James E Pepper Time Line

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Re: James E Pepper Time Line

Unread postby bourbonv » Wed Sep 30, 2009 12:29 pm

That is what I was afraid of. Thanks for talking with him. I gave hime your name and web site as well as the link to this timeline.
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Re: James E Pepper Time Line

Unread postby bourbonv » Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:40 am

Chuck,
I went back to the Carson reference and it seems to me that he was placing the time as late 1890s for Pepper introducing the Old Fashioned to New Yorkers. Everything else he is discussing is post Spanish American War. Unfortunately, there is no footnote here.
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