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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3177 • Friedrich Charles de Baër to Carl Linnaeus, 17 December 1762 n.s.
Dated le 7. Decemb. 1762.. Sent from Paris (France) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in French.

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Friedrich Charles de Baër Baër, Friedrich Charles de
(1719-1797). French. Vicar at the
Swedish embassy in Paris. Professor of
theology, Strasbourg. Member of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences,
Stockholm. Intermediary for Swedish
science in France. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
can today inform Linnaeus of the Kingís [Louis XV Louis XV, (1710-1774).
French. Reigned 1715-1774.
] confirmation of Linnaeusís appointment to the Academy of sciences in Paris [Académie royale des sciences, Paris Académie royale des sciences, ParisAcadémie royale des sciences,
Paris,
French. The French
Académie des sciences was founded
in 1666 and became a royal academy in
1699. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] as he can see from the enclosed letter by Florentin [Louis, count of Saint Florentin and afterwards duke of La VrilliereLouis, count of Saint Florentin and
afterwards duke of La Vrilliere,

(1705-1777). French. Minister of the
Kingís household in 1749, a minister of
state in 1751.
; the letter from Louis, count of Saint Florentin to Linnaeus, was dated 1 December 1762Letter L6051].The letter was forwarded to Baër by Jean-Paul Grandjean de FouchyFouchy, Jean-Paul Grandjean de
(1707-1788). French. Astronomer.
Perpetual secretary at the
Académie royale des sciences,
Paris, in 1743.
. Baër repeats his congratulations.

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a. original holograph (LS, I, 273-274). [1] [2] [3]