Post Office Breaks Prayer Chain Letter
May 5, 2010 | 1:27 am
May 5, 1910: The post office halts an “endless prayer chain” letter started by “a religious crank,” The Times says. The postmaster says that the letter is illegal because it threatens a “dire calamity” for whoever breaks the chain.
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