Carl Linnaeus to Jakob Arrhenius,
8 December 1744 n.s.
L0593. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Jakob ArrheniusJakob Arrhenius (1721-1791). Swedish.
Linnaeus thanks for a letter from Jacob ArrheniusArrhenius, Jakob (1721-1791).
As to the new design of the garden, Carl HårlemanHårleman, Carl
Linnaeus also gives a depiction of the layout of the newly restored quarters of the Professor of Botany, with 13 rooms and, from one of them, a direct view to the garden so that he can watch what is going on.
One room houses the collection of natural history specimens, to which Carl GyllenborgGyllenborg, Carl (1679-1746).
Another gift is an iron gate to the garden, donated by Fredrik GyllenborgGyllenborg, Fredrik
He finishes the letter by mentioning that in the hothouse, the banana is now in flower, together with various succulents and other herbs.