Thomas PennantPennant, Thomas (1726-1798).
British. Naturalist, best known for his
works on zoology. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. informs Linnaeus that the box that he mentioned in his last letter [Pennant to Linnaeus, 24 March 1756Letter L2019] is to be had at merchants Bohman and Hassel [Bohman, Hassel & GörgesBohman, Hassel & Görges,
Swedish. Trading house,
Stockholm. Owned by Fredrik Otto Bohman
and Daniel Hassel. ] in Stockholm. Pennant wants Linnaeus to send his gift through Bohman and Hassel to merchants Anders LindegrenLindegren, Anders Swedish.
Merchant, brother of Carl Lindegren. and Carl LindegrenLindegren, Carl Swedish.
Partner of the trading house Carlos
& Claes Grill in Stockholm.
Collector of coins and medals. Brother
of Anders Lindegren. in London.
The box was sent with the ship “Stockholm” captained by Johan J. FischerFischer, Johan J. Swedish?.