Carl Linnaeus to Carl Christoffer Gjörwell,
28 October 1757 n.s.
L2248. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Carl Christoffer GjörwellCarl Christoffer Gjörwell
Linnaeus had been to dinner with the provincial governor [Jean LilljenbergLilljenberg, Jean Georg
Linnaeus thanks Carl Christoffer GjörwellGjörwell, Carl Christoffer
Hasselquist died on farm outside Smyrna, where he was transported because of the fresh air.
Löfling was employed as a botanist at the Spanish King and member of the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala [Kungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i UppsalaKungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i
For more information about his life Gjörwell should get in touch with his uncle, Nils Strandman.
Löfling’s date of birth is unknown for Linnaeus.
He left Stockholm on a Tuesday before the 17th of May 1751 [o.s.], arrived at Porto in July, and in Madrid on the 9th o.s. and 20th n.s. October 1751.
Guayana is the name.
Died in Murercuri.
Löfling had previously sent Linnaeus his epistles and descriptions of plants from Spain and Linnaeus hopes to get them printed [Löfling’s letters were later published as the Iter Hispanicum, eller resa til spanska länderna uti Europa och AmericaLöfling, Pehr Iter
1. “Om natural-historiens begge martyrer:Hasselquist och Löfling” (1798), vol. I, p. 65-67 .