Advocacy chain letter (postcard).  Anti-smoking petition. Send four copies. US, 1903.

A National league is being founded to
start a crusade against the cigarette habit. The
league will cross the country every Woman
is asked to send her name and address
to be used in a mometh petition to congress

for a national law Prohibiting the sale
of cigaretts to minors. Please send your
name & address to the U.S. Moral Society
Philadelphia Pa. also this card & write four
Postal cards to four lady friends
no money is asked be prompt don't fail
or the chain will be broken.
   Mrs. E. Bennett  Danforth  Maine

Postal card postmarked in Danforth, Maine on Sept. 4, 1903. Addressed to Mrs. Winfield Ellis, Danforth, Maine. Text written in black ink on undivided back of card. Lines preserved. Provided by Joseph J. Milewski. Sic "mometh", cigaretts". Ebay lot 7747509650 closing on 3/5/2006. Entered by DWV, 3/14/2006.


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