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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1481 • Pehr Osbeck to Carl Linnaeus, 13 September 1752 n.s.
Dated 2 Sept. 1752. Sent from Göteborg (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Pehr OsbeckOsbeck, Pehr (1723-1805).
Swedish. Clergyman, botanist explorer.
Studied at Uppsala under Linnaeus
1745-1750. Chaplain on ships of the
Swedish East India Company on voyages to
China. Vicar of Hasslöv (Halland).
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
sends Linnaeus twenty plants, the last specimens from his journey to China. He specifies them and mentions from what country they come.

Pehr Löfling’sLöfling, Pehr (1729-1756).
Swedish. Botanist and explorer. Studied
under Linnaeus. Went to Spain in 1751
and took part in the Spanish expedition
to Venezuela in 1754, where he died.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
letter, published in Lärda tidningar [presumably Löfling to Linnaeus, 8 November 1751Letter L1331], should also have been included in the package, but Osbeck thinks that Linnaeus already has it.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, XI, 302-303). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. “Linnés korrespondens med Pehr Osbeck” (1974), p. 107   p.107.