A RARE CHANCE / FOR A HOME! / A PANACEA FOR HARD TIMES! / I WILL POSITIVELY SELL / 100 ACRES / OF WELL IMPROVED LAND / FOR 1 CENT PER ACRE, / AGAINST THE 4TH OF JULY, 1855, / UPON THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: / READ, REFLECT, / AND YOU WILL BUY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING GIFTS, / For One Dollar Each....

Washington, PA: Examiner Print, 1855. Broadside, 26 x 7 in. Printed in various sizes and styles of type. Following the heading is a list of prizes you might get: a farm, riding mare, melodeons, gold watches, silver watches, gold pen and pencil, ladies pen and pencil, gold pens without holders, engravings of distinguished personages. This followed by 45 lines of text describing the whereabouts, condition, and improvements of the farm, and stating when the auction will be determined, setting up a committee of the stockholders and stating at least 6000 shares must be sold. Signed in type Dr. J. Keys Bentleysville, Wash. Co. PA. Type enclosed in a decorative border. Some tears perhaps from being tacked up, with loss of a letter or two, not affecting content. Overall toning, old tape residue around holes. Not your typical lottery broadside. No OCLC. Item #62173

Price: $600.00

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