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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3122 • Peter Bartels to Carl Linnaeus, 6 August 1762 n.s.
Dated 6 aoust 1762./. Sent from Livorno (Italia) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in French.

upSUMMARY

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.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, I, 486). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1916), vol. II:1, p. 164   p.164.