Luck chain letter. Flanders type with Prosperity
fragment below. Controlled list - incomplete. US, 1940.
The good luck of Flanders has been
sent to me and I am sending it to you within 24 hours. This chain was started
by an American officer in Flanders and it is going around the world four
times. The one who breaks it will have bad luck.
Copy this letter and see what happens to you four days after mailing.
It will bring you good luck. Do not keep this letter. It must be mailed
in 24 hours after being received. Send this copy and four others to people
to whom you wish good luck. This brings prosperity to you four days after
mailing. Send no money. Cross off the name at the top and put yours at the
[ Controlled list. Homes of signers are in Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Texas,
Oklahoma and France]
Published: Wichita Daily Times
(Wichita Falls, Texas), 23 May 1940, p. 12. Found using newspaperarchive.com
(p2). "War has brought anew the chain letter fad." There may have been a
title. List was probably trailing since instructions for it were at end.
Entered by DWV, Dec. 10, 2013.
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