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Link: • David Schulz von Schulzenheim to Carl Linnaeus, 15 April 1755 n.s.
Dated die XV Aprilis Ani MDCCLV. Sent from London (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.


Philip MillerMiller, Philip (1691-1771).
British. Gardener of the Chelsea Physic
Garden. Corresponded with many
botanists. His rich herbarium was sold
to Joseph Banks. Correspondent of
and Peter CollinsonCollinson, Peter (1694-1768).
British. Merchant and amateur naturalist
in London, corresponded with many
scientists. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
have entrusted David Schulz von SchulzenheimSchulz von Schulzenheim, David
(1732-1823). Swedish. Physician.
Studied at Uppsala, where he attended
Linnaeusís lectures. Went to England.
Together with Nils Rosén von
Rosenstein he introduced inoculation for
smallpox in Sweden. Correspondent of
with things for Linnaeus. Miller has marked some plants regarding which he wants Linnaeus to state the names. Furthermore, Miller has a number of dried specimens for Linnaeus. If Linnaeus tells Miller which plants he wants from his Garden, Miller will dry these for him. When Schulzenheim goes to London, he will collect rare plants in the Garden for Linnaeus.

Humphrey SibthorpSibthorp, Humphrey (1713-1797).
British. Succeeded Johann Jacob
Dillenius as Sherardian professor of
botany at Oxford. Father of John
Sibthorp. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
and Richard WarnerWarner, Richard
(1711/1713?-1775). British. Classicist
and botanist. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
are in London. They send their regards.

Variolation is now practiced successfully among the prudent people; accidents are very rare.


a. (LS, XIII, 465-466). [1] [2] [3]