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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3782 • Carl Linnaeus to Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien and Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, 7 July 1766 n.s.
Dated 1766 d. 7 Julii.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

Min Herre.

jag mins intet om jag tackat för franska acterne, dem jag nu bekommit.

Hattmakeriet och Taktäckningen äro mig intet nödige, därföre lämnar jag dem gierna.

Astronomiska Calendren gifwer jag alt för gierna för frachten.

Hwad kosta franske Memoires om åhret.

Intet häller har jag fått något ord ifrån Ryska academien, sedan H[err] Müller kom där ifrån,

jag är
Min Herres ödmiuke tienare
Carl v[on] Linne.

Upsala 1766
d[ie] 7 Julii.

Kongl [iga]
Wettenskaps Academien
Stockholm
frijbr[ef]

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus thanks the Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739.
, i.e., Pehr WilhelmWargentinWargentin, Pehr Wilhelm
(1717-1783). Swedish. Astronomer and
statistician. Secretary of the Royal
Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1749.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] for the French transactions [Linnaeus refers to Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences année [...] : avec les Mémoires de Mathématique & de Physique, pour la même année [...]Académie royale des sciences,
Paris,
Histoire de
l'Académie Royale des Sciences
année [...] : avec les
Mémoires de Mathématique
& de Physique, pour la même
année [...] : tirés des
registres de cette Académie

(1699-1789).
].

On the other hand, he does not care for the essays on “hat manufacturing” and “thatching”.

He will gladly accept the astronomical calender.

How much do the French Mémoires cost a year?

Nothing has been heard from the Russian Academy [Imperatorskaja akademija nauk, Imperial Academy of SciencesImperatorskaja akademija nauk,
Imperial Academy of Sciences

Russian. Imperial Academy of Sciences of
St Petersburg, founded in 1725. Its
publications are Commentarii
Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis
Petropolitanae
, 1-14 (1726 -
1744/1746 [i.e. pub. 1728 - 1751]) and
Novi Commentarii Academiae
Scientiarum Imperialis
Petropolitanae
, 1-20 (1747/1748 -
1775 [i.e. pub. 1750 - 1776]).
] since Gerhard Friedrich MüllerMüller, Gerhard Friedrich
(1705-1783). German. Historian.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
left Petersburg.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Carl von Linnés arkiv). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1908), vol. I:2, p. 286   p.286.