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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3755 • Carl Linnaeus to Domenico Vandelli, 11 May 1766 n.s.
Dated 1766 d. 11. Maji. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to (). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus had received the package of plants from Hamburg three weeks previously and the letter [Domenico VandelliVandelli, Domenico (1735-1816).
Italian. Physician and botanist. Left
for Portugal in 1764, where he was a
professor at the university of Coimbra.
He was the founder of Ajuda botanical
garden in Lisboa and of the Coimbra
botanical garden, where he was also the
first director (1773-1791).
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to Linnaeus 16 SeptemberLetter L3636] two weeks previously. After that, a fire had devastated a third of Uppsala. Linnaeusís house had escaped unharmed, but Linnaeus had had to move all his collections and things to his country estate for some time. Now, things are getting back in order again.

Linnaeus tells Vandelli which of the plants received that were new to him.

upEDITIONS

1. Florae lusitanicae et brasiliensis specimen (1788), p. 85-86 .