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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 fourscore 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 suffiecient warning to all excisemen far and near, to amend their lives to hate a miss, and love their wives. To the tune of, Moggies jealousie.

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 fourscore 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 suffiecient warning to all excisemen far and near, to amend their lives to hate a miss, and love their wives. To the tune of, Moggies jealousie.

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Crafty miss
Date: [1684?]
Publisher: Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-spur Street,
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Description:
Verse - "There was an excise-man so fine".
Imprint from Wing.
ESTC lists two versions of this broadside: R234463 is described with woodcuts and the words "Entred according to order" at end of title, with the imprint "Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-Spur Street"; another edition, R228749, has no woodcuts and lacks "Entred according to order" at end of title, with the imprint "Printed for I. Deacon."
The Beinecke Library version has the imprint "Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-Spur Street", and has woodcuts, but lacks "Entred according to Order" at end of title.
BEIN 2000 Folio 6 12: Mounted to: 30 x 42 cm.
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1 sheet ([1] p.) : 4 ill. ; 22 x 33 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11174921
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