Money chain letter. "Help Win the War." Send 25¢
stamp, four copies. Four names. Canada, 1940.
WIN THE WAR
This is a patriotic chain letter sent out to help the sale
of Canadian War Savings Stamps. By this means, if everyone plays
their part, a very great number of stamps will be sold and a
large amount of money raised for war purposes.
All you have to do is to purchase a 25-cent War Savings
and put it in an envelope and mail it to the first
name on the
Next, make four copies of this letter, leaving off the first
name on the list and adding your own name to the bottom of the
list. Send a copy to each of four friends who you know will carry
on the chain. As your name reaches the top of the list, you will
receive 256 of the 25-cent War Savings Stamps.
This will greatly stimulate the sale of War Savings
the chain spreads to all parts of Canada.
Mrs. F. G. Jarvis, c/o Bank of Montreal, Ottawa, Ontario.
L. F. Jarvis, Esq., 405 Elgin Street, Apt.1, Ottawa,Ontario.
R.F.Jacob, Esq., 405 Elgin Street, Ottawa,Ontario.
H.L.Heggtveit, Esq., 35 Charles Street, Ottawa,Ontario.
Typed letter on 8.5
x 11 inch paper. Envelope postmarked in Ottawa, July 18, 1940. Typed addressed
to Jack Barringer, Esq.,
16 Cricket Place, Peterboro, Ontario. Address and town lined out and "Millbrook"
written below in pencil. Keystrokes preserved. Ebay lot 5515399441 closing
on 8/30/04. Provided by Hills Stamps. Entered by DWV on 9/20/2004.
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