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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3094 • Engelbert Halenius to Carl Linnaeus, 15 June 1762 n.s.
Dated 15 Jun. 1762. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Engelbert HaleniusHalenius, Engelbert
(1700-1767). Swedish. Bishop of Skara,
politician. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes that there is still hope, he has been busy, and that Linnaeus should write with the next post to John JenningsJennings, John (1729-1773).
Swedish. Owner of iron works, merchant
and politician. Member of the Royal
Swedish Academy of Sciences. Conducted
the trading-company Finlay &
Jennings together with Robert Finlay.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
, as he can be trusted [Halenius reports from the Swedish parliament, where they were debating the decision to give Linnaeus a national award]. Other government officials have been consulted or informed, [Fredrik Axel von FersenFersen, Fredrik Axel von
(1719-1794). Swedish. Count,
major-general, head of the House of
Nobles, Stockholm.
], Carl Johan RidderstolpeRidderstolpe, Carl Johan
(1719-1785). Swedish. Judge of appeal,
state councillor.
, Josias Carl CederhjelmCederhjelm, Josias Carl
(1734-1793). Swedish. Privy councillar,
chamberlain.
. There was some speculation concerning 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
father.
. [It had been suggested that Carl Linnaeus the Younger could be granted to succeed his father as professor instead of giving Linnaeus a reward]. Halenius apologises for the hasty letter.

Them being present had caused no harm. It would have been nice to watch the peacocks.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, VI, 145-146). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 294-295   p.294  p.295.