Johannes BurmanBurman, Johannes (1707-1779).
Dutch. Botanist, professor of medicine
in Amsterdam. Close friend of Linnaeus.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. cannot understand why he has not received any letter from Linnaeus making known that he has received the box with bulbs and other things from Burman. Burman answered on 11 December 1759Letter L2636 to Linnaeusís last letter dated 20 November [this letter has not come down to us].
Burman now sends the three final Charles PlumierPlumier, Charles (1646-1704).
French. Botanist, travelled in Central
America and the Carribean. Linnaeus
generally approved of the descriptions
in his richly illustrated botanical
works. illustrations [Burman refers to his editing of the Plantarum Americanarum fasciculus primus[-decimus]Plumier, Charles Plantarum
Americanarum fasciculus primus[-decimus]
continens plantas, quas olim C.
Plumierius [...] detexit, eruitque,
atque in insulis Antillis ipse depinxit.
Has primum in lucem edidit, concinnis
descriptionibus & observationibus,
aeneisque tabulis illustravit J.
Burmannus (Amsterdam 1755-1760). ]. The printing has been delayed due to the very cold weather and a lot of snow that fell yesterday.