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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 357-358

Letter of 20 September 1955

20 September 1955
Dear John:
The beloved Guardian has instructed me to write and inform your Assembly of the following:
The National Spiritual Assembly of Central and East Africa should be elected by 76 delegates, which is four times nineteen. This number should be apportioned amongst the spiritual assemblies within the countries the future N.S.A. will represent. 358 He leaves an equitable distribution of the number of delegates to the Assemblies, to your Assembly to decide.
The British N.S.A. certainly has its work cut out for it in the near future, what with this historic convention in the offing and a Temple to be built!…