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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1748 • J. P. Fr. Lesser to Carl Linnaeus, 11 April 1754 n.s.
Dated d. 11 Apr. 1755. Sent from Nordhausen (Germany) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

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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.

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a. (LS, IX, 133-134). [1] [2] [3]