1936-07-26 to George Spendlove
BW XIII pp895-9
through his secretary:
"While he feels truly rejoiced over the news of the successful completion of your academic work at London, he cannot but deplore the fact that you have left England, as your presence in that country was of an immense benefit to the English Bahá’í Community, particularly now that the Administration is making a steady headway.
In his postscript Shoghi Effendi wrote:
"Dearly beloved co-worker:
I wish to assure you in person of the deep debt of gratitude that I feel I owe you in view of your historic services to the Faith. You have upheld the principles of our Faith, spiritual as well as administrative, and with exemplary loyalty, courage and wisdom. I will, from the depths of my heart, supplicate for you the Master's richest blessings. Persevere in your high endeavors."