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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1621 • Petter Jonas Bergius to Carl Linnaeus, 2 July 1753 n.s.
Dated 2 Julii 1753. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

The herbs of the Seraphim Hospital are mostly growing well. A few, however, look poorly, probably because the transport lasted four days, during which time they were not properly tended to. Abraham BäckBäck, Abraham (1713-1795).
Swedish. Physician, president of the
Collegium Medicum, Stockholm. Close
friend of Linnaeus. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
sent the enclosed seeds to Petter Jonas BergiusBergius, Petter Jonas
(1730-1790). Swedish. Physician and
botanist. Professor of natural history
and pharmacy at Collegium Medicum,
Stockholm. Linnaeusís student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
, to forward to Linnaeus. Then follows a discussion on Trifolium and other species.

Bäck has a Ribes from America from Johan Frederik GronoviusGronovius, Johan Frederik
(1690-1762). Dutch. Naturalist, senator
of Leiden. Linnaeusís benefactor and
friend. Published Flora Virginica
(1743, 1762) together with John Clayton.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, I, 535-536). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 121-122   p.121  p.122.