Fredrik HasselquistHasselquist, Fredrik
(1722-1752). Swedish. Physician and
naturalist, explorer. Studied under
Linnaeus and Lars Roberg 1741-1749. Went
to Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Cyprus,
Rhodes and the island of Chios. Died
near Smyrna. Son of Magnus and Helena
Maria Hasselquist, brother of Andreas
Hasselquist. Correspondent of Linnaeus. is sending a barrel of Cypriot wine to Linnaeus, addressed to Mr Grill [presumably Claes GrillGrill, Claes (1705-1767).
Swedish. Merchant, owner of the iron
works of Söderfors, Österby
and Iggesund. Director of the Swedish
East India Company. Also known as an art
collector and patron of arts and
sciences. Brother of Anthoni Grill and
Johan Abraham Grill. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. ]. It will be sent to Jean Antoine ButiniButini, Jean-Antoine
(1723-1810). French. Swedish consul in
Tomorrow he will leave for Smyrna after seeing Cyprus, a devastated country destroyed by a barbaric government.
a. (LS, VI, 367-368).