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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0767 • Carl Linnaeus to Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien and Pehr Elvius, [31 December 1746] n.s.
Dated Undated, but presumably written in the end of December 1746 or early in January 1747. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

Min Bror.

Stipendium Helmfeldianum är rese rum på 3 åhr, in alles 1000 d[a]l[e]r Sölf[er]m[yn]t.

Stipendium Piperianum är lika mycket.

så att man tillsammans af bägge stipendiis får för Kalmen 2000 d[a]l[e]r sölf[er]m[yn]t.

Fisken är afritad hoos alla Auctores, doch om M[in] Bror will hafwa honom afritad skall det ske till slutet af nästa wecka.

Må wähl. jag kan ej skrifwa mer för glädie.

M[in] Br[ors]
C[arl] L[innaeus]

a Monsieur
Mons[ieu]r Pierre Elfwius
Mathematique
Stockholm
frijbr[ef]</br>

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes to the Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739.
, i.e., Pehr ElviusElvius, Pehr (1710-1749).
Swedish. Engineer and mathematician,
secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy
of Sciences.
] that the Helmfeldianum and the Piperianum scholarships, which Pehr KalmKalm, 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.
has been granted, are of equal economic value.

The fish is depicted by all writers, but if Elvius wants an illustration of him, Linnaeus will see to it, that it shall be made by the end of next week [ Linnaeus refers to Nils Gissler’sGissler, Nils (1715-1771).
Swedish. Logices, physices et medicinae
lector, Härnösand.
, "Beskrifning på tånglaken"Gissler, Nils "Beskrifning
på tånglaken",
KVAH 9 (1748), 37-38.
].

upMANUSCRIPTS

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

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1908), vol. I:2, p. 90   p.90.