Luck chain letter. Ancient Prayer type. "Endless Chain of
Prayer" Bishop Lawrence "...terrible misfortune will befall you."
ENDLESS CHAIN OF PRAYER
Oh! Lord Jesus, the eternal God, have mercy upon all mankind; keep
us from sins, and take us to live with thee eternally.
This prayer was sent to Bishop Lawrence recommending to be sent to
nine persons. It must not be signed.. He or she who will commencing on the
day received distributing and sending one each day will on or after experience
some great joy, but if you do not do this a terrible misfortune will befall
At Jerusalem during the great feast it was said he who will write
this prayer for nine days will be delivered from every calamity. Please copy
as received. Trusting that the blessing of God may rest upon you and those
to whom it is sent.
Published: Fayetteville Weekly
Observer (Fayetteville, North Carolina), Sept. 24, 1908, p. 3. This
Chain Should Be Broken. "A number of people in Fayetteville have received
the letter published below, sent anonymously, and in the case of several
women, it has frightened them into hysterics. In most cases they feel compelled
to comply with the injunctions set forth, and thus the thing is kept going.
The letter is as follows:" [text]. Entered by DWV, July 29, 2014.
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