[Ads-l] Antedating of "Craps" (Game)

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 13 00:09:02 EDT 2018


Wonderful citation, Stephen. New Orleans has a strong connection to
France, so a French source is natural I think. It would be nice to
have a description of the 1818 version of the craps game in French,
but that may be difficult to obtain. The page image also lists
"Creps".

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 5:38 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:
> Here's the 1818 French original with Craps, etc.:
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> https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=umn.31951000729960p;view=1up;seq=229
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> Stephen
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> Feb. 13 (Saturday), 1819
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> Columbian Museum and Savanna Daily Gazette, p. 2, col. e
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> GAMING AT PARIS
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> The following detail on the Public Gaming Tables of Paris....
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> 1 do [ditto = Tables] of Craps.
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> Stephen Goranson
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> Stephen Goranson's Home Page - Duke University<http://people.duke.edu/~goranson/>
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> "Celsus of Pergamum: Locating a Critic of Early Christianity," Ch. 30 in The Archaeology of Difference: Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the "Other" in Antiquity: Studies in Honor of Eric M. Meyers (AASOR 60/61, 2007 ...
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> "Celsus of Pergamum: Locating a Critic of Early Christianity," Ch. 30 in The Archaeology of Difference: Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the "Other" in Antiquity: Studies in Honor of Eric M. Meyers (AASOR 60/61, 2007 ...
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> craps (game) (OED 1843)
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> 1842 _Newark_ (N.J.) _Daily Advertiser_ 6 Dec. 1/2  The common game of _craps_ in New Orleans (resembling the English "hazard") has been pronounced gambling by the conviction of a noted house on the 25th ult.
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> Fred Shapiro
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