Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 14 21:10:54 UTC 2010

True, but the only references I found were between 1874 and 1900. If I
could find a verifiable citation, it would change the narrative.


On 1/14/2010 3:36 PM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC wrote:
> Andrew Jackson died 1845, so any use he made of the phrase would certainly antedate the 1855 cites below.

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