Luck chain letter. "An Ancient Prayer" " ...,
and those who failed would suffer severe misfortune." "Copy all I have
written." US, 1912.
An Ancient Prayer
Oh! Jesus I implore Thee to deliver all mankind and keep us from evil and
take us to dwell with Thee eternally.
This prayer was sent too me and is to be sent all over the world. Copy it
and send it to nine friends. Sign no name and see what it will bring you.
It was said that in Jesus' time that all who wrote the prayer would be delivered
from all calamity and those who failed would suffer severe misfortune. Start
today. Send it to someone for nine days. In nine days you will receive some
Copy all I have written.
Published: Wichita Daily Times
(Wichita Falls, Texas), July 2, 1912, p. 8.
SUPERSTITIOUS APPEAL RECEIVED IN HENRIETTA
Copy of Ancient Prayer Declared to Bring Good Luck to Write is Found in Letter.
Special to the Times.
"The latest appeal to the superstition of the people has reached residents
of this place, carrying with it the usual promises of good luck if complied
with and threat of disaster if disregarded. It follows:" [text]
Entered by DWV, Sept. 21, 2014.
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