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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4573 • Carl Linnaeus to Daniel Tilas, 14 November 1771 n.s.
Dated 1771 Novemb. 14. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

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Linnaeus asks Daniel TilasTilas, Daniel (1712-1772).
Swedish. Nobleman. Mineralogist,
official heraldist, genealogist.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
if he knows of a noble family by the name of von Bergen in Sweden and, if there is one, if it is extinct or not. The most recent member Linnaeus has heard of would have lived somewhere around Gothenburg around the end of the former century, but Linnaeus does not know if he belonged to the nobility.

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a. original holograph (KB, Ep. T13). [1]