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Link: • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Fredrik Mennander, 30 August 1743 n.s.
Dated 1743, d. 19. Aug.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.


Linnaeus writes to 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 tell him that he has received the 100 dlr-note [if this was enclosed with a letter from Mennander, this letter has not come down to us], the 19 dh 6.1. note will be handed over to Johan KraftmanKraftman, Johan (1713-1791).
Swedish. Economist and mathematician at
the university of Åbo.
today. Linnaeus discusses the support Mennander might get from Vlen [presumably Petrus UllénUllén, Petrus
(1700-1747). Swedish. Professor of
philosophy and theology, Uppsala.

Linnaues writes that he has had no time for the minerals. He asks Mennander to ask Grill [presumably Anthoni GrillGrill, Anthoni (1705-1783).
Swedish. Merchant in Amsterdam. Brother
of Claes Grill and Johan Abraham Grill.
] for the cost of 150 guilders in Amsterdam.


a. original holograph (LS, IX, 243-244). [1] [2] [3]


1. Brev från och till C. F. Mennander (1939), vol. 3, p. 313-314 .