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Link: • Louis Cardevac de Havrincour to Carl Linnaeus, 1 April 1751 n.s.
Dated Die 21a Martiis/1a Aprilis Anno 1751.. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.


Louis Cardevac de HavrincourHavrincour, Louis Cardevac de
(1707-1767). French. Diplomat in
Stockholm 1749-1762. Correspondent of
thanks Linnaeus for his letter [this letter has not come down to us] and for the collection of different seeds that Linnaeus had sent him with a request that they be forwarded to Bernhard de JussieuJussieu, Bernard de
(1699-1777). French. Professor of
botany, brother of Antoine and Joseph de
Jussieu. Demonstrator at the Jardin des
plantes. Sébastien Vaillantís
successor. Uncle of Antoine Laurent de
Jussieu. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
in Paris. Havrincour wants to assure Linnaeus that he was careful to forward the seeds without delay. Havrincour is anxious for France to know about these gifts from Linnaeus and to rejoice in them.

Havrincour also thanks Linnaeus for the information about Linnaeusís botanical works that he had just received. He is especially glad that the information is given in Latin, a language that he has almost forgotten. However, it is enough for him if Linnaeus can see how great his gratitude towards Linnaeus is.


a. (LS, VI, 411-412). [1] [2] [3]