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An 1867 Petition from Bahá'ís in Shushtar, Iran, to the U.S. Congress

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An 1867 Petition from Bahá'ís in Shushtar, Iran, to the U.S. Congress
Parent publication   World Order
Editor, translator, etc.  
Manuchehr Derakhshani, trans
Editor, translator, etc.
Nesreen Akhtarkhavari, trans
Date of this edition 2006
Date of first ed.
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 2013-09-10 by Jonah Winters
Proofread 2013-09-12 by Bobbi Lyons
Formatted 2013-09-10 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Legal/gov't. Documents
Abstract A petition sent by Bahá'ís in Persia in 1867 to the US Consulate general, seeking assistance in getting Bahá'u'lláh released from imposed exile. Includes introduction, prepared on behalf of the US NSA.
Notes Two editions of this petition are online. Below is the new translation published in World Order in 2006; see also the original translation and documents.

See also discussion of this petition in Fifty Three Years In Syria, by H. Jessup.

Tags Bahaullah, Life of (documents); Persecution; Persecution, Iran; Persecution, Other; Petitions; United States government
Locations Iran (documents); United States (documents)
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