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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3368 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 1 January 1764 n.s.
Dated 1764 d 1 Januarii. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ? (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes 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
Linnaeusís career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
to wish him well for the New Year and hopes that he will be able to settle down to a quiet life after the all adventures he has experienced so far. Linnaeus also expresses his gratitude and loyalty.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 28). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 72   p.72.