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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1817 • Carl Linnaeus to Petter Jonas Bergius, 25 October 1754 n.s.
Dated 1754 d. 25 Octob.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus thanks Petter Jonas BergiusBergius, Petter Jonas
(1730-1790). Swedish. Physician and
botanist. Professor of natural history
and pharmacy at Collegium Medicum,
Stockholm. Linnaeusís student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for a letter [this letter has not come down to us].

The coming Thursday Bergius will receive the title of Doctor of Medicine. Bergius is instructed to propose a toast to the conferrer. Linnaeus and his dinner party shall toast Bergius.

Should Bergius come by for a cup, Linnaeus will invite the new doctor to dinner.

Linnaeus has received 600 riksdaler for the conferment, which is hereby acknowledged by Linnaeus.

On Saturday, a week from now, Linnaeus will go to Ulriksdal.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. contemporary copy (KVA, Bergius, II, 552).

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 122-123   p.122  p.123.