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Link: • Nils Ericsson Dalberg to Carl Linnaeus, 24 October 1771 n.s.
Dated 24 oct. 1771. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.


Nils Ericsson DalbergDalberg, Nils Ericsson
(1736-1820). Swedish. Personal
physician of Gustav III since 1768.
Linnaeusís student in 1755.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes to Linnaeus to tell him that he has received a letter from Jean-Jacques RousseauRousseau, Jean-Jacques
(1712-1778). Swiss. Writer and
philosopher. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
that he will forward to Linnaeus [Rousseau to Linnaeus, 21 September 1771Letter L4545]. Dalberg writes that last summer he sent some of Linneausís dissertations to Rousseau and also that he had told him that Linnaeaus would send him some of his botanical works. He writes that Rousseau will be very pleased to receive Linnaeusís works and he asks Linnaeus to kindly send Rousseau the second part of Systema Naturae [Dalberg refers to the ďRegnum VegetabileĒ , or volume 2 of Systema naturae, 12th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
, 12th edition (Stockholm
1766-1768). Soulsby no. 62.
] and Mantissa [Dalberg refers to Mantissa plantarumLinnaeus, Carl Mantissa
plantarum generum editionis VI. (1764)
et specierum editionis II.[1762-63]

(Stockholm 1767). Soulsby no. 311.
, which was issued separately as an appendix to volume 2 of the twelfth edition of the Systema naturae] or anything else that Linnaeus can spare. Dalberg says that he will take care of the transfer of the books.

Dalberg writes that he has given Christopher ClewbergClewberg, Christopher
(1706-1776). Swedish. Professor of
Oriental languages in Uppsala, in
theology 1760. Vicar at the parish of
Denmark, outside Uppsala. Brother of
Carl Abraham Clewberg.
some seeds that he has received from the King of France [Louis XVLouis XV, (1710-1774).
French. Reigned 1715-1774.
] that he has promised to forward to Uppsala.


a. (LS, III, 199-200).


1. Bref och skrifvelser (1911), vol. I:5, p. 321-322   p.321  p.322.