Carl Linnaeus to Giovanni Antonio Scopoli,
30 October 1770 n.s.
L4413. Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish.
to Giovanni Antonio ScopoliGiovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723-1788).
Linnaeus has been ill for a month but is recovering.
During that time, Linnaeus has at last received the prints of insects sent by Giovanni Antonio ScopoliScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
Linnaeus misses one print between nos. 219 and 165, and there are no numbers from no. 643 and on. Linnaeus wants the rest, those after no. 815, as soon as they are ready. He has comments on some of them, referring to the determinations of the species.
Linnaeus will move to his country estate [Hammarby], where he will continue with determining the rest of Scopoliís material. He has his own collections of specimens out there.
Linnaeus had received Scopoliís AnnusScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
The letter concludes with a renewed request for drawings.
Linnaeusís hand is too weak to write any more.
1. Lettere inedite di Carlo Linneo a Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1889), p. 21 .