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Arohanui: Letters from Shoghi Effendi to New Zealand

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Suva, Fiji Islands, 1982 edition
  • Pages:
  • 104
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Pages 57-58

(43) May 14th, 1926

My dear Bahá’í sister,
I thank you on behalf of Shoghi Effendi for your letter of Mar. 8th and for the second copy of the draft that you had sent enclosed.
He has already received and cashed the first draft and has sent you the receipt for it.
He appreciates very much indeed the help of the New Zealand friends and I am sure they would all be very glad to 58 know that the surroundings of the holy Shrines on Mt Carmel have already been safeguarded. This is such a relief to Shoghi Effendi and all the friends who feared lest the approaches should fall into the hands of speculators and interested men.
With heartfelt greetings to the friends in New Zealand. I am
Yours ever in His Service,
Soheil Afnan
[From the Guardian:]
Dear fellow-worker:
I wish to reassure you in person of my continued prayers for you as well as for those friends who in the distant city of Auckland are labouring for the advancement of the Cause in New Zealand. Please convey to them my brotherly greetings and very best wishes. I can never forget them and they are ever near to me.
Your true brother,