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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2449 • Carl Linnaeus to Petrus Asp, 28 November 1758 n.s.
Dated 1758 d. 28 Nov.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ? (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

This is a letter of gratitude to Petrus AspAsp, Petrus (1733-1785).
Swedish. Clergyman, Uppsala. Travelled
in Germany, England, Holland and France.
Son of Mattias Asp, brother of Maria
Catharina Moman, brother-in-law of Jonas
Moman. Correspondent of Linnaeus
, sent at the request of the Royal Society of Sciences [Kungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i UppsalaKungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i
Uppsala,
Swedish. The Royal
Society of Sciences at Uppsala was
founded in 1728.
], for all the informative letters about what goes on at some of the most well-known European centres of erudition. Everyone wishes Asp to return to Sweden, well educated, and ready to follow the creditable carreer of his father [Mathias AspAsp, Mattias (1696-1763).
Swedish. Dean, and professor of
theology, Uppsala. Father of Petrus Asp
and Maria Catharina Moman, father-in-law
of Jonas Moman.
].

upEDITIONS

1. “Bref, til Hr. Mag. Pet. Asp” (1768), p. 183-184 .
2. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 95   p.95.