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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0658 • Carl Linnaeus to Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien and Pehr Elvius, [15 December 1745] n.s.
Dated Undated, but presumably written on the 15th of December 1745. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

[a][a] : MS1 [written on the inside of
an envelope
]
Om tisdag kommer observationen öf[we]r min stora Tessins Pomerantz

Observationerna äro goda.

Ternström menar jag reste i går ty han fick promta ordres, skicka thermometren med instructionen på giöteborg

Till
Kongl[iga]
Wettenskaps
Academien
Stockholm

frijbref på
Kongl[iga] Academiens
wägnar

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus’s observations on Carl Gustaf Tessins’sTessin, Carl Gustaf
(1695-1770). Swedish. Count, important
politician and patron of science and
art. He supported Swedish artists and
scientists and collected art, books and
natural history objects. He assisted
Linnaeus’s career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
“Pomerantz” will arrive on Tuesday [Linnaeus refers to his description of Tessin’s observations on the bitter oranges published in 1745 as “Pomerantz med et inneslutit foster”Linnaeus, Carl “Pomerantz med et
inneslutit foster. Ingiven af [...] Carl
Gustaf Tessin och beskrifven af Carl
Linnaeus”, KVAH 6 (1745),
281-185. Soulsby no. 412.
].

Linnaeus. is pleased with the observations that have been submitted to him for review [Linnaeus refers to Pehr Kalm’sKalm, Pehr (1716-1779).
Swedish. Botanist and traveller,
professor of natural history at
Åbo. Disciple of Linnaeus.
Travelled in North America 1748-1751.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
, ”Förteckning på några inhemska färgegräs” Kalm, Pehr ”Förteckning
på några inhemska
färgegräs” , KVAH
(1745), 243.
].

Christopher TernströmTärnström, Christopher
(1711-1746). Swedish. Clergyman and
botanist. At the recommendation of
Linnaeus, he was accepted as chaplain by
the Swedish East India Company. In 1746
he departed for China but died on the
island of Pulo Candor, Vietnam.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
left yesterday for East India,

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Carl von Linnés arkiv). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1908), vol. I:2, p. 55   p.55.

upTEXTUAL NOTES

a.
MS1 [written on the inside of an envelope]