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Papers of John Gaspard Gubbins
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To Raikes

Re collection of literature on mining in S.A. for mining congress; Pretoria already has strong nucleus of material, so greater the Johannesburg claim; Fouchê and A.E. du Toit interested in three dimensional thinking idea; Rev. Noel Roberts has outstanding stuff to lend University - sacred crocodile of Bagananoa and 5 divination drums, 300 years old.

To Raikes

Gubbins to give talks in Johannesburg; cost and distribution of material between library and municipality; to assist Pretoria with exhibition material, then they would assist us; even visit various centres in S. Africa including Mozambique and Rhodesia; dealing in antiquarian books, relics, etc., not on same business principles as accounting; asked their Royal Highnesses (Athlone) in London, to inscribe our copy Royal Edition Hakluyt's Voyages, as their joint gift; wishes only to get back for the Gubbins Library and self a working capital that has been expended, and devise some scheme fair to both and satisfy the auditors.

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