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Georgia Gold Lottery Ticket 3

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Paper Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Georgia Gold Lottery Ticket 3
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500.00USDto s*****n+ (125.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 Mar 18 @ 15:01UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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“Gold Lottery, Lot 647, 3rd District, 2nd Section drawn by A. Pratt.” 40 acres with an unnamed watercourse drawn diagonally through the center from upper left to lower right. “Situated within 1/8th of a mile of the Etowah River a creek from which runs through the lot. Is 2 miles due North of the Alabama Road nearly adjoining the 14th District of “Land Districts.” Now in Cherokee County.” This is another gold lot possibly near the old mining town of Sixes. There were a number of mines in the area, including the Cherokee mine, Bell mine and others. Original gold lottery tickets, handwritten in and for the 1832 Georgia Gold Lottery, though not a single piece is dated. Each is a third of a regular 8 x 11 page, all formatted in a similar manner to the later land surveys with Lot number, district, section, rough outline of the lot with acreage and approximate location. This lottery ticket is for gold a lot near the Etowah River, one of the famous gold-bearing placer rivers. The Etowah flowed very closely to the Chestatee, with the two rivers separated at one point only by the ridge extending from Dahlonega westerly with the old mining town of Auraria centered on its top. The Pigeon Roost and other important mines flanked the ridge to the south draining into the Chestatee, and other mines of lesser importance flanked the north slope which drained into the Etowah. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1832 Location: Cherokee County, Georgia HWAC# 57043