first known mention of Babi/Baha'i history in the West in newspapers

but also see under "Foreign Intelligence", Bradford Observer, Nov 6, p. 7, 3rd column, near bottom

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first known mention of Babi/Baha'i history in the West in newspapers - . l'KIVIA. nt Juicikrn favoureil with the...
. l'KIVIA. nt Juicikrn favoureil with the following letter, dated Buthire, Angutt lir: - A I'trtian merchant, wh - i hat lately returned froma pi! - grimage to .Mecca, had 1 - eeii for torn time eiidcavounn Lerc to t.n.ve that he wat one of the turceMora of Mahnnirt. and therefore liad a right to demand of all true MiNfulinan to mention hinpat tuch in their" profe - ion of faith ; he ha - l already collected a good number of follower, who recrctly aided him in forwarding hi. viewt. On tbe evening of the Ul of Jmie Jt, I have been informed from a creditable tourcc, f.iur pont 1 - eing heard at Shirax repeating thir prvft - wion of faith according to the. form prescribed by the new ii,ir..tor were apprchcmlrJ, tried, and found guilty rf miinl.inable blatjibemy. Tit wer' tentenced to tote their luardt l.y fire lieiif tt to them. Th tentvlice wa j ut into execution Citb all the seal and fanaticfcnu Wcoming , true Wicvcr in , Mahomet. Xot derm. ing'the ht of beard, a. tufficiei pnnithment for the I. lieter in the imiottor, they were further entencd on the n... .1... i.. 1.,.. ik.;. r.. - .. ki..,i..i . i . ,k : , i . . . - , . v ...... ,..v - mo' i vaporvia tnrvugu - r out (her tv. af li..... ... 11 I.. . U:.,!. I ,,'".", - V' , , , , , . . . . J , If nf m lr nxmaml lamd thnrnth " "? - "netime. pulled with tuch i4M , thlt f' unfortunate MIowt cried out alternately "'J - 'V114 t i the cujUra in Tertia on ich occ Am for the execn - M tocollect iiwrney from the spectators, and lrticn - . W "bopkemrt in 11 Utaar. In the evtnimr.J f ke executioners were well filled with i """J"' eJ tne mfrtimat fello - .o the city g.ite, " Th world was all before them where to choose I iicir idace of rot. and 1 mvidrnce their nude. .itcn w hich the Jloilahs at Shirax tent men to Ituthire witii tower to teixe the rapottor, and use him to Shirat. krt jn .tri'k ' WMy - i - eTiied the charge of l"ey laid againrt him. and thu4 escaped from pumth. mcnt. ' V y

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  1. The Times,
  2. 01 Nov 1845, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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  • first known mention of Babi/Baha'i history in the West in newspapers — but also see under "Foreign Intelligence", Bradford Observer, Nov 6, p. 7, 3rd column, near bottom

    smkolins – 27 Mar 2013

  • smkolins
    Note the article does not show up doing a text search for "Persia" or "Bushire" or "Shiraz". It did come up doing a search for "Mecca".

    smkolins27 Mar 2013

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