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|1900 7 Dec
||In New York, nine men were selected to govern the affairs of the Faith. Those serving were Arthur Dodge, Hooper Harris, William Hoar, Andrew Hutchinson, Howard MacNutt, Frank Osborne, Edwin Putnam, Charles Sprague and Orosco Woolson. Among the problems that they had to face was the affect of the disaffection of Kheiralla. [BFA2p36]
||New York; NY
||Counsel Board; Arthur Dodge; Hooper Harris; William Hoar; Andrew Hutchinson; Howard MacNutt; Frank Osborne; Edwin Putnam; Charles Sprague; Orosco Woolson
|1904 1 Dec
||Sidney Sprague arrives in India. [BFA2:XVI]
- He is the first American Bahá'í travelling teacher in Asia. [BFA2:XVI]
||Sidney Sprague; travel teacher
|1908 25 Apr
||Charles Mason Remey and Sidney Sprague sail from New York for Iran and Russia. [BFA2:289]
- For details of their journey see BFA2:289–95.
- In Tihrán Tá`irih Khánum, a Bahá'í woman with advanced ideas, hosts them at a meeting at which the women remove their veils. [BFA2:292–4]
- They give Tá`irih Khánum the address of Isabella Brittingham and the two women begin a correspondence. [BFA2:294]
|New York; Tihran
||Charles Mason Remey; Sidney Sprague; Ta`irih Khanum; Isabella Brittingham
||A plot of land of slightly less than half an acre owned by Farah Sprague, a Covenant-breaker, is purchased, overcoming the final obstacle to beginning the construction of the International Bahá’í Archives. [DH169; MBW73–4]
||Farah Sprague; Covenant-breaker; International Baha’i Archives
||Was she the Iranian-born wife of Sidney Sprague? See BFA2p155
||Bahá’í activity in Czechoslovakia is banned by the authorities, several members of the Prague community are arrested and Vuk Echtner is imprisoned for two years.
||Vuk Echtner; religious persecution
|1990 9 Jun
||The first local spiritual assembly in Czechoslovakia is formed at Prague. [BINS226:1]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Czechoslovakia is formed with its seat in Prague. [AWH86; BINS246:3–4; VV113]