EBBA 21288

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The Crafty MISS: / Or, An Excise man well fitted. / Being a true Relation of an Excise-man, who lately in the County of Kent, had / received the Sum of Four-score-pounds and lighting into the company of a / Crafty Miss who gave him the Chouse for it all; and riding away with his / Gelding, left in the stead a Mare which she had stole, for which Mare he was / Arraigned, and narrowly escaped the severe penalty of the Law: Which may / be a sufficient warning to all Excise-men far and near, to amend their lives, to hate a Miss, and love their Wives.
Date Published 1671-1702 ?
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Imprint Printed for I. Deacon, at the sign of the Angel in Guilt=spur-street
License Entred according to Order.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.274
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.274
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  Part 1
Title The Crafty MISS: / Or, An Excise man well fitted. / Being a true Relation of an Excise-man, who lately in the County of Kent, had / received the Sum of Four-score-pounds and lighting into the company of a / Crafty Miss who gave him the Chouse for it all; and riding away with his / Gelding, left in the stead a Mare which she had stole, for which Mare he was / Arraigned, and narrowly escaped the severe penalty of the Law: Which may / be a sufficient warning to all Excise-men far and near, to amend their lives, to hate a Miss, and love their Wives.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Moggies Iealousie.
First Lines THere was an Excise-Man so fine, / rode into the county of Kent,
Refrain
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?205 x 310
Condition cropped and torn top edge, creased, damaged surface
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