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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1859 • Carl Gustaf Dahlberg to Carl Linnaeus, 18 January 1755 n.s.
Dated 18 Januari 1755. Sent from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Carl Gustaf DahlbergDahlberg, Carl Gustaf (?-?).
Swedish. Colonel and owner of a
plantation in Surinam. Daniel Rolander
went to Surinam to serve as tutor for
Dahlberg’s children. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
writes to Linnaeus to tell him that he has arrived in Amsterdam and that the journey through Germany was hard. He hopes to be able to continue to Suriname as soon as possible. He writes that Daniel RolanderRolander, Daniel (1725-1793).
Swedish. Naturalist and explorer.
Studied at Uppsala University under
Linnaeus. Went to Surinam in 1755-1756.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
will accompany him and he hopes that they will have a safe journey. He says that he would like to contribute to science and hopes his name will be remembered. He writes that he will send all that he collects to Linnaeus.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, III, 195-196). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1911), vol. I:5, p. 319-320   p.319  p.320.