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"The Three Tickets," 20 July 1854, Short Story by Helen Barnwell
Manuscript, 20 July 1854, "The Three Tickets," an original literary composition by Helen Barnwell, of Beaufort, expounds the vices of gambling through the purchase of lottery tickets.

This fictional story details the protagonist's moral downfall through a series of events, including the death of his wife and child, the loss of all worldly possessions, and his eventual conviction for having murdered the man from whom he had purchased the lottery tickets.


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