Gardiner G. Hubbard


John Muir


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[2]of lectures on Alaska, so perhaps one on the Yosemite with which I think you are as well or better acquainted than any other man.We are not in the habit of paying gentlemen who lecture for us, as we have not a sufficient income for that purpose, but we frequently pay as high as fifty dollars for traveling expenses, a sum which we shall gladly pay to you, if you will lecture for us.I am very truly yoursGardiner HubbardPresident National Geographic Society[1][letterhead]June 27 / 94John Muir EsqDear Sir;I understand that you are expecting to visit the Atlantic States next autumn and winter, in which case, the National Geographic Society would be glad to have you deliver a lecture for them, on such subject as you might select.We have had a number01825


Washington, D. C.

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