Hadn't thought of that. Most of the ones I've heard have sounded more like broadside stuff: half sensational, half sympathetic. Trash TV of the day.
Titles are hard to track by, and I don't have Kirkpatrick. Can you quote a line or two?
Primary poacher song that everyone seems to be performing now is the one beginning "Concerning of three young men/ One night in January," which the database has under the title "Bold Poachers."