Mrs. Amelia Jetson Mabel Minn.
Mrs Hans Ellingson Maddock N. Dak.
Mrs. Lars M. Larson, Maddock N. Dak.
Mrs. Ernest Norell, Maddock,N. Dak.
Mrs. Juluis Tossen, Heimdal, N. Dak.
Make 5 copies of this letter
and 5 paper patterns
and give to 5 of your friends who would like a quilt.
Leave off top name and add yours at the bottom.
Piece one block by the pattern and cut
white print. Write or print your name and address and
outline in any color and send to top name.
If this chain is not broken you will receive
blocks for a quilt.
So give to whom you think will not break
Happy Days For You!!
[Notes on paper patterns]
[1. Hexagon of thin white paper, 6 5/8 diameter side to
Do not sew this to
Make this block of plain white.
Outline your name and address
on this on this [sic] block in any color.
[2. Hexagon of same paper, 3 5/8 " side to side diameter.]
Center of block.
Made of plain material
to match prints in star.
[3. Kite shaped piece of same paper, 5 1/8 " from base
to star point.
Star point slightly truncated.]
Make 6 of these
of prints to match
plain center and
to make a
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
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