Johan Henrik BurmesterBurmester, Johan Henrik
(1720-1770). Swedish. Professor of
economics, later of eloquence and poetry
at Lund. Correspondent of Linnaeus. writes to tell Linnaeus that he will receive a shipment of plants by the first ship that leaves England for Stockholm. Michel [John MitchellMitchell, John (1711-1768).
British/American. Physician and
botanist. Born in Virginia. After
studies in medicine at the University of
Edinburgh he returned to Virginia as a
physician, but left America for London
in 1746. Famous for his map of eastern
North-America, known as the Mitchell
Map, first published in 1755.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. ], Peter CollinsonCollinson, Peter (1694-1768).
British. Merchant and amateur naturalist
in London, corresponded with many
scientists. Correspondent of Linnaeus. and James GordonGordon, James (1708-1780).
British. Gardener to James Sherard at
Eltham and then to Lord Petre at
Thorndon. After that he founded a
nursery at Bow and run a seed shop in
London. Correspondent of Linnaeus. are informed about this shipment.
Burmester writes that he is happy to assist Linnaeus.
P.S. Burmester writes that No. 1 and 2 are from Collinson, No. 3 from Mitchell and No. 4 from Gordon.