I am directed by the Guardian to express his grateful appreciation for your letter . . . with the volume containing copies of the Tablets revealed to the friends in ___ by the Master and Bahá'u'lláh. In accomplishing this task you have rendered a most valued and permanent service to the Cause in ___and posterity will owe you a debt of gratitude very hard to repay. Furthermore this compilation shall be of indispensable value and use to the Guardian and to all International bodies that may meet in Haifa whether in the distant or near future. You are quite aware, of course, with the fashion in which both Bahá'u'lláh and the Master gave some of their most important teachings as part of their Tablets addressed to far-away friends. Hence the necessity of such compilations throughout the world.
29 March 1930 to an individual believer on behalf of Shoghi Effendi
Writings, Bahá'í: Importance of collecting and safeguarding
compiled by Bahá'í International Archives.
published in Bahá'í Studies Review, 11, pages 100-102