Carl Linnaeus to Bengt Bergius,
24 December 1765 n.s.
L3683. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Bengt BergiusBengt Bergius (1723-1784). Swedish.
The letter begins by Linnaeus thanking Bengt BergiusBergius, Bengt (1723-1784).
The letter is a mixture of trifles concerning the plants Linnaeus has promised and already prepared for Bergius, and the correction of proof errors in the coming edition of the Systema naturae, 12th edition Linnaeus, Carl Systema
The title of Maarten HouttuynísHouttuyn, Maarten (1720-1798).
Linnaeus wants to know if Bergius is interested predominantly in plants from the Cape of Good Hope. If he wants these, there will not be so many.
The title of the first volume of Thomas PennantísPennant, Thomas (1726-1798).
Linnaeus has not seen Griffith HughesísHughes, Griffith British. work on Barbados [The Natural history of BarbadoesHughes, Griffith The Natural
Linnaeus wants to know if Bergius is content with other plants than the ones from the Cape of Good Hope. In the last letter from Bergius [this letter has not come down to us] it said rare plants, preferably from the Cape.
Linnaeus forwards his greetings to Professor Bergius [Peter Jonas BergiusBergius, Petter Jonas