Contents and Arrangement

Account: Alford (Letter from Jonathan Sergeant, also Regarding Land Sales), 1755 March

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Twentieth-century materials are housed in box one. Boxes two and three contain eighteenth- century lottery documents, organized by lottery and then alphabetically.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Account: Alford (Letter from Jonathan Sergeant, also Regarding Land Sales); Lottery Records, AC192, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Find More

Existence and Location of Originals

A small number of original and microfilmed documents relating to the lotteries (especially the Delaware Lottery) can be found at either the Rare Books Division or the Microform Service Center, both at Firestone Library. Search the online catalog by keywords "Princeton and Lottery," by a specific lottery name, or by using any of the subject lines below to yield descriptions, call numbers, and locations.

Livingston, Peter Van Brugh, 1710-1792–Contributions in Educational Fund Raising
Ogden, Robert
Shippen, William, 1712-1801–Contributions in Educational Fund Raising
Smith, William Peartree–Contributions in Educational Fund Raising