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Link: • Magdalena Bostadia to Carl Linnaeus, 23 June 1762 n.s.
Dated d. 23 Juni 1762.. Sent from PiteŚ (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.


Magdalena BostadiaBostadia, Magdalena
(1713-1789). Swedish. Daniel Solanderís
mother. Married to Carl Solander, dean
at Piteå. Correspondent of
writes to Linnaeus to tell him that she intends to move and will live with her daughter [Anna Magdalena IdmanIdman, Anna Magdalena
(1735-1807). Swedish. Wife of Daniel
Idman. Daughter of Magdalena Bostadia
and Carl Solander, sister of Daniel
] and son-in-law [Daniel IdmanIdman, Daniel Swedish. Vicar
of Ijo in northern Finland. Husband of
Anna Magdalena Idman, born Solander.
Brother-in-law of Daniel Solander and
son-in-law of Magdalena Bostadia.
] who are living in Österbotten. She thanks Linnaeus for forwarding her sonís [Daniel SolanderSolander, Daniel (1733-1782).
Swedish. Naturalist, explorer. Student
in Uppsala under Linnaeus and Johan
Gottschalk Wallerius. Went to London in
1760. Curator of natural history
collections at the British Museum.
Botanist on Cookís first voyage
1768-1771. Joseph Bankís librarian.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] letters as well as for forwarding her letters to him. She kindly asks Linnaeus to forward any new letters from her son to the new address in Torneå and Ijo. She also writes that she has not heard from her son since January and she asks Linnaeus to send her any news about him.

She ends the letter and sends her best regards to Linnaeusís wife [Sara Elisabet MoraeaMoraea, Sara Elisabet
(1716-1806). Swedish. Linnaeusís wife.
Daughter of Johan Moraeus and Elisabet
Hansdotter Moraea. Mother of Carl
Linnaeus the Younger and of Elisabeth
Christina, Louisa, Sara Christina and
Sophia Linnaea.
] and the rest of the family.


a. original holograph (LS, II, 125-126). [1] [2] [3]