Union Canal Lottery. State of Pennsylvania. [1825 Pennsylvania lottery ticket]
The Union Canal Company was formed in 1811 with the merger of the Schuylkill & Susquehanna Navigation Company and Delaware and the Schuylkill Canal company. Numerous lottery schemes were held to finance the company throughout the early nineteenth century.
Description: Union Canal Lottery. State of Pennsylvania. [1825 Pennsylvania lottery ticket]
[Philadelphia:] Sold by H.C. Yates, 127 Chesnut-st., January, 1825. 2½ x 6¼ inches. Folds and creasing; foxing; good.