British advertisements for Valentine's Day lottery
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.
- circa 1815-1816
- Hazard, Burne, & Co. (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
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0.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal size folder)
Language of Materials
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These items were purchased from Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers in December 2013.
Processed by Jordon Steele, March 2015. Additional processing by Annie Tang, November 2015.
- British advertisements for Valentine's Day lottery
- Language of description
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