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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1814 • Jean François Séguier to Carl Linnaeus, 5 September 1754 n.s.
Dated le 5. 7.bre 1754. Sent from Verona (Italia) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in French.

upSUMMARY

In spite of the great distance between them, Jean François SéguierSéguier, Jean François
(1703-1784). French. Antiquarian
and botanist, Nimes. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
is eager to offer Linnaeus a copy of the third volume of his work on the plants around Verona [Plantae VeronensesSéguier, Jean François
Plantae Veronenses seu Stirpium
quae in agro Veronensi reperiuntur
methodica synopsis. [...] Accedit
ejusdem Bibliothecae botanicae
supplementum
, I-III (Verona
1745-1754).
]. Linnaeus must be eager to see all that Italy can produce of botanical works.

In reports on new publications, Séguier often sees information on new works by Linnaeus, and Séguier is eager to acquire them in order to keep his collection complete. He gives Henning Adolph GyllenborgGyllenborg, Henning Adolph
(1713-1775). Swedish. Count,
councillor. Student at Uppsala and
member of the Royal Swedish Academy of
Sciences. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
in Stockholm as the best agent to receive packages for Séguier.

Séguier will be glad to help Linnaeus with anything that he may want.

P. S. Séguier mentions that he often talks with Michele Enrico SagramosoSagramoso, Michele Enrico
(1720-1791). Italian. Marquis, Verona.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
(now a marquis) about Uppsala. Sagramosius sends his regards to Linnaeus.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, XIV, 45-46). [1] [2] [3]