Linnaeus asks Carl Christoffer GjörwellGjörwell, Carl Christoffer
(1731-1811). Swedish. Author,
publisher, royal librarian.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. to be kind-hearted when reviewing the Systema naturae, 10th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae, 10th edition (Stockholm
1758-1759). Soulsby no. 58. ], the first volume now having been published [the 10th edition was published in two volumes, “Animalia” 1758 and “Vegetabilia” 1759. The third volume, “Mineralia” was never published]. Linnaeus is aware that errors can never be concealed when exposed to such an attentive world, and continues to worry about the reception it would get for the rest of the letter.
a. original holograph (KB, Ep. G 10:2, 11).