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Title

Irish Lottery for the year 1753

Object Name

Lottery Ticket

Date Made

1753
1753

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Lottery ticket numbered 05M317 for the year 1753. The ticket reads: 'This ticket will intitle the Bearer to Half the Sum, Irish Currency, arising to the same Number, if drawn in PRIZE, in the present LOTTERY in England; to be paid at the Bank in Belfasts, Fifty Days after the Drawing of the said Lottery is finished; pursuant to the scheme published here, for erecting a Poor-House and Hospital, and for building a church.' Signed 'R. Wilson', '[S]am Schmith'. There are some calculations noted on the back.

Materials

paper, ink

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2013.121

Copyright

National Museums NI