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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1800 • José Ortega to Carl Linnaeus, 30 September 1754 n.s.
Dated 30 Septembris, anno 1754.. Sent from Madrid (Spain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

José OrtegaOrtega, José (?-1761).
Spanish. Military pharmacist of the
Spanish army. Secretary of the Academy
of Medicine of Madrid. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
is very pleased to be able to forward a letter from Pehr LöflingLöfling, Pehr (1729-1756).
Swedish. Botanist and explorer. Studied
under Linnaeus. Went to Spain in 1751
and took part in the Spanish expedition
to Venezuela in 1754, where he died.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
in America [presumably Löfling to Linnaeus, 18 April, 1754Letter L1744]. From this letter Linnaeus will realize that Löfling sees many rare and marvellous things that will promote botany and the glory of Sweden.

Ortega will see to it that Linnaeusís letters reach Löfling safely.

Juan MinuartMinuart, Juan (1693-1768).
Spanish. Botanist and pharmacist.
and José Quer y MartinezQuer y Martinez, José
(1695-1764). Spanish. Professor of
Botany, Madrid.
, send their greetings to Linnaeus.

P.S. Ortega gives his address.

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a. (LS, XI, 279-280). [1] [2] [3]