Antedating of "Texan"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat May 31 11:50:55 UTC 2014

Texan (OED 1837)

1836 _Democratic Free Press_ (Detroit) 6 Jan. 1 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Zavala had addressed a letter to the Mexican government, exhibiting the true causes and conditions of the Texans movements.

Fred Shapiro

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