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Link: • Georgij Akinfievich Demidov to Carl Linnaeus, 28 October 1748 n.s.
Dated . Sent from St Petersburg (Russia) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in German.


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.
has received three specimens of the Spiraea sorbi folio, which Demidovís gardener had sent him from Demidovís house. The plants have travelled for six weeks but are in good condition. Linnaeus should not doubt that they can survive for two months more. He hopes that Linnaeus will be pleased with the plants. Demidov also takes the opportunity to send seeds of plants that originate from the late Steller. They have matured in Demidovís garden; there are ten species. Demidov would like to receive seeds of the plants of 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
, I (Stockholm 1748).
Soulsby no. 424
that he lacks. They can be sent by mail through William MastersMasters, William British.
Merchant, Stockholm.


a. (LS, III, 231-232). [1] [2] [3]