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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2837 • Xaverio (Saverio) Manetti to Carl Linnaeus, 7 December 1760 n.s.
Dated VII Decembris MDCCLX. Sent from Firenze (Italia) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

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Xaverio ManettiManetti, Xaverio (Saverio)
(1723-1785). Italian. Physician,
professor of botany at Florence.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is very pleased to have received Linnaeusís letter [Linnaeus to Manetti, 8 April 1760Letter L2718].

Manetti has asked a friend in Naples to collect seeds from Drypis. When he gets the seeds, he will send them to Linnaeus together with some other specimens, especially Italian insects.

Manetti has not yet received the books and dissertations he had asked Linnaeus to send. He suggests that parcels of books should be sent through Johann Acherman & Son in Amsterdam who will send them on to Emanuel SariSari, Emanuel Italian. Friend
of Xaverio Manetti, Livorno.
in Livorno. The books will then reach Manetti safely as long as his name is added. He would like to know how much the last edition of Linnaeusís Systema naturae, 10th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae
, 10th edition (Stockholm
1758-1759). Soulsby no. 58.
is so that Linnaeus can be paid by the merchant in Amsterdam.

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a. (LS, X, 31-32). [1] [2] [3]