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Link: • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Fredrik Mennander, 5 May 1761 n.s.
Dated 1761 d. 5. Maji.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ? (). Written in Swedish.


Linnaeus writes to Carl Fredrik MennanderMennander, Carl Fredrik
(1712-1786). Swedish. Archbishop and
scientist. As bishop of Åbo he
promoted science. A new chair in
chemistry, a laboratory, a botanical
garden were founded at his initiative. A
close friend of Linnaeus. Husband of
Ulrica Mennander and Johanna Magdalena
Mennander. Father of Carl Fredric
Fredenheim. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
and makes excuses for his late answer. Linnaeus writes that he has been collecting seeds, some of them rare, and that Pehr KalmKalm, Pehr (1716-1779).
Swedish. Botanist and traveller,
professor of natural history at
Åbo. Disciple of Linnaeus.
Travelled in North America 1748-1751.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is sowing the seeds thinly in order to make them all grow. Linnaeus writes that he thinks that Kalm is turning towards spiritual values.

Linnaeus writes that war is disastrous and that he prays for peace.

Linnaeus writes that he will send Anton Rolandsson MartinMartin, Anton Rolandsson
(1729-1785). Swedish. Student of
medicine. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
his letter of attorney today or tomorrow.


a. (LS, IX, 281-282). [1] [2] [3]


1. Brev från och till C. F. Mennander (1939), vol. 3, p. 326-327 .