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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0383 • Peter Collinson to Carl Linnaeus, 21 April 1740 n.s.
Dated Aprill 10th 1740. Sent from London (Great Britain) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in English.

upSUMMARY

Peter CollinsonCollinson, Peter (1694-1768).
British. Merchant and amateur naturalist
in London, corresponded with many
scientists. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
hopes that Linnaeus has received his letter [this letter has not come down to us] with Philip MillerísMiller, Philip (1691-1771).
British. Gardener of the Chelsea Physic
Garden. Corresponded with many
botanists. His rich herbarium was sold
to Joseph Banks. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
dimension of the cedars from Lebanon at the Chelsea Physic Garden.

With this letter Collinson fulfills his promise to send Linnaeus some American seeds. These are enclosed with the letter.

Collinson will be glad to hear from Linnaeus.

P.S. Collinson sends his regards to Peter FileniusFilenius, Peter (1704-1780).
Swedish. Bishop of Linköping.
Studied in England, professor of
Oriental languages at Lund.
. He sends some English fossils and the bark of the Lace-Tree from Jamaica.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, XVII, 3). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. A selection (1821), vol. 1, p. 6   p.6.