[PW] ? Earliest Use of "Live Long and Prosper" (Quotation Query #740)

Graf, Jeffrey C jcgraf at indiana.edu
Tue Feb 16 10:54:25 PST 2016


Times-Picayune, page 2 
Publication Date: 
November 1, 1840
Published as: 
The Daily Picayune.
Location: 
New Orleans, Louisiana
Headline: 
[Reader; Marriage; Announcements; Today; Fellow; Worth; Health; Prosper]
Article Type: 
News/Opinion

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Subject: [PW] ? Earliest Use of "Live Long and Prosper" (Quotation Query #740)

The Star Trek Vulcan blessing, "Live long and prosper," has been around for a while on earth, I believe.  Can anyone help me discover the earliest findable occurrence of this phrase?

Fred Shapiro
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