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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4266 • James Gordon to Carl Linnaeus, 26 October 1769 n.s.
Dated October 26 1769.. Sent from London (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in English.

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As James GordonGordon, James (1708-1780).
British. Gardener to James Sherard at
Eltham and then to Lord Petre at
Thorndon. After that he founded a
nursery at Bow and run a seed shop in
London. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
has been an admirer of Linnaeus for many years, he wishes Linnaeus to accept the plants listed below that he has been sent. Gordon will be pleased to send other plants according to Linnaeusí wishes.


1 Ginko Kaempferi
1 Magnolia acumibata
1 andromeda mariana

These plants stands in the natural ground and even bears severe frost without damage.

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a. original holograph (LS, V, 79-80). [1] [2] [3]