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Note: ED-EDD and SC-WAR were the only books I found 'querious' listed in.
However, it was used in an 1852 publication, "The Lone Star: Or, The Texan Bravo" by Dr, John Hovey Robinson, and published in Boston, Massachusetts:
From: Original Scottish Rhymes:
With Humourous and Satirical Songs
By David Webster, 1835
The Sour Milk Man's Description of a Museum.