Carl Linnaeus to Pehr Osbeck,
11 July 1755 n.s.
L1933. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Pehr OsbeckPehr Osbeck (1723-1805). Swedish.
Linnaeus has not had time for his friends for some time, but now at last he can attend to them again.
Linnaeus thanks Pehr OsbeckOsbeck, Pehr (1723-1805).
Linnaeus had also got from Abraham BäckBäck, Abraham (1713-1795).
Linnaeus thinks that Flos Masendus must grow somewhere at Åkerby. Linnaeus has looked for it in vain, but Osbeck should have sharper eyesight.
Linnaeus wishes very much that he could help Osbeck.
P. S. Linnaeus sends his regards to somebody whom he calls lithologus (“mineralogist”) and wonders how he could get a specimen of Rosa villosa for his garden.
a. original holograph (KVA).