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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2069 • Johann Joachim Lange to Carl Linnaeus, 22 July 1756 n.s.
Dated XXII Julii MDCCLVI. Sent from Halle (Germany) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

Vir Illustris, Excellentissime,
Fautor maxime colende.

Tandem aliquando Tuae ad me aut meae ad Te pervenient, ut libri Vestro Nomini ad vos perveniant. Tibi, Vir Illustris, et Suecis, quos aliquos in primis OehlreichiumOelreich, Niklas von
(1699-1770). Swedish. Censor librorum
1744-1766. University librarian,
professor of philosophy and public
official. Linnaeusís student.
habui domesticos, addictissimus redemi

Hortum Malabaricum [1] 57 thaleris
Boccone [2] 2 ď 18 gr.
BauhiniBauhin, Caspar (1560-1624).
Swiss. Botanist and physician, Basle.
Bauhinís Prodromus and Pinax
theatri botanici
(1620, 1623, 1671)
were important works in the field of
botanical nomenclature.
pinacem [3] 2 ď 2

61 th. 20 gr.

Optamus mandatum tuum, ut sciamus, quomodo hi libri ad vos transmitti queant. Tuae illustri dignitati commendo me meaque studia utpote meo immo omnium curiosorum doctori in Historia naturali. Botanicam fateor me in tantum tantummmodo tetigisse, ut historiam naturalem et systema Tuum naturae quotannis docens Tui systematis sexualis a reliquis differentiam et prae illis praerogativam explicare queam.
Fave!

Halae die XXII Julii MDCCLVI

Illustri nomini Tuo
addictissimo
J.J. Langio.

[address] Viro Perillustri et /Excellentissimo/Domino Linnaeo/Regni Sueciae Equiti / aurato/Upsaliam.

upSUMMARY

Johann Joachim Lange has procured for Linnaeus and some other Swedes, especially Niklas Oelreich, Henrik Adriaan van Rheede tot Draakesteinís Hortus Malabaricus, Silvio-Paolo Bocconeís Icones & descriptiones rariorum plantarum Siciliae and Caspar Bauhinís Pinax. The books are 61 Th. and 20 gr. Lange wants to know how these works can be sent.

Every year Lange teaches natural history. He explains the advantages of Linnaeusís sexual system.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, VIII, 400-401). [1] [2] [3]