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Dismal Swamp Canal Company lottery ticket(ca. 1825)

  • MS 1991.8.2
  • 1 item

Dismal Swamp Canal Lottery ticket, 3rd class, #39197 authorized by the state of Virginia. Signed by J. Grant. Endorsed by John Holt and Wilie [?] T. Savedge.

Dismal Swamp Canal is located along the eastern edge of the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia and North Carolina in the United States. It is the oldest continually operating man-made canal in the United States, opened in 1805.