Dear Bahá'í Sister:
Your loving letter of April 2nd, has been received by the Beloved Guardian, and he has directed me to acknowledge it on his behalf.
He is happy to receive word of the progress which you are making in connection with the purchase of the Temple Land, and the securing of necessary building permits. He hopes you will encounter no serious difficulties in connection with the building permit, so that work on this most important project, may start at an early date.
He will pray for your Assembly, that you may be able to overcome all hindrances, and that the path may be smoothed for an early conclusion of this troublesome matter.
So far as the land in Offenbach is concerned, and the plan of the city that we finance road work is concerned--this is entirely impossible. The cost is too high, and furthermore we should not become involved in local civic projects.
He sends you his loving greetings....