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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3163 • Carl Linnaeus to Daniel Tilas, 9 November 1762 n.s.
Dated 1762 d. 9 Novemb.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeusís coat of arms will be submitted to Daniel TilasTilas, Daniel (1712-1772).
Swedish. Nobleman. Mineralogist,
official heraldist, genealogist.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for a review, and Linnaeus wants to make some comments. Linnaeus asks Tilas not to make the picture of AristarchusAristarchus, (310 BC Ė ca. 230
BC). Greek. Astronomer and
mathematician.
bigger. Linnaeus asks to be allowed to keep the items that he has chosen, but they can be changed. Linnaeus is especially anxious that the egg shall be kept.

Linnaeus will give Tilas proof of his gratitude as soon as he has heard from his colleagues how they will honour him. Tilas can be sure of that. Linnaeus will also invite Tilasís son [Samuel Olof TilasTilas, Samuel Olof (1744-1772).
Swedish. Baron, poet and Commission
Secretary at Constantinople. Son of
Daniel Tilas.
] to supper, if he is allowed to keep his theses.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KB, Ep. T13). [1] [2]