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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4744 • Thomas Pennant to Carl Linnaeus, 18 October 1772 n.s.
Dated octr. 18th 1772.. Sent from Downing (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in English & Latin.

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Thomas PennantPennant, Thomas (1726-1798).
British. Naturalist, best known for his
works on zoology. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
sends Linnaeus extracts from his works:

”Zoologia Indica” [Pennant means the Indian zoologyPennant, Thomas Indian
zoology
([London, 1769]).
]
tab. 1., p. 1. Sciurus macrourus
II, p. 2. Falco melanoleucos
III. p. 3. Otus Bakkamoena
etc.

The Philosophical transactions, Vol. LVIII. About the Penguins
1. The Patagonian Pinguin, LVIII, p. 91, tab. V.
2. Lesser Penguin
3. Redfooted Penguin

From the “Journey to Scotland in 1769”, 2nd edition [Pennant means A Tour in Scotland, 1769Pennant, Thomas A Tour in
Scotland, 1769
, 2nd ed. (London,
1772).

Roebuck, cervus capreolus, Pennant, “Journey to Scotland” [A Tour
in Scotland, 1769
] p. 288, tab. XIV.
White Hare, p. 291
Hooded crow, p. 293
etc.

This is all that Pennant can send for the present. However, he has written to London to inquire whether there are any means of transmitting his Synopsis of quadrupedsPennant, Thomas Synopsis of
quadrupeds
(Chester, 1771).
that winter.

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a. (LS, XI, 435-436). [1] [2] [3]