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Object Name

Lottery Ticket

Date Made

1753

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Lottery ticket numbered 16M840 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', 'J. Getty'. On the back in pencil: 'Presented by Mr. J. Thomas Elliott, 19th [Feb] 46'.

Materials

paper, ink

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2013.122

Copyright

National Museums NI