Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin to Carl Linnaeus,
25 September 1768 n.s.
L4108. Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Jacquin thanks Linnaeus for the letter of 26 August 1768 (Letter L4107 and is pleased that Anders Philip TidströmTidström, Anders Philip
Jacquin has some difficulty to pay for all transport between Hamburg and Chemnitz, but he will do so if necessary.
Jacquin has heard that the barons Daniel TilasTilas, Daniel (1712-1772).
Jacquin stresses again that Tidström must pack the samples so that they can not touch and damage each other in the box. Paper wrapping alone is not enough, but straw or moss must be used. Furthermore, Tidström must send a list in a separate letter.
Jacquin thanks for seeds and asks about some flies and a specimen of Campanula.
Jacquin tells Linnaeus that he has been appointed ordinary professor of botany and chemistry in Vienna. He will get 3,300 Austrian florins, four of which make a ducat, and further allowances worth 1,000 florins. So Jacquin ends the letter by giving his new address in Vienna, for future use by Linnaeus.