[Ads-l] "Boston Tea party"

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Thu Jun 1 09:24:49 EDT 2017


Yes, Yes!  In my research on _Tea Party_ for _Barnhart's Never-finished
Political Dictionary of the 21st Century_ in the entry for the term I cited
the following dates: 1824, 1825, 1843 and possible cites from 1817 and 1821
from Google Books.

Regards,
David

On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 7:37 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

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> The 1773 event in Boston was not immediately called the "Boston Tea Party"
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> according to Alfred F. Young, The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and
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> he American Revolution (1999). Young draws attention to 1834 and 1835
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>  as popularizing that name. Perhaps somewhere earlier uses of the name
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>  been noted. If not:
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> 1825, Dec. 30, p. 1, c. 4. [Readex] New-York American for the Country. A
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> ast given at a dinner o the 205th anniversary of the Plymouth Rock landing:
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> "By W. P. Hawes--The Boston tea-party--May tyrants and oppressors
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> t the world, be speedily invited to a like entertainment,"
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> 1826, Feb 4. multiple newspapers. "One of the party of 'about forty
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>  people dressed like Indians,' who boarded the ship Eleanor, in Boston, in
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> 1773, and threw overboard 114 chests of tea, now lives in Cincinnati,
> Ohio.=
>  He is, says the Crisis, a temperate, hardy old veteran, supports his
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> y by the sweat of his brow, and often boasts of the "_Boston Tea Party_"
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> Stephen Goranson. goranson "at" duke "dot" edu _____ Jannaeus.pdf. My
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