[Ads-l] Antedating of "navy bean"

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Sep 26 12:35:14 EDT 2016


_Pittsburgh [PA] Weekly Gazette_ 12 Apr 1833 p 2 [newspapers.com]
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"Navy beans      75"  [cents per bushel]

> 
> Today's word of the day, OED has 1856.
> 
> 1851 May 10, “The Markets”, in North Carolina Standard, Volume 1, No.
> 53, Raleigh, N.C., page 3:
> 
> Peas—Black Eye and Cow Peas 65c. Beans—Very scarce Navy Beans 112 a 115c. Lard—Virginia Lard, in Kegs, 10½c.
> 
> http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024517/1851-05-10/ed-1/seq-
> 3/#date1=1789&index=1&rows=20&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&words=Beans+Navy&proxdistance=5&date2=1853&o
> rtext=&proxtext=&phrasetext=navy+beans&andtext=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1
> 
> Hugo

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