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Sven Hof to Carl Linnaeus,
22 March 1753 n.s.Dated 22 Martii 1753.
Sent from Skara (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in Swedish.
L1546. Sven HofSven Hof (1703-1786). Swedish.
Philologist, Skara. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish. , 22 March 1753 n.s.
Sven HofHof, Sven (1703-1786).
Swedish. Philologist, Skara.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. writes that he has worked for two years with his herbarium in order to arrange it and to fill the missing parts, assisted by Anders Philip TidströmTidström, Anders Philip
(1723-1779). Swedish. Chemist and
metallurgist. Studied under Linnaeus.
University teacher of chemistry.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. . However, in order to fulfil this task it had been found necessary to have access to the Uppsala University Botanic Garden in order to obtain a number of flowers and Hof hopes that Linnaeus will grant Tidström permission to use the garden in this respect during the coming spring and summer.
a. original holograph (LS, VII, 111-112). 
1. Bref och skrifvelser (1917), vol. I:7, p. 117-118 p.117 p.118.