Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.
American Lottery Tickets Collection
0.2 linear feet, 1 half-size archival box
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Consists of forty-five 18th and 19th-century American lottery tickets from nine different states. Before 1790, America had only three incorporated banks; therefore, lotteries were standard sources for public and private financing.