Lottery Tickets

an interesting way to finance the first canal connecting the new City of Washington with the Chesapeake Bay


Washington, DC – Washington City Canal Lottery Ticket ND
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Both of these Canal Lottery tickets were to help fund a Potomac River Canal linking the “City of Washington to the Eastern-Branch Harbour.” D(aniel) Carroll of Maryland, a signer of the United States Constitution is one of the signatures seen on these tickets. These pieces are signed and numbered.