[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM PERSIAN]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

 

Confidential

 

Dear Prime Minister,

Mr. Mirza Mohammad Fayz, who is one of the top-notch clergymen in Qom, has sent a telegram to His Highness the King regarding the murder of Dr. Soleiman Berjis in Kashan and has requested assistance for the Muslims there. The original telegram is sent as an enclosure according to the order of the shah, and you should prescribe a fitting response to be given to him.

Chief of the Imperial Office

[Signature]

 

[Note at the bottom of the letter:] A response should be prepared and presented with reference to the background of the subject.

29 Bahman [1328] [18 February 1950]

 

Number: 1995 / 4

29 Bahman 1328 [18 February 1950]