[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]
[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]
[Personal information has been redacted.]
Ministry of the Interior
Office: Political Affairs and Immigration
Date: 16 Esfand 1322 [7 March 1944]
Provincial Governorate of Shiraz,
Mr. Movasseghi, the inspector sent to Abadeh, reports that the chief officer of the local telegraph office is stirring up trouble amongst the Baha’is in order to provoke strife in the election; therefore, the inspector has requested that he be transferred. A complete description [of the situation] has been sent to the Ministry of Post and Telegraph.
Please emphasize that the provincial government [should] also conduct more investigations [about this issue] and report the results.[crossed from the originally typed letter].
Minister of the Interior
[Handwritten note under the letter] Please conduct investigations, and should it be necessary, take immediate actions. Also, instruct the provincial government to urgently investigate this issue. Sorouri [signature]
[Handwritten notes 1:] 63682 – 17 Esfand 1322 [8 March 1944]
[Handwritten notes 2:] 11/14