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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1175 • Anders Johan von Höpken to Carl Linnaeus, 11 November 1750 n.s.
Dated 31 Oct. 1750. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus has dedicated his Philosophia botanicaLinnaeus, Carl Philosophia
botanica, in qua explicantur fundamenta
botanica cum definitionibus partium,
etc.
(Stockholm 1751). Soulsby no.
437.
to Anders Johan von HöpkenHöpken, Anders Johan von
(1712-1789). Swedish. Count and
statesman. One of the founders of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.The
Chancellor of the Uppsala University
1760-1764. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
who expresses his gratitude. He has read it through with pleasure and praises Linnaeus for his almost supernatural memory.

Höpken considers that if his countrymen had enough sense to give credit to Linnaeus for all his doings, then their gratitude would have no limits.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, VII, 48-49). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Riksrådet grefve Anders Johan von Höpkens skrifter (1893), vol. 2, p. 4 .
2. Bref och skrifvelser (1917), vol. I:7, p. 149   p.149.