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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4547 • Johan Jacob Ferber to Carl Linnaeus, 1 September 1771 n.s.
Dated 1 Septembr. 1771. Sent from ? () to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Johan Jakob FerberFerber, Johan Jacob
(1743-1790). Swedish. Professor of
chemistry at Mitau, of mineralogy at St
Petersburg. Superintendent of the board
of mines, Berlin. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
thanks Linnaeus most gratefully for his assistance in getting Ignaz von BornBorn, Ignaz von (1741-1791).
Austrian. Imperial counsellor of mines,
Vienna. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739.
]. Von Born himself will be writing to Linnaeus (1 September 1771)Letter L4546 to tell him about the rare minerals he has planned to send, including the previously mentioned ”speglande Bländen” [probably various kinds of sulphide ores]. Ferber hopes to be able to report something pleasant to Linnaeus on his return to Sweden and to have more time than previously to visit Linnaeus in Uppsala.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, IV, 152). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 74   p.74.