Casimiro Gomez de OrtegaOrtega, Casimiro Gomez de
(1740-1818). Spanish. Professor of
botany, Madrid. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. has received a letter from his uncle, José OrtegaOrtega, José (?-1761).
Spanish. Military pharmacist of the
Spanish army. Secretary of the Academy
of Medicine of Madrid. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. , written by Linnaeus to his uncle [this letter has not come down to us]. José Ortega now wants Casimiro Gomez de Ortega to take the opportunity to write to Linnaeus.
Ortega asks Linnaeus to send many copies of Pehr LöflingísLöfling, Pehr (1729-1756).
Swedish. Botanist and explorer. Studied
under Linnaeus. Went to Spain in 1751
and took part in the Spanish expedition
to Venezuela in 1754, where he died.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. work [Ortega refers most presumably to Iter Hispanicum, eller resa til spanska länderna uti Europa och AmericaLöfling, Pehr Iter
Hispanicum, eller resa til spanska
länderna uti Europa och America
(Stockholm 1758). ] to Madrid. His uncle can then forward the books to him and also to Giuseppe MontiMonti, Guiseppe (1682-1760).
Italian. Professor at Bologna.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. , who is professor of botany at Bologna. In Venice there is a senator who is well versed in botany; he wants to buy Linnaeusís Hortus CliffortianusLinnaeus, Carl Hortus
Cliffortianus, plantas exhibens quas in
hortis tam vivis quam siccis Hartecampi
in Hollandia coluit [...] Georgius
Clifford (Amsterdam 1737). Soulsby
no. 328. . Ortega wonders where it can be bought.