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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4143 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Gustaf Tessin, 27 December 1768 n.s.
Dated 1768 d 27 Decembr.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ŇkerŲ (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes a letter of condolence to Carl Gustaf TessinTessin, Carl Gustaf
(1695-1770). Swedish. Count, important
politician and patron of science and
art. He supported Swedish artists and
scientists and collected art, books and
natural history objects. He assisted
Linnaeusís career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
on the news of the Countess Tessinís [Lovisa Ulrica TessinTessin, Lovisa Ulrica (-1768).
Swedish. Countess, wife of Carl Gustaf
Tessin.
] death.

Linnaeus praises the Countess Tessin and expresses his deepest sympathy with Tessin now that he is alone.

P.S. Enclosed with the letter are some sentences from Lucius Annaeus Seneca Consolatio ad MarciamSeneca, Lucius Annaeus
Consolatio ad Marciam (Rome,
37-38).
.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Ericsbergsarkivet, Autografsamlingen, vol. 132, Nr. 30). [1] [2] [3]