He accompanied the Báb as His secretary during His imprisonment in Mákú and Chihríq. He became known as Kátib (the Amanuensis).
Mullá Mahmúd Khú’í was the tenth Letter of the Living.
Mullá Hasan Bajistání was the sixth Letter of the Living.
He was the younger brother of Mulla Husayn and the second Letter of the Living.
He was the third Letter of the Living and was the nephew of Mullá Husayn.
Mullá ‘Alí set out according to the Bab’s special instructions. He went first to Bushehr, where he met with the Báb’s uncle Hájí Mírzá Siyyid Muhammad, who years later accepted both the Báb and
He was a tradesman, and like the others who came in at the start, he cast everything away out of love for God, attaining in one leap the highest reaches of knowledge.