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East Tennessee College Lottery Broadside, 1810 January 3

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This broadside announces a lottery to be held for the benefit of East Tennessee College. It states that "11,000 tickets will be sold for $5.00 apiece, and prizes will range from $5,000 to $6. All prizes not claimed within twelve months shall be considered as relinquished for the benefit of the college." The lottery's organizers (Hugh L. White, Thomas McCorry, James Campbell, Robert Craighead, and John N. Gamble) "encourage all citizens to participate in order to ensure America's continued...
Dates: 1810 January 3