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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1766 • Carl Linnaeus to Erik Gustaf Lidbeck, 9 May 1754 n.s.
Dated 9 maj 1754. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

Min kiäreste H[err] Adjunct

Här äro de lofwade fröen.

Woro mig kiärt om något smakade

jag wet de äro friska, ock at H[err] Adj[unct] tager rätt på dem, älliest sänd örten i bref då han wäxer.

C[arl] Linnaeus.

Upsala d[en] 9 maj
1754

Det war skada, at Mylius dog på resan i London.

Kähler arbetar braf uti Marseille på sertulariis och conchiliis.

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Linnaeus sends Erik Gustaf LidbeckLidbeck, Erik Gustaf
(1724-1803). Swedish. Professor of
natural history and economy at Lund.
Studied under Linnaeus. Accompanied
Linnaeus as secretary on his
Västgöta journey in 1746.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
some seeds that he has promised him.

It would please Linnaeus if Lidbeck liked some of them.

Linnaeus knows that they are fresh. He expects Lidbeck will take care of them, and he asks Lidbeck to send him a letter with a specimen of the plant when it grows.

P. S. 1 Linnaeus regrets that Christlob MyliusMylius, Christlob (1722-1754).
German. Student of medicine, disciple of
Christian Ludwig Krause, Berlin.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
had died in London.

P. S. 2 Linnaeus reports that Mårten KählerKähler, Mårten
(1728-1773). Swedish. Physician, orator
and poet. Studied under Linnaeus and
Nils Rosén von Rosenstein. Served
as physician of the admirality at
Karlskrona. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is making progress in his work in Marseilles at Sertularia and Conchylia.

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a. original holograph (LUB). [1] [2]