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"
AUTHOR: unknown
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)

Roud #13065
cf. "John Prott Your Wedders is Fat" (character?)
cf. "John Prott and His Man (II)" (character?)
File: GrD81639

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