John Prott and His Man (I)
DESCRIPTION: John Prott and his man go to the market. John buys and sells until he comes to his last coin. "If ye be an honest man, Stan' to that"
EARLIEST DATE: 1886 (Gregor)
KEYWORDS: commerce money nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig #21, p. 3, ("John Prott and his man") (1 text)
GreigDuncan8 1639, "John Prott" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Walter Gregor, "Children's Amusements" in The Folk-Lore Journal, Vol. IV, No. 2 (1886 (available online by JSTOR Public Library Collection)), #3 pp. 140-142 "John Prott and his Man" (10 texts)
cf. "John Prott Your Wedders is Fat" (character?)
cf. "John Prott and His Man (II)" (character?)
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