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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3532 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 1 January 1765 n.s.
Dated 1765 d 1 januarii. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ŇkerŲ (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes a New Year letter 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.
and expresses his own and his familyís deepest gratitude for the support they have received during their 25 year long friendship.

P.S. Linnaeus comments on a warning he received from Tessin a year ago regarding Michel AdansonAdanson, Michel (1727-1806).
French. Botanist. Travelled in Senegal.
An opponent of Linnaeus. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
who would compete with Linnaeus in a forthcoming publication [Linnaeus refers to Adansonís Familles des plantesAdanson, Michel Familles des
plantes
, 2 vol. (Paris, 1763).
], a threat that has not been fulfilled, because everyone (the whole world) consider this book to be absurd.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 29). [1] [2] [3] [4]

upEDITIONS

1. Svenska arbeten (1878), vol. 1, p. 72-73   p.72  p.73.