USD 125 - 175
Providence, Rhode Island. Providence Great-Bridge Lottery. October 30, 1790. Lottery Ticket. Fourth Class. PMG About Uncirculated 50. No. 6166, Plate Q. Printed on laid paper. Signed by Andrew Dexter. District angular cut to the indent, minor paper/printing flaw at top margin. Bold embossing. With souvenir text printed in red ink on the back by the 32nd degree Mason Charles Gorton of the St. Johns Commandery No. 1 in 1886. Here is a ticket for a lottery to build Weybosset Bridge in Providence, one of the many lotteries that proliferated circa 1790 in the nascent United States. PMG comments "Edge Damage."