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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2240 • Bengt Bergius to Carl Linnaeus, 22 September 1757 n.s.
Dated 22 Sept. 1757. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Bengt BergiusBergius, Bengt (1723-1784).
Swedish. Historian and naturalist. Known
for his copies of Swedish scientific
correspondences and sources, now in the
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences,
Stockholm. Linnaeusís student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
informs Linnaeus that he has carefully scrutinised the printerís proofs of Systema naturae, 10th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae
, 10th edition (Stockholm
1758-1759). Soulsby no. 58.
, and detected and corrected a considerable number of faults of varying significance. This has indeed taken him a lot of time. He has asked Lars SalviusSalvius, Lars (1706-1773).
Swedish. Printer, bookseller, publisher.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
, what he could expect to receive as compensation for this work. Salvius, however, said that the job had not been ordered, and that the publication was already far too expensive. Anyhow, Bergius hopes that Linnaeus will appreciate his efforts.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, I, 531-532). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 115-116   p.115  p.116.