Connecticut Peddler, The

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a peddler, I'm a peddler, I'm a peddler from Connecticut... And don't you want to buy?" He offers "many goods you never saw before," such as pins, "tracts upon popular sins," and many sorts of seeds.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1851 (sheet music published by Oliver Ditson, according to Douglas)
KEYWORDS: commerce money travel nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 317-320, "The Connecticut Peddler" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS1, p. 80, "The Connecticut Pedlar" (1 text)

Roud #15533
File: LxA317

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