antedating of shindig (1846)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sun Sep 2 13:58:50 UTC 2007

Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette, (Raleigh, NC) Tuesday,
January 20,
1846; Issue 6; col C      Editor?s Correspondence (Gale)

"And Mr, Buchanan, who also declined appearing at the Locofoco "shindig," but
sent a note, which was read in the Ball-room,...."

Stephen Goranson

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