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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L1968 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 25 November 1755 n.s.
Dated 1755 d. 25 Nov.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes to Carl Gustaf TessinTessin, Carl Gustaf
(1695-1770). Swedish. Count, important
politician and patron of science and
art. He supported Swedish artists and
scientists and collected art, books and
natural history objects. He assisted
Linnaeusís career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
to inform him that Tessinís gardener from Läckö has visited Linnaeus and delivered the six flower pots that Linnaeus has asked for as he had not been successful in growing the plants from seeds. Linnaeus promises to send the plants back if the ones on Tessinís estate are not flourishing.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 11). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 31   p.31.