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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4323 • Fredrik Sparre to Carl Linnaeus, 13 January 1770 n.s.
Dated 13. Jan. 1770.. Sent from Åkerö (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

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Fredrik SparreSparre, Fredrik (1731-1803).
Swedish. Count. Councillor. Nephew to
Carl Gustaf Tessin. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
tells Linnaeus that Carl Gustaf TessinTessin, Carl Gustaf
(1695-1770). Swedish. Count, important
politician and patron of science and
art. He supported Swedish artists and
scientists and collected art, books and
natural history objects. He assisted
Linnaeus’s career in many ways. Married
to Lovisa Ulrica Tessin. Uncle to
Fredrik Sparre. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
] had died on January 7 at half past two in the afternoon after a short illness, which he had born with endurance and patience. Sparre is sure Linnaeus feels sympathy with him for his great loss, and hopes God will save Linnaeus and his family from similar distress.

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a. original holograph (LS, XIV, 247-248). [1] [2] [3]