Quoted in Shoghi Effendi - Recollections, Ugo Giachery, p81
"Delighted splendid progress increasingly admire your indefatigable labours. Owing international situation urge start shipment material completed. Cable date shipment. Deepest love. Shoghi Rabbani."
Cable to Ugo Giachery regarding first shipment of marble for Shrine of the Bab, 1 Oct 1948