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Link: • Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin to Carl Linnaeus, 25 August 1768 n.s.
Dated 25 Augusti 1768. Sent from Schemnitz (Germany) to (). Written in Latin.


Jacquin thanks Linnaeus for the letter of 23 July 1768Letter L4094 with the plants enclosed. He wants to obtain a copy of Systema naturae, which he has never seen, partly since Swedish literature is so rarely offered by Austrian booksellers.

Jacquin encloses specimens of several plants, which he has collected in the Carpathians. He is unsure of their names, etc.

In the letter, he also encloses the first part of a list of mineralogical specimens, which will be sent to Anders Philip TidströmísTidström, Anders Philip
(1723-1779). Swedish. Chemist and
metallurgist. Studied under Linnaeus.
University teacher of chemistry.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
in due course. They indicate the sort of sample of what Jacquin can offer. The rest of the list will be in the following letter.

The letter ends with a long list of mosses which Jacquin has been unable to acquire. Jacquin asks Linnaeus to send specimens, preferably with some comments.



a. (LS, VII, 251). [1] [2]