Luck chain letter (postcard). Ancient prayer type. "... see what happens." US, 1911.

         Received Aug 11th 1911.

      An Ancent Payer
O lord jesus we employe thee
to bless all mankind and keep
us from all evil and help us to
dwell with thee eternally.
this Paryer was sent to me is
being sent all over the world.
Copy and see what happens.
It was said in Jesus time that all
who wrote this Prayer will be
dilivered from all calamity
and those who do not write and
Pass it by will meet with some
misfortune. those who copy it within
nine days and sent it to nine
friends will in nine days receive
some great Joy.
Please do not break the chain
sign no name but date of day

Hand written in pencil on a postal card postmarked Aug. 19, 1911 in Hilton, NY. Addressed to Mrs. Liffie Henderson, Hilton, NY, RFD, In care of Mr N. Holl.  Lines preserved. No return address. Sic "Ancent", "Paryer", "employe thee" for "implore thee", "dilivered", "sent it to nine" for "send", "receved". Purchased on eBay by DWV. Entered 3/21/07.


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