Money Chain Letter. Vacation. "Make four copies ... remit
25c..." No list given. US, 1938.
Act quickly and get your vacation money. Make four copies
of this letter and mail to reliable friends. Omit the top name, add yours
to the bottom and remit 25c to the person whose name was first. When your
name reaches the top you should receive 1025 letters with 25c enclosed
which would total $256.00. Think of the vacation you could have on that.
Speed and honesty will reward you. This is only for vacation hopefuls and
is not backed by any money-making ideas. Please forward your copies to reliable
Published: The Amarillo Globe-Times,
5 July 1938, p. 3. Found using newspapers.com. With total participation,
q copies with n names on a list will produce q^n letters with one's name at
the top. Here, this total is probably 1024 which is 4^5, so there were five
names on the list. Entered by DWV, 11-28-2013.
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