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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4204 • Nicolaas Laurens Burman to Carl Linnaeus, 10 April 1769 n.s.
Dated 10 Apr. 1769. Sent from () to (). Written in Latin.

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Nikolaas Laurens BurmanBurman, Nicolaas Laurens
(1734-1793). Dutch. Professor of
botany. Linnaeusís pupil in Uppsala in
1760. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is sending a parcel which Pieter BoddaertBoddaert, Pieter (1730?-?).
Dutch. Naturalist and physician. Friend
of Albert Schlosser, whose cabinet of
natural history objects he described.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
will forward to Linnaeus. Burman supposes that Linnaeus has already received Boddaertís letter and seeds from Burman. Now he is sending his fatherís [Johannes BurmanBurman, Johannes (1707-1779).
Dutch. Botanist, professor of medicine
in Amsterdam. Close friend of Linnaeus.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] index to Georg Eberhard RumpfísRumpf, Georg Eberhard
(1628-1702). Dutch. Naturalist and
merchant in the service of the Dutch
East India Company. Governor of the
Dutch colony Ambon. He published two
works on the flora of the isle of Ambon.
and Rhedeís [Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede van Draakestein

] works [Burman refers to his fatherís IndexBurman, Johannes Index alter
in omnes tomos herbarii Amboinensis
[...]
(Amsterdam 1769).
and Flora Malabarica: sive index in omnes tomosBurman, Johannes Flora
Malabarica: sive index in omnes tomos
Horti Malabarici, quem juxta normam a
botanicis hujus aevi receptam

(Amsterdam, 1769).
.]

Johan Albert SchlosserSchlosser, Johann Albert
(?-1769). Dutch. Doctor of medicine,
naturalist, collector of natural history
objects. After his death a number of the
specimens in his collections were
described by Pieter Boddaert.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
died recently. A few weeks ago he published a description of Lacertae [Burman refers to Johannis Alberti Schlosser [...] Epistola ad virum expertissimum, peritissimumque Ferdinandum Dejean [...] De lacerta Amboinensi [...]Schlosser, Johann Albert
Johannis Alberti Schlosser [...]
Epistola ad virum expertissimum,
peritissimumque Ferdinandum Dejean [...]
De lacerta Amboinensi [...]

(Amsterdam, 1768)
] and he was going to publish more completed material that he had asked Boddaert to take care of after his dead. Boddaert is now busy arranging Schlosserís estate, and there will be an auction soon. He will send a catalogue to Linnaeus [Boddaert published several descriptions of the zoological specimens in Schlosserís cabinet, among them, Epistola ad [... ]: Johannem Burmannum [...] de Chaetodonte argoBoddaert, Pieter Epistola ad
[... ]: Johannem Burmannum [...] de
Chaetodonte argo / descripto atque
accuratissima icone illustrat ex museo
[...] Johannis Alberti Schlossseri

(Amsterdam, 1770).
and Epistola ad virum amplissimum W. Roëll de testudine cartilagineaBoddaert, Pieter Epistola ad
virum amplissimum W. Roëll de
testudine cartilaginea, descripta atque
accuratissima icone illustrata ex museo
viri celeberrimi Johannis Alberti
Schlosseri
(Amsterdam, 1770).
].

Burmanís father sends his best regards.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, II, 532). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1943), vol. II:2, p. 273   p.273.