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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3279 • Anders Johan von Höpken to Carl Linnaeus, 30 May 1763 n.s.
Dated 30 Maji 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.
replies to Linnaeus’s assessment with regard to an application from Nils Ericsson Dahlberg, Isaac SvenssonSvensson, Isaac (1762-1795).
Swedish. Townphysician, Stockholm.
and David HultmanHultman, David (1732-1798).
Swedish.
. Höpken considers that their request can be granted.

Höpken then says that it would be just as enjoyable to perceive that Linnaeus had been satisfied with the decision of the government in respect of his own person [Höpken refers to the decision that Carl Linnaeus the YoungerLinnaeus the Younger, Carl
(1741-1783). Swedish. Botanist. Son of
Carl Linnaeus and Sara Elisabet Linnaea.
Brother of Elisabeth Christina, Louisa,
Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his father’s lectures, had
private tutors (Löfling, Rolander,
Solander and Falk, all Linnaeus’s
students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his
father.
could inherit his position as professor, while Linnaeus could retain his salary and other benefits]. Linnaeus’s pleasure cannot have been greater than that felt by Höpken in contributing to arrange the matter.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, VII, 78-79). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1917), vol. I:7, p. 164-165   p.164  p.165.