Luck chain letter. Death-Lottery type.  "It Works" postcript.  Early "Love" title. Europe, 1983.

This letter has been sent to you for good luck. The original
is in New England. It has been around the world nine times.
The luck has now been sent to you. You will receive good luck
within four days of receiving this letter, providing you, in turn,
send it on. This is no joke. You will receive it in the mail.
Send copies to people you think need good luck. Don't send money
as fate has no price. Do not keep this letter. It must leave your
hands within 96 hours. An RAF officer received 70,000 dollars.
Joe Elliot received 40,000 dollars and lost it because he broke
the chain. While in the Philippines Gene Welch lost his wife
six days after receiving the letter. He failed to circulate
the letter; however, before her death he received 7,755,000 dollars.

Please send 20 copies of the letter and see what happens in four days.
The chain comes from Venezuela and was written by Saul Anthony
De Croup, a missionary from south America. Since a copy
must make a tour of the world you must make twenty copies and
send them to friends and associates. After a few days you will
get a surprise. This is true even if you are not superstitious.
Do note the following: Constantine Dias received the chain 1953.
He asked his secretary to make 20 copies and send them out.
A few days later he won alottery of two million dollars. Carlo
Dadditt, an office employee, received the letter and forgot it
had to leave his hands within 96 hours. He lost his job. Later
after finding the letter again, he mailed out the 20 copies.
A few days later he got a better job. Delan Fairchild received
the letter and, not believing, threw the letter away. Nine days
later he died. Remember, send no money. Please don't ignore this.

Photocopy of typed original. Mailed from Goteborg, Sweden to Paul Smith in South Yorkshire, England on June 13, 1983. Postage due: 23 pence. Keystrokes preserved. Supplied by Paul Smith to Preston.


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