Luck chain letter. Ancient Prayer - Good Luck.  No prayer. Linkage. "Send to seven married women ..."  Quota seven.   US, 1921.
                                              Winfield, Kas., Mar. 2
Dear Mrs. Heffner:
  This chain letter was received by me the 2nd of March. It is said to have gone around the world. Copy it and see what happens to you the seventh day -- it is said that all who copy it will be taken care of and one who breaks the chain will meet with misfortune. Send to seven married women and on the seventh day you will meet with great joy.
  Start the day you receive this and write one each day for seven days. Please do not break the chain, it was started in Flanders Field.
  Sign your full name.
   Hoping you are getting on fine.

Published: The Windfield Daily Free Press (Windfield, Kansas), March 3, 1921, p. 5.  FREE PRESS PICKUPS. The Chain Letter Again.  "The old time chain letter fake has started again. This time there is no scripture quoted and there are no promises of diamonds under the back porch nor no promises of sure passage to heaven after the seventh day after the seventh letter has been received by the seventh writer."  "The chain letter idea started about three hundred years ago. The writer of this one claims that it started on Flanders Field."

Many errors in newspaper text. Apparently there may have been a senders list with this example. This may be a transitional form between Ancient Prayer and the Good Luck letters of 1922.
Entered by DWV, July 23, 2014.


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