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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1591 • Carl Linnaeus to Abraham Bäck, 8 May 1753 n.s.
Dated 8 maj 1753. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

Min K[iäre] Broder.

jag tackar åter för ett kiärt bref.

nog förseglade jag brefwet, men wet ej hwarföre det blef upbrutit.

Här föllia frön dem jag har.

tag de ordinaire i fröboden: e[exempli] gr[atia] Lactuca, Krassa, Kåhl.

Tack för alt, men tala ej om Drotningholm.

gif innelyckte till spanska legations secreteraren, jag har ej mera frön af Elymus.

nytt intet ord; allenast mademoiselle Rosen skall i afton ligga brud.

jag förbl[ifwer]
Min K[iäre] Broders
ödmiuke tiena[re]
C[arl] Linnaeus

Upsala d[en] 8 maj
1753

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus thanks Abraham BäckBäck, Abraham (1713-1795).
Swedish. Physician, president of the
Collegium Medicum, Stockholm. Close
friend of Linnaeus. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
for a letter |this letter has not come down to us].

Linnaeus did seal the letter, so he does not know why it was open when it reached Bäck.

Linnaeus encloses the seeds he has.

Bäck should take the ordinary seeds, such as Lactuca, cress, and cabbage.

Linnaeus thanks Bäck for everything, but Bäck should not talk about Drottningholm.

Linnaeus encloses something that Bäck is to forward to the secretary of the Spanish delegation [Linnaeus presumably means Jeronimo, marquis of GrimaldiGrimaldi, Jeronimo, marquis of
(1720-1786). Spanish. Spanish
ambassador in Stockholm.
]. Linnaeus does not have more seeds of Elymus.

Linnaeus does not have more news to tell except that Nils Rosén von RosensteinísRosén von Rosenstein, Nils
(1706-1773). Swedish. Physician
and professor of medicine. Colleague of
Linnaeus at Uppsala. The founder of
modern pediatrics. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
daughter Anna Margareta AurivilliusAurivillius, Anna Margareta
(1736-1772). Swedish. Married to Samuel
Aurivillius, daughter of Nils
Rosén and Anna Christina von
Rosenstein.
will be married today [she was married to Samuel AurivilliusAurivillius, Samuel
(1721-1767). Swedish. Professor of
medicine, Uppsala. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
].

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original (KVA). [1]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1910), vol. I:4, p. 210   p.210.