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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2478 • Carl Diedric Ehrenpreus to Carl Linnaeus, 22 January 1759 n.s.
Dated 22 Jan. 1759. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

It has been a pleasure for Carl Diedric EhrenpreusEhrenpreus, Carl Diedric
(1692-1760). Swedish. Count,
Councillor, Chancellor of Uppsala
University. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
on this occasion, through Carl Linnaeusís the YoungerLinnaeus the Younger, Carl
(1741-1783). Swedish. Botanist. Son of
Carl Linnaeus and Sara Elisabet Linnaea.
Brother of Elisabeth Christina, Louisa,
Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his fatherís lectures, had
private tutors (Löfling, Rolander,
Solander and Falk, all Linnaeusís
students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his
father.
promotion to demonstrator, to illustrate the friendship and devotion Ehrenpreus has always had for Linnaeus. He cannot doubt that Linnaeus the Younger will nobly fill this role when he is guided by a father, who has such a deep and mature understanding of everything relating to the science of botany. Ehrenpreus wishes him all success.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, III, 385-386). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 2   p.2.