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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2513 • Carl Linnaeus to Petter Jonas Bergius, 20 March 1759 n.s.
Dated 20 Martii 1759. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus thanks Petter Jonas BergiusBergius, Petter Jonas
(1730-1790). Swedish. Physician and
botanist. Professor of natural history
and pharmacy at Collegium Medicum,
Stockholm. Linnaeusís student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for a splendid and manly written speech [Inträdes-tal, om Stockholm för 200 år senBergius, Petter Jonas
Inträdes-tal, om Stockholm
för 200 år sen, och Stockholm
nu för tiden, i anseende til
handel, och vetenskaper, särdeles
den medicinska: hållit för
kongl. vet. academien d. 20 aug. 1758,
och efteråt med anmärkningar
tilökt
(Stockholm, 1758).
]. It cannot be read without pleasure as well as advantage, says Linnaeus. It pleases him in his big toe that his old friends can appear like heroes in the learned world. Bergius is brilliant, and shines on his contemporaries like the real gem against rhinestones.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Carl von Linnťs arkiv). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Egenhšndiga anteckningar (1823), p. 187-188   p.187  p.188.
2. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 139   p.139.