Luck chain letter (postcard). Blind13 type - earliest. Partial
text. "The Chain of St. Anthony" "... found by her father blind." Quota
13. US, 1936.
The chain of St. Anthony.
This chain must go around the world. It was started by a saint and was filled
with joy and good times. As soon as your receive this card make one for each
each day for 13 days. After 13 days you will receive an unexpected grace.
A woman did this and received a letter containing $25. Another did not do
this and her home was destroyed. Another made fun of this and was found by
her father blind. [Illegible lines in microfilm follow]
Send these copies you make to your friends in or out of town. Pay good attention
and you will be happy. I wish you joy, prosperity and good fortune.
Published: The Record-Argus
(Greenville, Pennsylvania), Feb. 6, 1936, p. 1.
DON'T WORRY ABOUT CHAIN MISSIVES; LET THE POSTOFFICE OR SOMEONE ELSE DO IT.
"Another chain letter, or more precisely, chain postal card is in our midst.
It reads:" [text].
Entered by DWV, Aug. 12, 2014.
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