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Link: • Nicolaas Laurens Burman to Carl Linnaeus, 8 March 1762 n.s.
Dated 8 Martii 1762. Sent from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.


Nikolaas Laurens BurmanBurman, Nicolaas Laurens
(1734-1793). Dutch. Professor of
botany. Linnaeusís pupil in Uppsala in
1760. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
supposes that Linnaeus has received the letter he wrote last week concerning Lars BrobergBroberg, Lars Swedish.
Gardener at the Uppsala University
Botanical Garden.

Now Linnaeus will receive the siliquosae seeds for his son [Carl Linnaeus the YoungerLinnaeus the Younger, Carl
(1741-1783). Swedish. Botanist. Son of
Carl Linnaeus and Sara Elisabet Linnaea.
Brother of Elisabeth Christina, Louisa,
Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his fatherís lectures, had
private tutors (Löfling, Rolander,
Solander and Falk, all Linnaeusís
students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his
] which Burman promised him last year. He also sends some common seeds and some new exotic seeds that Burman collected last summer for Linnaeus last summer in the garden and at their estate, among them some rare seeds from Java and Ceylon, partially with foreign names. The seeds may not look very new, even those which Burman received last autumn, because they were kept in humid places in the ship.

Burman sends his best regards to all his friends in Sweden, and particularly to Linnaeusís family and relatives in Falun.

P.S. Burmanís father sends his best regards.


a. (LS, II, 509-510). [1] [2] [3]


1. Bref och skrifvelser (1943), vol. II:2, p. 228-229   p.228  p.229.