Religion chain letter (charity form). Prayer request
for missionaries. Five copies. U.S., 1905.
July 30 - 1905.
I have been requested to ask five friends to join us
in prayer that God will bless the Missionaries
in their work, and
raise up young men and women to go forth
with the glad tidings
to those who have never heard.
coppies of this letter to five friends, without delay,
giving to each the number next to this.
Send each to one you know
will fulfill the conditions. Pray that
the chain may not be broken.
If you cannot comply, notify us that
the chain is broken.
Yours in the Masters
Mrs. R. H. Leonard
6 ½ N. 4th St.
Handwritten in black
ink on 8" x 5" lined paper. Envelope postmarked in Minneapolis on Aug. 2,
1905. Addressed to Mrs. Jamie Bowden, Brodhead, Wisconsin, Box 447. Back
of envelope postmarked "Rec'd" in Brodhead, Aug. 3. Paragraphs preserved.
Sic "coppies." Original is 26 lines, front and back of paper. See re1906-3_prayers_q10 for a subsequent
q10 example of this chain. Provided by Jerry Docteur. Ebay lot no. 2271229055
closing on 9/26/04. Entered by DWV, 9/30/04.
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