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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4326 • Paul Dietrich Giseke to Carl Linnaeus, 12 January 1770 n.s.
Dated d. 12 Jan. 1770.. Sent from Hamburg (Germany) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

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Paul Dietrich GisekeGiseke, Paul Dietrich
(1745-1796). German. Physician.
Professor of natural science in Hamburg
in 1771. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes to Linnaeus again, although he does not know whether Linnaeus has received his last letter dated 11 March [Giseke means the 10th March], 1768Letter L4056 or other things that have been sent. In the summer of 1767 or 1768 Kleinhoff [Christian KleynhoffKleynhoff, Christian (?-?).
Dutch?. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] sent Oriental seeds and plants through Claes GrillGrill, Claes (1705-1767).
Swedish. Merchant, owner of the iron
works of Söderfors, Österby
and Iggesund. Director of the Swedish
East India Company. Also known as an art
collector and patron of arts and
sciences. Brother of Anthoni Grill and
Johan Abraham Grill. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
.

Giseke has got seeds from Antigoa. He sends Linnaeus those that are less known, for instance, Ipecacuanha.

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a. original holograph (LS, IV, 466-467). [1] [2] [3]