Luck chain letter (postcard). Ancient Prayer. "...written
by Bishop Lawrence" England, 1908.
The endless chain prayer
Oh Lord we implore thee to have
mercy on all mankind. Keep
us from all evil and take
us to thy Home above eternally
The prayer was written by
Bishop Lawrence recommending
it to be sent on to 9 other
persons on the day received
He or she who should rewrite
it on the day received will
experience on or before the
9th day some great joy
Please do not break the chain
Written in black ink
on the back of a 4 1/4 by 3 3/8 inch postal card (no illustration). Postmarked
in Halstead and Cosfield, April 22, 1908. Addressed to Miss Goddard, Hutton
Burses, Brentwood, Essex. Half penny stamp (Edward). No return address. Lines
preserved above. Purchased on Ebay. Entered by DWV, 9/26/09.
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