Luck chain letter (post card). "An Ancient Prayer"
"This was sent to me to be sent all over the world." US, 1912.
An Ancient Prayer. O Lord Jesus I implore
thee to bless all mankind and take us to dwell with thee.
This was sent to me to be sent all over the world. Copy it and see what will
happen. It was said in Jesus' time that all who wrote this prayer would be
delivered from all calamity, but those who pass it by would meet with some
misfortune. Those who copy it within nine days of receiving it and send to
nine friends will on the ninth day receive some great joy. Do not break the
chain or sign your name.
Published: Greensboro Daily
News (Greensboro, North Carolina), July 17, 1912, p. 4.
THAT PRAYER CHAIN FRAUD
"It is wonderful how superstitious some people still are. We are in receipt
of a postal card sent us by some unknown person in Whitakers, N. C. (from
the hand writing we judge a person advanced in years) reading as follows:"
[text] Entered by DWV, Sept. 18, 2014.
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