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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1183 • Carl Hårleman to Carl Linnaeus, 29 October 1750 n.s.
Dated 18 octob. 1750. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Carl HårlemanHårleman, Carl
(1700-1753). Swedish. Nobleman,
architect, royal superintendent.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is writing to Linnaeus because the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739.
, has bestowed an award on Magnus LagerströmLagerström, Magnus
(1691-1759). Swedish. Director of the
Swedish East India Company.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
. His Royal Highness [Adolf FredrikAdolf Fredrik, (1710-1771).
Swedish. King of Sweden. Reigned
1751-1771. Married to Lovisa Ulrika.
Father of Gustav III. Chancellor of
Uppsala university 1747-1751.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] is displeased that he has not been informed of the reason for this in his capacity as Chancellor. Hårleman has done his best to explain to Adolf Fredrik who listened graciously but demanded a written report from the Academy. He also asked Hårleman to instruct the Secretary, Carl Magnus DahlströmDahlström, Carl Magnus
Swedish. Secretary to the Uppsala
University Chancellor.
, to write a gracious and encouraging letter to Lagerström.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, VI, 276-277). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1917), vol. I:7, p. 143   p.143.