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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2571 • Mikael Harmensen to Carl Linnaeus, 7 August 1759 n.s.
Dated ce 7 Aoust 1759. Sent from Paris (France) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in French.

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Mikael HarmensenHarmensen, Mikael (1771-1793).
Swedish. Swedish general consul in
Bordeaux, 1751. Ennobled in Sweden 1773.
Married to Sofie Dorolee von Robais.
Son of Jean Christoffer Harmensen.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
has received Linnaeusís letter dated 22 April [this letter has not come down to us] but he has not been able to answer until now since he has not been quite well. He is grateful for Linnaeusís kindness and his care of Harmensenís requests concerning the King [Adolf FredrikAdolf Fredrik, (1710-1771).
Swedish. King of Sweden. Reigned
1751-1771. Married to Lovisa Ulrika.
Father of Gustav III. Chancellor of
Uppsala university 1747-1751.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
]. P. S. Harmensen has learned with satisfaction that the barrel of wine arrived in good condition.

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a. original holograph (LS, VI, 288-289). [1] [2] [3]