Gardiner G. Hubbard


John Muir



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 yours

Gardiner Hubbard

President National Geographic Society



June 27 / 94

John Muir Esq

Dear 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 number



Washington, D. C.

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