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Link: • Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin to Carl Linnaeus, 28 August 1762 n.s.
Dated 28 Augusti 1762. Sent from Wien (Austria) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.


On 26 May 1762Letter L3069, Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
(1727-1817). Dutch. Botanist. In
1755 at the order of emperor Franz I of
Austria he went to the Antilles and
South America. In 1763 he became
professor of mineralogy and chemistry at
Chemnitz, later professor of botany at
Vienna and director of the botanical
garden at Schönbrunn. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
answered Linnaeusís letter of 30 April 1762Letter L3053. However, Jacquin has not yet received an answer, which he finds inconsistent with Linnaeusí former promptness. He wants to know the reasons for this delay. Some descriptions of plants are enclosed.

Jacquin has continued to send Linnaeus proofs of his illustrations and allows Linnaeus to use them in his new Species plantarum (Jacquin refers to Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
(Stockholm 1762-1763).
Soulsby no. 500.
), which he hopes to see.

Jacquin supposes Linnaeus has received a copy of his work on Austrian plants (Jacquin refers to Enumeratio stirpium plerarumqueJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Enumeratio stirpium plerarumque,
quae sponte crescunt in agro
Vindebonensi, montibusque confinibus.
Accedunt observationum centuria et
appendix de paucis exoticis

Jacquin sends a specimen of a new Androsace, which Linnaeus may add to his former list of species.



a. (LS, VII, 207-208). [1] [2] [3]