Luck chain letter. "Luck by mail" type. Titled "Good Luck Prayer." US, 1955?

                Good Luck Prayer

"Trust in the Lord with all thine
heart. In all thy ways acknowledge
Him and He will Direct Thy path."
                           Matthew 12:30
This prayer has been sent to you for
good luck. It has been around the
world four times and the one to break
it has had bad luck. The origin
came from the Netherlands. The Luck
of it has been sent to you. You are
to have good luck four days after you
have received it. This is no joke. You
will receive it by mail.
     Please copy this and see what
happens four days after you receive
it. Just send this copy to so someone and four
others copies to friends whom you
wish good luck. It must leave your
hands 24 hours after receiving it.
    The good luck prayer has been
around the world four times by
U.S. offices. Gen Atten received
$12,000 three days after receiving it.
Gen. Patton received $18,000; but
lost it because he broke the chain.

........................ [back] ....................

Please send this copy and see
what happens four days after
receiving this copy.
                Insert your name at the
bottom of the list and remove
the top name.
Francis Murphy
Jerry G. Schovaty
Thomas H. Burpro
Harold M. Cutte
George R. Borlae
Charles EE Chest
Robert W. Barllett
Wendell G. Scott
Jim Beans
Abner E. Hepert
Laura B. McClaire
Gaynelle Farthing
Gail Drewy
Mary Barringer
David Barringer
Lynda Hawley
Susan Fleming

Written in blue ink on both sides of a lined 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet of notebook paper (5 holes). No envelope. Lines preserved. Sic: the "origin" (instead of "original"),  "four others copies", "U. S. offices". Purchased on eBay, 6/2009. Said by seller to be from 1955. Initial prayer is based on Proverbs 3:5-6, not Matthew. Entered by DWV, 6/16/2009.


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