[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

Text of the confidential telegram from the Treasury of Shiraz

Number: 2095

 

Ministry of Finance—Based on the report from Jahrom, on 18 Farvardin a tumult happened there during which the homes of people accused of being Baha’is were attacked and 15 people were murdered. Meanwhile, they forcefully entered the home of the treasurer. He fled, but his house, where 700 tomans in taxes were stored, was looted. The incident was reported for immediate action by the military office and report of the actions [will be sent] via post number 1446

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