1951-12-24 to Leroy Ioas naming as Hand of the Cause
MOVED CONVEY GLADTIDINGS YOUR ELEVATION RANK HAND CAUSE STOP APPOINTMENT OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED PUBLIC MESSAGE ADDRESSED ALL NATIONAL ASSEMBLIES STOP MAY SACRED FUNCTION ENABLE YOU ENRICH RECORD SERVICES ALREADY RENDERED FAITH BAHA’U’LLAH. SHOGHI
[[Leroy Ioas: Hand of the Cause of God, Chapman, p155]
A nearly identical cable was sent to the other 11 named as Hands of the Cause at this time.