Antedating of "Phrenology"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 22 11:47:30 UTC 2006

phrenology (OED3 1811)

1810 _Poulson's American Daily Advertiser_ 16 Mar. 3 (America's Historical
Newspapers)  Moral Science, comprehending Phrenology or the history of the
human mind.

Fred Shapiro

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