Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin,
20 December 1769 n.s.
L4304. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Linnaeus has again received several plants from the region of Cape of Good Hope, Malabar and other parts of India. He comments on Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin’sJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Anders Philip TidströmTidström, Anders Philip
Jacquin should not send Loasa seeds during the coldest winter. He might be able to get Dalechampia seeds from Ferdinando BassiBassi, Ferdinando
Linnaeus would be glad to let Jacquin draw, colour and publish many rare species in Linnaeus’s collections if they were together and did not live so far from each other.
The letter ends by a wish from Linnaeus for Happy New Year.
1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 107-108 p.107 p.108.