Luck chain letter. "An Ancient Prayer"  "The above is an exact copy of a strange mission sent me by an acquaintance."  US, 1909.
An Ancient Prayer.
Oh Lord Jesus I implore Thee to bless all mankind, keep us from evil, by thy precious blood, and take with thee in eternity my dear friend.
The above is an exact copy of a strange mission sent me by an acquaintance. Copy it and see what will happen. It is said in Jerusalem that he who will not write this prayer, will meet with great misfortune, but he who will write it for nine days, commencing on the day the letter is received, will experience some great joy on the ninth day.
If he writes the prayer he will be delivered from all calamities.
Do not break the chain, make a wish while writing. Do not forget to write for nine days, and to nine friends.

Published: The Hawaiian Gazette (Honolulu, Hawaii), May 11, 1909, p. 2.
A variation of the chain-prayer and promise, falsely attributed to Bishop Laurence and denounced a year or two ago by Bishop Restarick, is being mailed to people in town. The document is written in a woman's hand. ... Following is the text:"  [text]     Entered by DWV, Sept. 18, 2014.


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