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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0514 • Johann Jacob Dillenius to Carl Linnaeus, 10 December 1743 n.s.
Dated 29. Novembris 1743.. Sent from London (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Johann Jacob DilleniusDillenius, Johann Jacob
(1684-1747). German/British. Studied at
Giessen. Sherardian professor of botany
at Oxford. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes in haste from London, where he stays at Peter CollinsonísCollinson, Peter (1694-1768).
British. Merchant and amateur naturalist
in London, corresponded with many
scientists. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for a few days before he goes back to Oxford. Dillenius has written to Tobias BjörkBjörk, Tobias (1704-1778).
Swedish. Clergyman. Minister of the
Swedish Church in London in 1735. In
1752 dean of Norrbärke, Dalecarlia.
to fetch this letter and a parcel with seeds at Collinsonís. The seeds are African Gerania, which Dillenius, as he had promised, has collected for Linnaeus.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, III, 297-298). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. A selection (1821), vol. 2, p. 126   p.126.