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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0187 • Johan Frederik Gronovius to Carl Linnaeus, 7 June 1737 n.s.
Dated 7 Junij 1737.. Sent from Leiden (Netherlands) to Hartecamp (Netherlands). Written in Latin.

Charissime Linnaee

Heri binas vestras Literas cum flora accepi, gratias agens pro omnibus, praesertim pro tam expedita responsione. D[ominus] LawsonLawson, Isaac (?-1747).
British. Scottish botanist and
physician. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
aderat praesens, qui mecum conclusit sequenti die Solis[1] hora sexta cum dimidia Hartecampum petere, ut per horulam colloquamur de varijs rebus valde necessariis. Doleo quod heri flores celtidis ad Te mittere neglexerim.[2] Inclusam ut ad Te mitterem desideravit D[ominus] AndrewAndrew, John (1710-1772).
British. Student and Linnaeusís friend
in Leiden, doctor of medicine at Oxford,
physician at Exeter. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
.

J[oannes] F[redericus] Gronovius.

[Lugduni B]at[avorum] 7 Junij 1737.

[address] Mijn Heer / De Heer Carolus Linnaeus Med[icinae] D[octor] / op de Hartecamp. / Met de schuyt van elf uren / den sevenden Junii / franco.

upSUMMARY

Johan Frederik Gronovius thanks Linnaeus for the letter he has sent together with a copy of Flora Lapponica. He has agreed with Isaac Lawson to pay Linnaeus a visit on the Hartekamp next Sunday to discuss various matters that have to be discussed. Gronovius regrets that he forgot to send the flowers of the celtis the day before. Enclosed Linnaeus will find a letter from John Andrew.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, V, 433). [1] [2]

upEXPLANATORY NOTES

1.
9 June 1737. The letter is dated Friday 7 June.
2.
On Gronoviusís intention to send Linnaeus flowers of the celtis, see his letter of 5 June 1737 n.s.Letter L0187.