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For Prize Contest. 

Port Allegany, Pa. 
August, 9, 1924. 


To Whom it may concern:

This is to certify that Burpee's Seed is an insurance policy made payable to purchaser of seeds that grow. 

When my clients make an investment they wish me to assure them that the securities are safe. When a man plants a field or garden why does he not insure its growth by purchasing only dependable seeds? This is just as important as loaning cash. The loss as certain if poor seeds are used. 

For many years we have used "Burpee's Seeds that Grow" exclusively with unvarying success. In fact, our garden and yard have been the envy of many who pass by. These seeds have enabled me to grow the earliest and best vegetables and most beautiful flowers in this vicinity.

I have always advised the use of these seeds - with no charge for advise - other than the reward of doing a good turn.

So here's long life to the Household of Burpee may they be spared many years of usefulness in producing seeds that stand the test - and grow. 

Respectfully submitted,

D. B. Helmer

Ans 8/25/24

[[stamped]] AUG 11 1924 [[/stamped]]
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