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.
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)
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