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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0060 • Johannes Burman to Carl Linnaeus, 26 January 1736 n.s.
Dated 26. Ianuarii 1736. Sent from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Amsterdam (Netherlands). Written in Latin.

Doctissimo Linnaeo suo S[alutem] D[icit]
Ioannes Burmannus.

Cum Dom[inis] Dorvilliis[1] et HegeroHeger, Thomas (?-?). Dutch.
Merchant. Friend of Johannes Burman.
Musarum amatoribus societatem inivi, ut ad vos perveniamus et transvolemus, et si domino CliffortioClifford, George (1685-1760).
Dutch. Banker and merchant in Amsterdam,
Linnaeus’s benefactor. Owner of
Hartecamp and its botanical garden
outside Haarlem. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
molesti non erimus, ad examinandam et lustrandam Musam eum adibimus.[2] Die nempe Saturni post meridiem, ubi per horam unam alteramve morabimur, et noctem in praedio patris Dom[inorum] Dorvilliorum vicino transigemus,[3] die Solis ad urbem nostram reversuri. Horum certiorem te reddere his paucis volui, reliqua ad consortium et colloquium differens.

Interim plurimum saluta Dominum Cliffortium, et reliquos, si adsint, amicos et ab omnibus salveas et valeas. Raptim.

Amst[elaedami] 26. Ianuarii 1736.

[address] Doctissimo viro / Dno Carolo Linnaeo / Med. Doctori etc. etc. / Amstelaedamum.

upSUMMARY

Johannes Burman hastily informs Linnaeus that he and Jacques Philippe d’Orville, Pierre d’Orville and Thomas Heger are coming to visit Linnaeus and George Clifford on Saturday afternoon in order to inspect and examine the Musa. They are going to stay for one or two hours and will spend the night at the estate of Jean d’Orville in the neighbourhood.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, II, 344). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1943), vol. II:2, p. 40-41   p.40  p.41.