Exchange change letter (& personal letter). Hankies.
Send one to each of three names. Five copies. U.S., 1948.
1. Mrs Lester Dickinson
1401 Ohio Avenue, Apt.
2. Mrs Leland Owen
52 Earl Street
Rochester 11, New York
3. Mrs Wendall B****
Thurman, New York
Make 5 copies of this letter. Send to 5 of your friends within 3 days.
Leave off the top name & add
yours to the bottom. Pin your name to each of 3 hankies & send 1 hankie each to the 3 names listed.
You start recieving hankies right
away instead of waiting for your name to reach the top. You should recieve
155 hankies in all. Its fun to see where they all
If you are not interested return
to the bottom name at once, please.
"The Hankie Club."
[............................................... Personal letter preceeding
chain letter .................................................]
Got your card yesterday,
Have been thinking of you folks a lot lately. but it seems an impossibility
to get going on Sunday to get down there. but we will make it one of these
Laura had her baby yesterday
the 16th its a big girl, just what she wanted. Do you
folks ever get the "Warrensburg News" I wrote an item in it a couple weeks
ago about Effie & Rindy going to visit Wilbur. It sure is a laugh the
way she goes there and I hear he goes to visit her too. but what topped it
all off was Effie going with her to spend the day there. Oh well I suppose
its their business.
Not much going on around
here except the usual grind. I wish I had a car so I could go once in a while
it is getting on my nerves stuck in like this sometimes I could scream.
"Did Jo send you a "Hankie
Club" letter? If not let me know as I think that some I sent are breaking
it. I know what I'll send you one in this letter. then if you got one
from Jo you can burn this one. if not please continue I think its fun even
if you only got 4 or 5 hankies but just look at how many you may get.
Well I make a copy & enclose
Do write when you can. Regards
to You both from us
Handwritten, with personal
letter, all on five sheets of 5" x 8" lined paper. Paragraphs only preserved.
Chain letter, including addresses, on 31 lines. Envelope postmarked in Thurman,
NY on May 17, 1948. Addressed to Mrs Birtle Kenyou, Argyle, New York. Return
address: Mrs Wendall B****,Thurman, N.Y., "Warren Co." Ebay lot 8167602889
closing 2/11/05. Entered by DWV, 2/25/05.
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