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|1925 30 Nov
||Shoghi Effendi appointed Dr. John Esslemont a Hand of the Cause of God.
With the passing of Dr Esslemont Shoghi Effendi was left without qualified administrative assistance. This situation remained in place until the formation of the International Bahá'í Council in 1951. [PP92-95, SETPE1p112]
||Esslemont; Hand of the Cause of God; Hands appointed posthumously by Shoghi Effendi
|1954 3 Oct
||Shoghi Effendi designated Martha Root as a Hand of the Cause of God posthumously. She had passed away on September 28, 1939 in Hawaii.
Shoghi Effendi called her the ‘archetype of Bahá’í itinerant teachers’, the ‘foremost Hand raised by Bahá’u’lláh since ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s passing’, ‘Leading ambassadress of His Faith’ and ‘Pride of Bahá’í teachers’. [GPB386]
||Hand of the Cause of God; Martha root