Antedating of "Michigander"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 5 03:43:57 UTC 2014

Michigander (OED 1842)

1838 _Hampshire Gazette_ (Northampton, Mass.) 14 Nov. 1 (America's Historical Newspapers)  I came, as I told you, the last thirty miles to Detroit by rail road.  This is part of one which the Michiganders are making across St. Joseph's.

Fred Shapiro

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