Bile’s Island Lottery, 1774. [Colonial New Jersey lottery ticket]
Rare. “This Ticket entitles the Bearer to such Prize as may be drawn against its Number, if demanded within nine Months after the Drawing is finished; subject to a Deduction of Fifteen percent.” A 1759 Biles Island lottery ticket is a known remainder; this 1774 ticket is not and it is likely one of a small handful known.
Description: Bile’s Island Lottery, 1774. [Colonial New Jersey lottery ticket]
[New Jersey. 1774]. 1¾ x 3 inches. Laid paper. Stained, affecting legibility of signature, but not of printed text.
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