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^[] [[stamped]] Aug -4 1924 [[/stamped]] For Prize Contest. What Burpee's Seeds have done for me. [[preprinted]] United States Post Office [[line]]CLASS [[/preprinted]] East St. Louis, Ill. Aug. 1, 1924. W. Atlee Burpee Seed Growers. Philadelphia, Pa. Gentlemen: I derived both pleasure and profit from planting Burpee's seeds. I have been gardening for years. This yearI had the best vegetables and the most beautiful flowers I ever grew. The pleasure derived, is having fresh, crisp, just-picked, succulent vegetables every day for your table, vegetables with a flavor you never get in the stale stuff your grocer furnishes you. Furthermore there is a keen satisfaction in watching the quick, sturdy, steady growth that Burpee's Seeds bring forth, your gardening becomes as fascinating as a game. Planting Burpee's Seeds taught me a valuable lesson, that is,that it does not pay to buy garden seeds from the corner grocery store. I also learned not to be content with just [[underlined]] good seeds. [[/underlined]] Get the best [[underlined]] from Burpees [[/underlined]]. Their seeds possess [[underlined]] Purity [[/underlined]], [[underlined]] High Germinating Power--Life. [[/underlined]] I Was satisfied with results from all yoru seeds, my wonderful garden and beautiful flowers gave [[^me]] an opportunity to sell my real estate at a [[underlined]] Profit.[[/underlined]] The old proverb, as you sow, so shall you reap, is more pronounced than ever, from [[underlined]] good seeds only [[/underlined]], can [[underlined]] good crops [[/underlined]] be grown. I found Burpee's Seeds [[underlined]] Brimful of Life [[/underlined]] and [[underlined]] Growing Power [[/underlined]], that makes gardening a [[underlined]] Profitable Pleasure [[/underlined]] Very respectfully, [[signed]] C. E. York [[/signed]] Clerk Money Order Dept. P. C. Residence 615 North 32, East St. Louis, Ill
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