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Peter Bartels to Carl Linnaeus,
6 August 1762 n.s.Dated 6 aoust 1762./.
Sent from Livorno (Italia) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in French.
L3122. Peter BartelsPeter Bartels (17??-17??). Danish.
Consul in Livorno. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish. , 6 August 1762 n.s.
Peter BartelsBartels, Peter (17??-17??).
Danish. Consul in Livorno. Correspondent
of Linnaeus. had received a letter from Linnaeus, dated 15 June 1762 [this letter has not come down to us] and in Latin. Since he does not know Latin enough to write a letter in that language, he answers in French and confirms that he has forwarded the enclosed letter to Pehr ForsskålForsskål, Peter
(1732-1763). Swedish. Naturalist and
explorer. Linnaeusís student, professor
in Denmark in 1759. Joined a Danish
expedition to Egypt and Arabia in 1761.
Died at Jerîm, Arabia.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. in Alexandria through the Danish [and Swedish] consul there, Jean François MarionMarion, Jean François
French. Danish and Swedish consul in
Alexandria. . Linnaeus can be assured that the letter will reach its destination.
a. original holograph (LS, I, 486). 
1. Bref och skrifvelser (1916), vol. II:1, p. 164 p.164.