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The Báb was a guest of the Imám-Jum‘ih of Isfahán for 40 days
The first forty days of His [Báb's]the sojourn in Isfahán were spent as
the guest of Mírzá Siyyid Muhammad, the Sulṭanu’l-‘Ulamá, the Imám-Jum‘ih, one
of the principal ecclesiastical dignitaries of the realm, in accordance with
the instructions of the governor of the city, Manuchihr Khán, the Mu
‘Tamidu’d-Dawlih, who had received from the Báb a letter requesting him to
appoint the place where He should dwell. He was ceremoniously received…