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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3367 • Carl Linnaeus to Abraham Bäck, [15 January 1764] n.s.
Dated Undated, but must have been written in January 1764. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

Min egen H[err] Broder

War gunstig och lätt mig wetta hwad H[enne]s M[ajestä]t svarade; Min Br[oder] fick wähl mitt sista, i hwilket jag bad M[in] K[iäre] B[roder] skrifwa utanskriften och framgifwa brefwet.

ter vale.

C[arl] L[inné]

Archiatren
Wälborne Herren
H[err] Doctor Baeck
Stockholm

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus is eager to know what the Queen [Lovisa UlrikaLovisa Ulrika, (1720-1782).
Swedish. Queen of Sweden 1751-1771.
Married to Adolf Fredrik. Mother of
Gustav III. Sister of Fredric II of
Prussia. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] had answered to the letter he sent her through Abraham BäckBäck, Abraham (1713-1795).
Swedish. Physician, president of the
Collegium Medicum, Stockholm. Close
friend of Linnaeus. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
[see Linnaeus to Bäck, 17 January 1764Letter L3360]. Linnaeus hopes that Bäck really received that mail with the letter to the Queen enclosed.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Carl von LinnÚs arkiv). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1911), vol. I:5, p. 118   p.118.

upTEXTUAL NOTES

a.
MS 1. [the date of the year might have been added later; in any case the letter must have been written in January 1764]