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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3254 • Anders Johan von Höpken to Carl Linnaeus, 23 May 1763 n.s.
Dated 23 May 1763. Sent from Ulfåsa (Sweden) to (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Anders Johan von HöpkenHöpken, Anders Johan von
(1712-1789). Swedish. Count and
statesman. One of the founders of the
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.The
Chancellor of the Uppsala University
1760-1764. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes that Claes EkebladEkeblad, Claes (1708-1771).
Swedish. Count, councillor, chancellor
of Åbo University. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
had asked him to recommend that David HultmanHultman, David (1732-1798).
Swedish.
, who had looked after the health of Ekeblad’s family during their stay in Västergötland, should be awarded an doctorate in his absence. Höpken enquires whether Linnaeus could assist him in this matter and thereby avoid all the difficulties that might arise. Höpken has no time to explain in greater detail.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, VII, 74-75). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1917), vol. I:7, p. 163-164   p.163  p.164.