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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4737 • Thomas Pennant to Carl Linnaeus, 31 October 1772 n.s.
Dated Octr. 31. 1772.. Sent from Downing (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in English.

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To serve Linnaeus and to do honour to himself, Thomas PennantPennant, Thomas (1726-1798).
British. Naturalist, best known for his
works on zoology. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
has sent the citations from his The British ZoologyPennant, Thomas The British
zoology
, 4 vols. (London,
1766-1777).
, which Linnaeus can insert in his Systema naturae [there was no new edition]. Pennant will send Linnaeus all his works by ship. The previous day Pennant sent Linnaeus descriptions of 19 new birds that he has paintings of. He will send more later on.

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a. (LS, XI, 437). [1] [2]