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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1361 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 27 January 1752 n.s.
Dated 1752 d. 16 Jan.. Sent from Falun (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus thanks Carl Gustaf TessinTessin, Carl Gustaf
(1695-1770). Swedish. Count, important
politician and patron of science and
art. He supported Swedish artists and
scientists and collected art, books and
natural history objects. He assisted
Linnaeusís career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
for the letter of 6 January o.s., 17 January n.s.Letter L1364 that he received that day.

Linnaeus informs Tessin that it has been snowing a lot for three days and that all the snow has made travelling impossible, but he hops to be able to leave Falun the following day.

Linnaeus promises to travel to Stockholm to visit Tessin as soon as the weather improves and the roads are cleared, hopefully within a week.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 6). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 16   p.16.