Carl Linnaeus to Alexander Garden,
15 August 1765 n.s.
L3626. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Alexander GardenAlexander Garden (1730-1791).
Linnaeus had received the letter of 18 May 1765Letter L3591 a few days previously from John EllisEllis, John (1711-1776).
John HopeHope, John (1725-1786).
The strange animal mentioned by Garden will interest Linnaeus.
Linnaeus will apply the names as Garden has suggested them.
Garden is to be congratulated for living in such a rich region.
The letter will be sent via London and Charleston, South Carolina, and Linnaeus wants to know if that routing is viable.
1. Caroli Linnaei eq. literas XInas ad Alex. Gardenium (1829), p. 9-10 .