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Link: • Johan Johansson Haartman to Carl Linnaeus, 23 May 1758 n.s.
Dated 23 Maj 1758. Sent from Ňbo (Finland) to (). Written in Swedish.


Johan Johansson HaartmanHaartman, Johan Johansson
(1725-1787). Swedish. Professor of
medicine at Åbo. Linnaeusís
student. Accompanied Carl Gustaf Tessin
on his journey through Sweden and
arranged Tessinís collection of
minerals. He also translated Systema
into Swedish. Son of Johan
Haartman. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
has sent flour to Linnaeus with Abraham BäckBäck, Abraham (1713-1795).
Swedish. Physician, president of the
Collegium Medicum, Stockholm. Close
friend of Linnaeus. Correspondent of
as an intermediary.

Haartman has been preparing a book on household remedies [Tydelig underrättelse, om de mäst gångbara sjukdomars kännande och motandeHaartman, Johan Johansson
Tydelig underrättelse, om de
mäst gångbara sjukdomars
kännande och motande, genom
lätta och enfaldiga hus-medel; samt
et litet res- och hus-apothek; dem til
tjenst, som ej hafwa tilfälle at
rådfråga läkare,
sammanfattadt och utgifwit

(Stockholm & Åbo, 1759).
] and has reached the stage when he has sent the manuscript to the Collegium MedicumCollegium Medicum, Swedish.
The Swedish Board of Physicians,
originally Collegium medicorum, in
Stockholm, was founded in 1663.
for censorship. The names of the plants, suggested to be taken pulverized, are given in Latin with their trivial names given in accordance with Linnaeusís Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
(Stockholm 1753). Soulsby
no. 480.
together with the Swedish and Finnish names.

Haartman asks Linnaeus if he had any seeds that he could donate; Haartman has a garden but with fairly few plants and would like seeds of plants used in medicine, such as Belladonna, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Chenopodium botrys, Agrimonia eupatoria, etc.

Haartman concludes by greeting Linnaeusís wife [Sara Elisabet LinnaeaMoraea, Sara Elisabet
(1716-1806). Swedish. Linnaeusís wife.
Daughter of Johan Moraeus and Elisabet
Hansdotter Moraea. Mother of Carl
Linnaeus the Younger and of Elisabeth
Christina, Louisa, Sara Christina and
Sophia Linnaea.
] and family.


a. (LS, VI, 98-99). [1] [2] [3]


1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 249-250   p.249  p.250.