One of More's "Cheap Repository Tracts," the facetious title momentarily conceals More's effort to discourage London's poor from risking their money in games of chance. The moralizing text tells the story of one John Brown, who after playing the lottery falls into financial and moral ruin that leads to his imprisonment and execution.
BRA1654. Hannah More (1745–1833). The Wonderful Advantages of Adventuring in the Lottery!!! London: Sold by John Marshall, Printer to the Cheap Repository for Moral and Religious Tracts, .
Cheap Repository Tract
More, Hannah, 1745–1833. , “BRA1654,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed December 1, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/1586.