Parody chain letter. Wife exchange - earliest. "Reno
Prosperity Chain" "You should receive 15,125 women." US, 1935.
Reno Prosperity Chain
Hope, Faith, Charity.
This chain was started in Reno in the hope of bringing happiness to all.
Unlike most chains, this one does not cost any money.
Send a copy of this letter to five male friends. Then bundle up your wife
and send her to the person who heads your list. When your name works to the
top of the list you should receive 15,125 women.
Have faith: Do not let this chain break.
Published: The Bristol Daily-Courier
(Bristol, Pennsylvania) 12 June 1935, p. 1. Title: Win 15,125 Wives, Chain
Letter Says. Earliest date by far for the wife exchange. Entered by
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