[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]



[National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Iran]


Number: 11012

Date: 10 Baha 104, 9 Farvardin 1326 [30 March 1947]


Honourable Ashraf[1], Mr. Ghavam al-Saltaneh, Prime Minister


We enclose herewith a copy of a detailed report in relation to the recent events in Jahrom, which has been given to the head of the National Police Force. With the utmost respect, we are pleading with your honour to prevent such actions, which are contrary to the just and fair views of your esteemed honour, and to please issue orders for measures to be taken so that these [actions] are not repeated in future, and that the Baha’is of [Jahrom], just like any other citizens of the royal government, will be able to live under your governor and be [free of] oppression and injustice.


With utmost respect,


Ali-Akbar Furutan


Secretary of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Iran

[Stamp: National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Iran, year 91(1934)]


[Handwritten Note:] No order has been issued; archive it]

[Stamp: Registered at the Prime Minister’s Office, number: 1891/2, date: 5 Ordibehesht 1326 (26 April 1947)]




[1] [Ashraf means “The Most Noble”, it is the title of Prime Minister Ahmad Ghavam; it was given to   him by Iranian shah, Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi].