Money chain letter. Let's Buy Stamps! Send 25¢ war stamp. Four names, quota 5. US, 1941

                                                  Lets Buy Stamps!

    Buy a 25¢ war stamp and send it to the person whose name appears at the top of the list.  Make 5 copies like this one, leaving off the 1st name and adding yours to the bottom of the list below.  Mail to 5 friends you can depend upon to keep the chain going.  This chain has been approved by the U.S. Postal Authorities and it is to promote the sale of bonds and stamps.  Approximately $781.00 will be mailed to you in war stamps, if the chain is not broken.  If you do not want to keep this chain going please be patriotic enough to  return to me within 5 day days.

Mrs. Rhea Mc Gee                        Miss Mary E. Galloway
Horse Cave, Ky.                            Box 116, College Heights Dr.
                                                       Bowling Green, Ky.

Mrs. Daniel Galloway                    Mrs. Pauline Appleby
Box 256, Horse Cave, Ky.            Munfordville, Ky.

Handwritten on lined paper.  Photocopy of original solicited from seller of a large paper lot, ebay 552274382. Lot said to date from 1935 to 1941, from Appleby family of Munfordville, Kentucky. Paragraphs preserved.  No envelope or independent way to date chain letter, but these war stamp letters circulated in the US prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. May be derived from a Canadian chain. See also me1941-01_defend_s25c'n5q4 which has a note dated 1/22/1941. 


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