EBBA 22336

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
Great NEWS from SOUTHWARK: / OR, THE / Old Woman's Legacy to her Cat: / Giving an Account of an old miserable Woman, who lately kept a blind / Ale-house, in Tooley street, near the Burrough of Southwark; who was so wretch- / ly Covetuous, as to deny herself the common Benefits of Life, as to Meat and / Cloaths; leaving at her Death, about eighteen hundred Pounds to her CAT; / using to say often, when the CAT mew'd, / Peace PUSS, peace; thou shalt have all, when I am Dead.
Date Published 1695
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Imprint LONDON: Printed for James Reud, 1695.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 5.414
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 5.414
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  Part 1
Title Great NEWS from SOUTHWARK: / OR, THE / Old Woman's Legacy to her Cat: / Giving an Account of an old miserable Woman, who lately kept a blind / Ale-house, in Tooley street, near the Burrough of Southwark; who was so wretch- / ly Covetuous, as to deny herself the common Benefits of Life, as to Meat and / Cloaths; leaving at her Death, about eighteen hundred Pounds to her CAT; / using to say often, when the CAT mew'd, / Peace PUSS, peace; thou shalt have all, when I am Dead.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Bleeding Heart, &c.
First Lines IN Southwark there did lately dwell, / A rich old Woman, noted well:
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Album Page 1/2 sheet folio, 246 x 155
Condition cropped left and right edges, uneven inking
Ornament horizontal rules