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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4355 • Frederick Calvert, 6th Lord of Baltimore to Carl Linnaeus, 18 March 1770 n.s.
Dated die octadecimo Martis 1770.. Sent from Augsburg (Germany) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

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Frederick Calvert, 6th Lord of BaltimoreBaltimore, Frederick Calvert, 6th
Lord of
(1731-1771). Irish. Peer.
Owner of the colony of Maryland. English
writer. Visited Linnaeus at Hammarby in
1769. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
sends Linnaeus a few additions to his work [ Baltimore refers to his forthcoming, Gaudia poeticaBaltimore, Frederick Calvert, 6th
Lord of
Gaudia poetica. Latina,
Anglica, et Gallica lingua composita,
Ao. 1769.
(Augsburg,
1770). Soulsby no. 2588.
].

The shortness of life makes Baltimore pessimistic, but he hopes his work will have a longer life than he himself will.

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a. original holograph (LS, I, 317-318). [1] [2] [3]