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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3749 • Carl Linnaeus to Johannes Beckman, 30 May 1766 n.s.
Dated 30 Maji. 1766. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus testifies that Johannes BeckmanBeckman, Johannes (1739-1811).
German. Professor of economy,
Göttingen. After a two-year stay in
St Petersburg, he travelled in Sweden
and Denmark in 1765-1766. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
had come to him the year before and been a very diligent and industrious pupil since then. He has studied specimens of plants in Linnaeusís herbarium and listened to lectures on many kinds of animals. When something was not clear to him, he had asked, and been very receptive to the clarifications given. Socially, he had been pleasant, correct and friendly. Linnaeus recommends Beckman to everybody who loves and works in natural history, now that he is about to leave Uppsala.

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1916), vol. II:1, p. 256   p.256.