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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L3910 • Geiser to Carl Linnaeus, 5 May 1767 n.s.
Dated le 5. May 1767.. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in French.

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When he departed, Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de BreteuilBreteuil, Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier
de
(1733-1807). French. Prime
minister. Diplomat in St Petersburg,
Stockholm, Vienna and Naples.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
ordered GeiserGeiser, (?-?). ?.
Superintendent. His name appears in a
letter regarding the transportation of
herbs from Linnaeus to the royal garden
at the Trianon. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
to write immediately to tell Linnaeus that there will be an opportunity to send Linnaeus’s plants for the Trianon garden to France.

A ship will leave for Le Havre within two weeks and Geiser supposes that it will please Linnaeus to be able to benefit from the spring weather that will help to protect the plants. Many manservants will take care of them on board the ship.

Geiser asks Linnaeus to contact L’Abbé DupratDuprat, L´Abbé,
French. Chargé d´affaires,
Stockholm.
who is responsible for French affairs.

Geiser is flattered having the opportunity to pay homage to the distinguished Linnaeus.

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a. original holograph (LS, IV, 399-400). [1] [2] [3]