[Ads-l] "in cahoot" 1827 antedating

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Mon Jan 6 10:26:51 UTC 2020

OED*, Green's, M-W have 1829.
Phenix [sic] Gazette, Alexandria VA, August 2, 1827 2/2:
"From the Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle"

"Gineral Government and the ministration are going in _cahoot_ to undermine and overrule the undertakings of the people of Georgia."

Stephen Goranson

*OED includes an "18.." quotation from Chronicles of Pineville, but that book, with changing texts, is from 1843ff.

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