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The Olden Time Series, Vol. 1: Curiosities of the Old Lottery

Gleanings Chiefly from Old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

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Author: Henry M. Brooks
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,118 / 80 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.5
LoC Categories: AP, AN
Downloads: 392
Added to site: 2006.03.13
mnybks.net#: 13040
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical
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00 are 1200 20 of 50 are 1000 20 of 20 are 400 30 of 10 are 300 200 of 6 are 1200 1200 of 4 are 4800 ---- ---- 1486 Prizes, 10800 Dollars. 4514 Blanks. ---- 6000 Tickets at 2 Dollars each, is 12,000 Dollars. To be paid in Prizes, 10,800 ------ Remains 1200 Dollars,

to be applied to the Purpose aforesaid.

The Necessity of a large and convenient Hall in such a Town as this, upon all Public Occasions, can't be disputed. The Rebuilding Faneuil-Hall has therefore been generally approved of; and the Encouragement it will meet with from the Public, will, we doubt not, be in some Measure proportionable to its Importance: We promise ourselves therefore a speedy Sale of the Tickets; and hope we shall soon be able to draw.

Public Notice will be given of the Time and Place of Drawing; and as soon as the Drawing is finished, a List of the Prizes will be published in Edes and Gill's Boston Gazette, &c. and the Money paid to the Possessors of the Benefit Tickets, in Twenty

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