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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4569 • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, 27 November 1771 n.s.
Dated 1771 d. 27 Novembr.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Wien (Austria). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus refers to Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin’sJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
(1727-1817). Dutch. Botanist. In
1755 at the order of emperor Franz I of
Austria he went to the Antilles and
South America. In 1763 he became
professor of mineralogy and chemistry at
Chemnitz, later professor of botany at
Vienna and director of the botanical
garden at Schönbrunn. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
letter of 30 October 1771Letter L5235 and goes directly to the treatment of the dozen species discussed there. For some of them, he refers to his Mantissa (Mantissa plantarum altera, 2nd editionLinnaeus, Carl Mantissa
plantarum altera
(1766), 2nd ed.
(Stockholm 1771). Soulsby no. 312.
) where they are presented.

Linnaeus thanks Jacquin for seeds received. It had already become very cold in Uppsala, so lakes and rivers were already frozen. However, Linnaeus will make a last attempt to collect some seeds for Jacquin.

Linnaeus has received a letter from Persia.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (UUB, G152g). [1] [2] [3] [4]

upEDITIONS

1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 119-120   p.119  p.120.