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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3206 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 1 January 1763 n.s.
Dated 1763 d. 1 Januarii. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Åkerö (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes a New Year letter to Carl Gustaf TessinTessin, Carl Gustaf
(1695-1770). Swedish. Count, important
politician and patron of science and
art. He supported Swedish artists and
scientists and collected art, books and
natural history objects. He assisted
Linnaeus’s career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
, praises him and expresses his gratitude and wishes him every happiness in the New Year.

Linnaeus points out that Tessin has experienced both good and bad times, but the almighty God has watched over him and Linnaeus assures him of his loyalty and the value he places on his friendship.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 26). [1] [2] [3] [4]

upEDITIONS

1. Ställningar och förhållanden (1859), p. 16-17 .
2. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 69-70   p.69  p.70.