"San Antone" antedating

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Mar 3 17:14:56 UTC 2007

Last year Bill Mullins found some 1885's. This is slightly earlier:

  1882 Frank S. Triplett _The Life, Times, and Treacherous Death of Jesse James_ (rpt. N.Y.: Konecky & Konecky, 1970) 110: San Antonio, or as the Texan affectionately and lazily calls it, San Antone.


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