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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4006 • Henri-Louis Duhamel Du Monceau to Carl Linnaeus, 3 December 1767 n.s.
Dated 3 Decembre 1767. Sent from Paris (France) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in French.

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Henri-Louis Duhamel du MonceauDuhamel Du Monceau, Henri-Louis
(1700-1782). French. Wrote on botany
and agronomy. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is grateful for having received Linnaeusís letter dated 11 November 1767 [this letter has not come down to us] and the enclosed small parcel of seeds. Duhamel has addressed the Academy of sciences in Paris [Académie royale des sciences, Paris Académie royale des sciences,
Paris,
French. The French
Académie des sciences was founded
in 1666 and became a royal academy in
1699. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] on Linnaeusís behalf concerning the book they had sent to Linnaeus [obviously the Histoire de líAcadémie 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).
, see Duhamel to Linnaeus 12 March 1768Letter L4053].

The Academy will complete the copy that they have sent. Duhamel wants to know from what year the incomplete book is. Linnaeus can return the book or say what pages are missing and Duhamel will send a new copy or the missing pages as soon as possible.

Duhamel wants to know if Linnaeus has seeds of Morina orientalis carlinae folio. Duhamel has this beautiful plant in his garden and it would please him to send seeds to Linnaeus.

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a. original holograph (LS, III, 360-361). [1] [2] [3]