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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0814 • Albrecht von Haller to Carl Linnaeus, 8 June 1747 n.s.
Dated 8 Junii 1747. Sent from Göttingen (Germany) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

Multum debeo Tibi, Linnaee optime, pro honorifica cooptatione.[1] Ita porro amemus et amemur; nihil uterque faciemus aut sapientius aut utilius.

Vale & me porro ama!

D[abam] 8 Junii 1747.

Per summam temporis inopiam rebus obrutus Academicis.

A. Haller

[address] A Monsieur / Monsieur Linnaeus Professeur / trez celebre / a Upsal

upSUMMARY

Albrecht von Haller is very pleased to have been elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.

He writes with great haste because of all the academic work.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, VI, 191). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. "[12 Letters from Albrecht von Haller]" (1792), p. 113 .
2. A selection (1821), vol. 2, p. 416   p.416.

upEXPLANATORY NOTES

1.
On behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Linnaeus invited Albrecht von Haller, Johannes Gesner and some others to become members. See Linnaeus to Albrecht von Haller, 12 May 1747 o.s., 23 May 1747 n.s..