As Linnaeus has not had time to prepare his paper on Arctostaphylos officinalis [Linnaeus refers to “C. Linnaei Anmärkning öfver Jackashapuck”Linnaeus, Carl “C. Linnaei
Jackashapuck”, KVAH (1743), vol.
4, 292-295. Soulsby no. 393. ], he tells Eric BenzeliusBenzelius, Erik (1675-1743).
Swedish. Librarian of Uppsala
University. Founder of the first Swedish
society for the sciences, the Collegium
Curiosorum (1710) and of the Royal
Society of Sciences, Uppsala (1727).
Archbishop. that he has persuaded Carl Fredrik MennanderMennander, Carl Fredrik
(1712-1786). Swedish. Archbishop and
scientist. As bishop of Åbo he
promoted science. A new chair in
chemistry, a laboratory, a botanical
garden were founded at his initiative. A
close friend of Linnaeus. Husband of
Ulrica Mennander and Johanna Magdalena
Mennander. Father of Carl Fredric
Fredenheim. Correspondent of Linnaeus. to submit a paper to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739. ]. Mennander has several papers ready for submission.
It should please Mennander if the Academy could remember him when new members are to be elected.