Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
24 September 1762 n.s.
L3125. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus answers Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
In that letter, Linnaeus had thanked for the copy of the flora [Linnaeus refers to Enumeratio stirpium plerarumqueJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Linnaeus wonders on the best way to send Jacquin a copy of part 1 of the Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
Linnaeus regrets that he had not received the more detailed information on Heisteria or Borbonia earlier. He wonders: How can Heisteria be so like Laurus without being a Laurus? Are Charles Plumier’sPlumier, Charles (1646-1704).
Other important information from Jacquin on Peltaria and Solidago alpina is acknowledged; Linnaeus promises to include it in an appendix to Species plantarum.
In closing, Linnaeus mentions that there had never appeared so many new botanical books as now and that the additions of new species of animals is almost beyond what Linnaeus can manage.
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 58-60 p.58 p.59 p.60.