Money chain letter. Send-a-Dime (25¢ and 10¢!).
Connecticut. US, 1935.
This letter is sent to you in hope that it will bring
in the belief that your faith in your country is unshaken, with
Feeling that you will give to charity 10% of your profits.
$4665.00 is yours for the small sum of 25¢ if
you do your share, and
all others keep up the chain as follows:
Without fail, in three days, make six copies of this
off the top name and address, and adding your name at the bottom
Mail the copies to six friends to whom you wish prosperity.
ting the top name, send 10¢ to that person, first wrapping
the coin in
paper so that it will not slip out of the envelope.
In turn, as your name leaves the list, you may receive
each bearing 10¢ or a total of $4665.00, fi the chain remains
Is this worth a few cents, a little time, and a few
151 Hartford Ave. New Britain,
766 East St.
740 Arch St.
D. B. Swift
738 Arch St.
140 Fairview St.
J. L. Frechette 48 Manhan St.
How's your sporting blood? This certainly sounds
crazy, but aren't we all?
Typed on a 5" x 8 " piece of paper. Hand
written note at bottom (here in italics). Postmarked in Waterbury, Conn.
on May 17, 1935. Addressed to Mrs. Albert Ebner, High Street, Thomaston,
Connecticut. Keystrokes preserved. Sic contradictory antes and "fi." Ebay
lot no. 2189242925. Provided by the John Bale Book Co. in Waterbury, CT.
Entered by DWV on 9/8/03.
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