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Link: • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 21 February 1754 n.s.
Dated 1754 d: 21 febr.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ? (). Written in Swedish.


Linnaeus expresses his concern for Carl Gustaf TessinísTessin, 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
present situation.

Linnaeus informs Tessin that Peter ArtediísArtedi, Peter (1705-1735).
Swedish. Ichtyologist. Close friend of
Ichthyologia sive opera omnia de piscibusArtedi, Peter Ichthyologia
sive opera omnia de piscibus, scilicet:
Bibliotheca ichthyologica. Philosophia
ichthyologica. Genera piscium. Synonymia
specierum. Descriptiones specierum.
Omnia in hoc genere perfectiora, quam
antea ulla. Posthuma vindicavit,
recognovit, coaptavit & edidit
Carolus Linnaeus
(Leiden 1738).
will be presented to him this summer. He also writes that he is unable to value the unseen stones.

Linnaeus regrets that he is not able to send Tessin any of his published works as he has no extra copies. He tells him that they are published in the Netherlands, although the later works are published in Stockholm by Lars SalviusSalvius, Lars (1706-1773).
Swedish. Printer, bookseller, publisher.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
apart from Systema naturae [Linnaeus means the Systema naturae, 6th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
6th edition (Stockholm,
1748). Soulsby no. 51.
, and Öländska och gothländska resaLinnaeus, Carl
Öländska och
Gothländska Resa på Riksens
högloflige ständers befallning
förrättad åhr 1741. Med
anmärkningar uti oeconomien,
natural-historien, antiquiteter &c
med åtskillige figurer

(Stockholm & Uppsala 1745). Soulsby
no. 202.
that are published by Gottfried KiesewetterKiesewetter, Gottfried (?-?).
?. Academy bookseller 1735-1757,
publisher of Linnaeusís Philosophia
. [Kiesewetter was also the publisher of the Systema naturae, 7th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
, 7th edition (Leipzig 1748).
Soulsby no. 52.
, although it was a reprint of the 6th edition, but with the German, instead of the Swedish names].


a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 8). [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]


1. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 27-28   p.27  p.28.