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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0876 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 12 January 1748 n.s.
Dated 1748 d: 1 januarii. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ? (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus congratulates the Swedish people on having Carl Gustaf TessinTessin, 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
Linnaeusís career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
as a new President of the Government Offices. He wishes Tessin all happiness for the New Year and expresses his gratitude for Tessinís patronage for the last eight years and for all the positions he has obtained through the recommendations of Tessin.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Tessinska samlingen, Brev till C. G. Tessin, bunt 17, E 5731). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 9   p.9.