Luck chain letter (postcard). Ancient Prayer. "...written by Bishop Lawrence" England, 1908.

April 22nd 08

The endless chain prayer

Oh Lord we implore thee to have
mercy on all mankind. Keep
us from all evil and take
us to thy Home above eternally

The prayer was written by
Bishop Lawrence recommending
it to be sent on to 9 other
persons on the day received
He or she who should rewrite
it on the day received will
experience on or before the
9th day some great joy

Please do not break the chain

Written in black ink on the back of a 4 1/4 by 3 3/8 inch postal card (no illustration). Postmarked in Halstead and Cosfield, April 22, 1908. Addressed to Miss Goddard, Hutton Burses, Brentwood, Essex. Half penny stamp (Edward). No return address. Lines preserved above. Purchased on Ebay. Entered by DWV, 9/26/09.


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