Carl Linnaeus to Jacob Jonas Björnståhl,
15 August 1769 n.s.
L4249. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Jacob Jonas BjörnståhlJacob Jonas Björnståhl
Linnaeus extends his heartfelt thanks to Jakob Jonas BjörnståhlBjörnståhl, Jacob Jonas
He sends his greetings to Antoine Nicolas DuchesneDuchesne, Antoine Nicolas
Björnståhl can tell Duchesne that Linnaeus is optimistic about acquiring Loasa or [Ortiga] Fevillaei; the only man in Europe who has them in bloom has promised him seeds. The French botanists should be scolded for not taking proper care of such a marvellous plant that young Jussieu [Joseph de JussieuJussieu, Joseph de (1704-1779).
When will Björnståhl return to Sweden?
Anders BerchBerch, Anders (1711-1774).
Nobody has been elected mayor after the late Printz [Linnaeus means C. PrintzPrintz, C. Swedish. Mayor. ].
Linnaeus must interrupt his letter here as he is about to leave for Stockholm.