J. P. Fr LesserLesser, J. P. Fr. German. Son
of Friedrich Christian Lesser.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. informs Linnaeus that his father [Friedrich Christian LesserLesser, Friedrich Christian
(1692-1754). German. Naturalist,
clergyman, Nordhausen. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. ] has died. Lesser describes his fatherís collection of stones, petrefacts, metals and Conchylia. Lesser would like to sell the whole collection to Count Gyllenborg [presumably Fredrik GyllenborgGyllenborg, Fredrik
(1698-1759). Swedish. President at the
Board of Mines (Bergskollegium). Brother
of Carl Gyllenborg. ], including some works on natural history, for 1,200 Reichstaler.