Hammett and Co. Records, 1866

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Hammett and Co. Records, 1866
Hammett and Co.
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Lotteries-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
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Promotions/lottery company. A 22 Jan. 1866 form letter guaranteeing prize money of $5000 or more in the Kentucky State Lottery if the contestant purchases a special packet of tickets from Hammett and Co., and restitution that will be made if purchaser does not win; and a 31 Mar. 1866 handbill announcing the Havana Lottery of Kentucky to be drawn in Covington, Ky., on that day and describes the scheme of prizes and plan of the lottery