This chain was started to bring prosperity back to you. Within three (3) days make five (5) copies of this letter leaving the top name off and add your own name and address at the bottom of the list; then mail to five of [second page] your friends to whom you wish prosperity to come.
In omitting the top name send the person 10¢ wrapped in paper as a donation, in turn as your name leaves the top list you will receive 15,625 letters with donations amounting to $1562.50 now is this not worth a dime to you?
Have faith. Your friend had and this chain will not
Read carefully, and take a chance I did.
This is one of eight chain letters sent to Miss Elma Burgrud in Heimdal, ND in 1935, the "Bergrud hoard." These are designated by the letters "br" immediately after the date in the archive file name.
The Paper Chain Letter Archive - contents Chain Letter Evolution.