Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
12 January 1769 n.s.
L4178. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus has received Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin’sJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Linnaeus gives some reports: The plant in the former letter was Arenaria balearica. – Cleome gigantea is still alive.
Linnaeus thinks he has answered the letter of 25 August 1768Letter L4098, which Jacquin complained about. The answer might have gone to Chemnitz. Linnaeus can not remember what the plants were, since he had had no difficulties to recognize them.
The winter in Uppsala has been very mild, no snow, no frost.
With Anders Philip Tidström’sTidström, Anders Philip
Linnaeus has heard that Heinrich Johann Nepomuk CrantzCrantz, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von
Giovanni Antonio Scopoli’sScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
Tidström is collecting a number of mineral samples for Jacquin. There is not yet a list of them, but Linnaeus will forward that to Jacquin as soon as he gets it from Tidström.
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 99-100 p.99 p.100.