Book/Printed Material United States lottery, 1776 : The scheme is, that this lottery consist of four classes, of one hundred thousand tickets each ...

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United States lottery, 1776 : The scheme is, that this lottery consist of four classes, of one hundred thousand tickets each ...
Contributor Names
United States Lottery.
United States. Continental Congress.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Printed by William & Thomas Bradford ..., [1776]
Subject Headings
-  United States Lottery
-  Lotteries--United States
Notes
-  Dated: Philad. Dec. 6, 1776.
-  "In Congress, November 27, 1776. Resolved, That it be recommended to the legislatures of the United States respectively, to pass such laws as will most effectually tend to prevent the counterfeiting or forging the tickets of the public lottery. Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary."
-  Shipton & Mooney 43204
-  Sabin 97970
-  LC copy annotated at bottom of sheet: Ticket yet to be sold at the office of Jonathan Williams agent in Boston May 21st 1777; on verso: Scheme of the Continental Lottery.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 27 x 21 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 17
Digital Id
bdsdcc 01701 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.01701
Library of Congress Control Number
90898100
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Dated: Philad. Dec. 6, 1776. "In Congress, November 27, 1776. Resolved, That it be recommended to the legislatures of the United States respectively, to pass such laws as will most effectually tend to prevent the counterfeiting or forging the tickets of the public lottery. Extract from the minutes, Charles Thomson, secretary." Shipton & Mooney 43204 Sabin 97970 ESTC W6601 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy annotated at bottom of sheet: Ticket yet to be sold at the office of Jonathan Williams agent in Boston May 21st 1777; on verso: Scheme of the Continental Lottery.
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United States Lottery, United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. United States lottery,: The scheme is, that this lottery consist of four classes, of one hundred thousand tickets each. [Philadelphia: Printed by William & Thomas Bradford, 1776] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898100/.

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United States Lottery, United States Continental Congress & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1776) United States lottery,: The scheme is, that this lottery consist of four classes, of one hundred thousand tickets each. [Philadelphia: Printed by William & Thomas Bradford] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898100/.

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United States Lottery, United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. United States lottery,: The scheme is, that this lottery consist of four classes, of one hundred thousand tickets each. [Philadelphia: Printed by William & Thomas Bradford, 1776] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898100/>.