Further Antedating of "Communist"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 31 02:23:22 UTC 2006

communist (OED 1842)

1841 _The New World_ 6 Nov. 304 (American Periodical Series)  The attempt
of Quenisset, alias Pappart, on the life of the Duke d'Aumale is not the
foul crime of an isolated individual, but the infernal combination of a
Society of Communists.

Fred Shapiro

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