Re: letters/tablets of Abdul-Baha

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Posted by Steve Cooney on May 09, 1999 at 00:25:37:

In Reply to: Re: letters/tablets of Abdul-Baha posted by Jonah on April 16, 1999 at 14:21:10:

as follows: Bah˝'u'll˝h, 7,160 tablets archived,

This is probably conservative. David Ruhe in 1993 reported "there are more than 21,000 tablets and letters of Baha'u'llah held in the Baha'i Archives"
Robe of Light, xv.

THe Seven Year Plan 79-86 Statistical Report reported for 1983
that 60,000 documents originals or authenticated copies existed:

Baha'u'llah 15,000
Abdu'l-Baha 27,000
Shoghi Effendi 17,500

I have not seen more recently published figures.

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