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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3496 • Carl Linnaeus to Petter Jonas Bergius, 18 December 1764 n.s.
Dated 18 Decembr 1764. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

It would please Linnaeus if Petter Jonas BergiusBergius, Petter Jonas
(1730-1790). Swedish. Physician and
botanist. Professor of natural history
and pharmacy at Collegium Medicum,
Stockholm. Linnaeus’s student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
would accept a few specimens of the rare herbs Linnaeus has received, the ones from the cape of Good Hope, he will have many specimens of, fewer of the ones fom India.

Referring to Bergius’s last letter [Bergius to Linnaeus, 13 December 1764Letter L3501], Linnaeus says that he would like to know who could prove that Linnaeus, during his lectures or otherwise, had ever said anything to Bergius’s disadvantage.

Linnaeus thanks for an agreeable hour in Stockholm.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Carl von Linnés arkiv). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 146   p.146.