular account of the late distressing fire at Portsmouth

 

Murder: death of Miss Mack Coy [i.e., McCoy], and the Young Teazer.

 

On Samuel Tully and John Dalton...who is sentenced to be executed

 

Naval recruiting song, "tune All hands a hoy to the anchor." 

  

Most brilliant aval [sic] victory on Lake Erie. Glorious news!!!

 

Melancholy events Boston, July 21st, 1813

 

Massachusetts Song of Liberty:

 

 

Harrison victorious

 

An Elegy on the death of Reverend Joseph S. Buckminster

 

Eighth naval victory

 

Dreadful hurricane at New Orleans

 

 

Columbia and independence, a new patriotic song... Tune--Adams and liberty

 

Landlady of France, together with the Bottle of Rum, and Morgiana

 

Capture of Little York

 

Written and corrected by James Campbell,...Tune "Disconsolate sailor"

 

A new song, composed by James Campbell on board the Constitution

 

Glorious naval victory...James Campbell, a boatswain's mate on board the Constitution

 

The Bulwarks of religion

 

On Thursday last, two young men...received the sentence of death

 

Battle between troops under Gov. Harrison and tribes of Indians, 1811

 

The Silver Keyor a Fancy to Truth and a Warning to Youth.

 

Battle of Queenstown: Between the Americans...and the British...

 

Another glorious victory. Newport, Oct. 18, 1813. 

 

The American patriot's war song: or An appeal to freemen

 

The Young girl's resolution; together with Friendship

 

Yankee privateering

 

The Yankey's return from camp. Together with the favorite song of the Black bird

 

 

The World turn'd upside down; together with Constant Charley

 

 

The experiences of Nancy Welch, a blind woman

 

The experience of Nancy Welch, a blind woman (Written by herself)

 

The Vintner outwitted; together with the favorite song of Sally in our alley

 

The Valliant [sic] London prentice: : being an account of his matchless manhood

 

 

 

A Tragical account of the two lovers of Exeter

 

To the teachers of Toryism, together with Priestcraft exposed

 

  

 

 

Reflections of Sarah Thomas, an unfortunate young woman

 

Thomas Moorhead, a ship-wreck'd mariner, who subsisted fifty-one days on the bodies of his comrades

 

 

 

  

A Song, written on a Virginia cotton and tobacco merchant. Together with the Female drummer

 

A Song, composed on the evacuation of Boston by the British troops

 

The Siege of Tripoli

 

 

Verses, composed by Amasa Sessions, on the death of Amasa Robbins

 

Sally in our ally together with Murtock Delarney's travels and return to Ballinafad

 

Sale at auction : to be sold on the first day January, 1850,

 

Robin Bohugh's reason why he married such an ill looking wife

 

Meriden town; a new song : Tune--"The hounds are all up, and the morning doth peep"

 

 

 

Paul Jones's Victory

 

Death of General Wolfe, Susan's Lamentation

 

Paddy's land, An Irishman's heart for the ladies

 

On the various sects of religion:

 

 

The American Hero. Made on the Battle of Bunker-Hill, and the Burning of Charlestown

 

The New Erin Go Bragh

 

 

Lord Bakeman, who was taken by the Turks and put in prison

 

Lines composed on the execution of W. Clement's: who was shot for desertion

 

Lines composed on the death of Parker, Who was hung at the yard arm

 

Lady Washington's lamentation for the death of her husband

 

An Irishman's observations on British politics and privateering

 

American manufactures, the best trump to play with Great Britain

 

 

General Warren: or The Battle of Bunker Hill

 

Lord Nelson's battle of the Nile

 

 

Earthquake: verses on the earth-quake, in North-America, in the year 1755

 

The dying words of Capt. Robert Kidd: a noted pirate

 

The Dying soldier together with the Galley slave

 

The Death of Washington, with some remarks on Jeffersonian policy

 

The Death of Gen. Wahsington [sic], with some remarks on Jeffersonian policy

 

Conversion hymn : together with the Harvest of the world

    

Captain Ward, the pirate

 

Captain James, who was hung and gibbeted in England, for starving to death his cabbin-boy

 

 Erin go brah, St. Patrick's day in the morning

 

Brother sailor, or An address to seamen.--- Together with the Dying words of a young man

 

Brother sailor. An address to sailors. Tune, Indian chief. Together with the Spiritual soldier's uniform

 

Bateman's tragedy: being a warning to all maidens

 

Indian letter. Extract of a letter from Capt. Hendricks, an Indian chief, of the Stockbridge nation