[Ads-l] Antedating of "Archaeologist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 31 19:58:39 UTC 2016

I left out the name of the author, William Mason.

Fred Shapiro

From: Shapiro, Fred
Sent: Saturday, January 30, 2016 8:51 PM
Subject: Antedating of "Archaeologist"

archaeologist (OED 1824)

1782 _An archaeological epistle to the Reverend and Worshipful Jeremiah Milles_ 9 (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)  I am fully persuaded that all of you, like me, will turn Archaeologists.

Fred Shapiro

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