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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3156 • Olof von Dalin to Carl Linnaeus, 22 November 1762 n.s.
Dated 22 Nov. 1762. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Olof von DalinDalin, Olof von (1708-1763).
Swedish. Author. Chancellor of the
court. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes to Linneaus to tell him that the Queen [Lovisa UlrikaLovisa Ulrika, (1720-1782).
Swedish. Queen of Sweden 1751-1771.
Married to Adolf Fredrik. Mother of
Gustav III. Sister of Fredric II of
Prussia. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] is worried about the guenons who suffer from coughing and colds and she asks for advice on how to treat them. The Queen is fond of them and does not want to lose them. She has great confidence in Linnaeus and his expertise.

Dalin himself thinks that the climate is too hard and suggests that the guenons might have clothes during the winter and avoid being on stone floors, but he awaits Linnaeusís answer.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, III, 201-202). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1911), vol. I:5, p. 326-327   p.326  p.327.