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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L0946 • Georgij Akinfievich Demidov to Carl Linnaeus, September 1748 n.s.
Dated . Sent from St Petersburg (Russia) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in German.

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Georgij Akinfievich DemidovDemidov, Georgij Akinfievich
(1715-1761). Russian. Father of
Alexandr Grigorevich Demidov, Pavel
Grigorevich Demidov and Petr Grigorevich
Demidov. Son of Akinfiy Nikitich
Demidiv. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is very grateful to Linnaeus for having gone through Georg Wilhelm StellerísSteller, Georg Wilhelm
(1709-1746). German. Voyager, who
sailed with Vitus Bering and returned
with important collections from
Kamchatka.
herbarium, which arrived back to Demidov on 21 September. Demidov also thanks Linnaeus for Flora SvecicaLinnaeus, Carl Flora Svecica,
exhibens plantas per regnum Sveciae
crescentes, systematice cum differentiis
specierum, synonymis autorum, nominibus,
incolarum, solo locorum, usu
pharmacopaeorum
(Leiden 1745).
Soulsby no. 408.
, Hortus UpsaliensisLinnaeus, Carl Hortus
Upsaliensis, exhibens plantas exoticas,
Horto Upsaliensis academiae a sese
illatas, ab anno 1742, in annum 1748,
additis differentiis, synonymis,
habitationibus, hospitiis, rariorumque
descriptionibus, in gratiam studiose
juventutis
, I (Stockholm 1748).
Soulsby no. 424
, Fauna SvecicaLinnaeus, Carl Fauna Svecica
sistens animalia Sveciae regni:
quadrupedia, aves, amphibia, pisces,
insecta, vermes, distributa per classes
& ordines, genera & species. Cum
differentiis specierum, synonymis
autorum, nominibus incolarum, locis
habitationum, descriptionibus
insectorum
(Stockholm, 1746).
Soulsby no. 1151.
, Flora ZeylanicaLinnaeus, Carl Flora
Zeylanica; sistens plantas Indicas
Zeylonae insulae, quae olim 1670-1677,
lectae fuere a Paulo Hermanno [...]
demum post 70 annos ab Augusto
Günthero [...] orbi redditae

(Stockholm,1747). Soulsby no. 420.
, Sponsalia plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Sponsalia
plantarum
, diss., resp. J. G.
Wahlbom (Uppsala 1746). Soulsby no.
1447.
,Specimen academicum de curiositate naturaliLinnaeus, Carl Specimen
academicum de curiositate naturali
,
diss., resp. O. Söderberg
(Stockholm [1748]). Soulsby no. 1500.
, Surinamensia GrillianaLinnaeus, Carl Surinamensia
Grilliana
, diss., resp. P. Sundius
(Stockholm [1748]).
, and Museum Adolpho-FridericianumLinnaeus, Carl Museum
Adolpho-Fridericianum
, diss., resp.
L. Balk (Uppsala, 1746). Soulsby no.
1443.
. Demidov is sorry that Linnaeus had not enclosed any letter. He hopes that he has not offended Linnaeus in any way.

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a. (LS, III, 229-230). [1] [2] [3]