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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3257 • Carl Linnaeus to Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, 17 May 1763 n.s.
Dated 1763 d. 17 Maji.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Idrija (Slovenia). Written in Latin.

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Linnaeus thanks Giovanni Antonio ScopoliScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
(1723-1788). Italian. Physician and
naturalist. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for the letter of 7 April 1763Letter L3248 and makes some comments or questions on some of the issues. On the other hand, he is beginning to despair on receiving the material [see Scopoli to Linnaeus, 28 January 1762Letter L2849 and 5 February 1762Letter L3043] sent through Johan Frederik GronoviusGronovius, Johan Frederik
(1690-1762). Dutch. Naturalist, senator
of Leiden. Linnaeusís benefactor and
friend. Published Flora Virginica
(1743, 1762) together with John Clayton.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
[who had died in July 1762].

The second edition of the Species plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Species
plantarum
(Stockholm 1762-1763).
Soulsby no. 500.
is about to appear.

Also, Linnaeus is busy with the sixth volume of the Amoenitates academicaeLinnaeus, Carl Amoenitates
academicae
, I-X (Stockholm
1749-1790). Soulsby no. 1280.
.

Linnaeus is sorry that the mail has been so expensive for Scopoli.

Scopoliís work on insects [Linnaeus refers to the Entomologia CarniolicaScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
Entomologia Carniolica, exhibens
insecta Carniolae [... ] distributa
[...] methodo Linnaeana
(Vienna
1763).
] is very much desired by Linnaeus. He needs it for forthcoming edition of the Systema naturae, 12th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae
, 12th edition (Stockholm
1766-1768). Soulsby no. 62.
some time in the autumn.

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a. original holograph (UUB, G152a). [1] [2] [3] [4]