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From [R.F. Hunter] to James Grant Lumsden. The writer describes an expedition he has undertaken with a companion from Zanzibar into the interior of the African mainland. They hope to return in June. Describes Zanzibar as "a foul hole and few constitutions could stand it more than 2 years". The interior is healthy but populated by cannibals.

Addressed: "The Honble | James Grant Lumsden | Bombay".

Dated at: Zanzibar.

Written in the same hand as EGR6/3/11 below. Signed in Arabic script "Abdullah" (Servant of God).