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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L2935 • Carl Linnaeus to Domenico Vandelli, August 1761 n.s.
Dated 1761. August.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus has received Domenico VandelliísVandelli, Domenico (1735-1816).
Italian. Physician and botanist. Left
for Portugal in 1764, where he was a
professor at the university of Coimbra.
He was the founder of Ajuda botanical
garden in Lisboa and of the Coimbra
botanical garden, where he was also the
first director (1773-1791).
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
letter of 30 March 1761Letter L2887 but he has not had time to answer earlier.

Linnaeus is eagerly waiting for the treatise on the hot springs [Linnaeus refers to the Tractatus de thermis Agri-PataviniVandelli, Domenico Tractatus
de thermis Agri-Patavini. Accessit
bibliotheca hydrographica, &
apologia contra cel: Hallerum

(Padua, 1760).
] and the descriptions of the Ulva species.

He asks Vandelli to send him news from his work around Modena.

Padua is 48 days better off than Uppsala in the spring and the same number of days in the autumn, which means that summer in Padua is three months longer than that in Uppsala.

upEDITIONS

1. Florae lusitanicae et brasiliensis specimen (1788), p. 77-78 .