Cunningham correspondence

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A letter from Major J.R Cunningham, at Jubbulpore, to the Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to describe his visit to the "Haram of Ali Raza, the 7th Imam at Mashed" and to provide a copy of the "Ziarat Nameh" recited by the pilgrims. He and his wife had visited the Haram in April of that year. The letter is typed with embossed letterhead for Government of India, 2 sides. With the letter is a handwritten copy of the Ziyārat-nāmah, 5 pieces. The tomb at Mashhad is actually the Imam Reza Shrine of the 8th Imam.

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