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Handsome Harry, or The deceitful young man. Shewing how a sailor courted a fair maiden, named Ruth, and having got her with child, he went to sea and left her; and how her ghost appeared to him, &c.

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Sexual ethics
Deception in literature
Sailors
Love
Suicide
Ghosts

First Line

Come all you loyal hearty lovers.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 278865
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm82735805
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191459277
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=278865&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 107
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=278865

Physical Dimensions

28 x 21 cm.

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“Handsome Harry, or The deceitful young man. Shewing how a sailor courted a fair maiden, named Ruth, and having got her with child, he went to sea and left her; and how her ghost appeared to him, &c.,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed October 22, 2021, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/123.