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    Lottery Ticket - H. Nophsinger's Moral & Benevolent Enterprise, 1857. A rare item that was a ticket in this "Unsurpassed Scheme" to raise money that is "magnanimously appropriated to the use and benefit of the COLONIZATION SOCIETY" in a drawing in New Albany, IN, Aug. 15, 1857. Missing the upper left corner. Likely part a genuine abolitionist movement cause and some gamesmanship by one H. Nophsinger, this is a fascinating document that should be a must for collectors of historical lottery memorabilia.

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    September, 2002
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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