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    Daniel Carroll Canal Lottery Ticket Signed, "Danl. Carroll of Dud." One ticket, 4" x 1.5", ca. 1810, "Washington City", marked as number twelve. Landowner and businessman Daniel Carroll was the cousin of Declaration of Independence signer Daniel Carroll of Upper Marlboro. Heavily toned; fine.

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    Carroll (1764-1849) signed this lottery ticket which reads, "This ticket will entitle the possessor to such prize as may be drawn to its Number, in Lottery No. 1, for cutting the canal through the city of Washington, to the Eastern-Branch Harbour." The Washington Canal, now covered in part by Pennsylvania Avenue, was begun in 1810.



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    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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