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British advertisements for Valentine's Day lottery

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118933]
Identifier: MS-HUT-032
An artificially assembled collection of four lottery advertisements, publicizing what was possibly the largest lottery in Britain in 1816. The items span from approximately 1815 to 1816. The slips were likely printed in 1815, but mass distributed in 1816.

Dates

  • circa 1815-1816

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal size folder)

Biographical / Historical

This is an artificially assembled collection, so no biographical or historical note is required.

Scope and Contents

An artificially assembled collection of four lottery advertisements, publicizing what was possibly the largest lottery in Britain in 1816. The items span from approximately 1815 to 1816. The slips were likely printed in 1815, but mass distributed in 1816. The slips were issued sold by Hazard, Burne, & Company and other contractors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These items were purchased from Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers in December 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Jordon Steele, March 2015. Additional processing by Annie Tang, November 2015.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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