Andreas BerlinBerlin, Andreas (1746-1773).
Swedish. Botanist. Linnaeus’s student
1765-1766. Secretary of Joseph Banks
1770-1773. Died in Delos, Guinea.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. says that his journey to Africa has now been confirmed, and he is ready to go to sea whenever the Captain calls.
He further says that he is to be assistant to Henry SmeathmanSmeathman, Henry (1750-1787).
British. Businessman and naturalist.
Travelled to the Banana Islands off the
coast of Sierra Leone, where he
collected plants for Joseph Banks.
They are to stay on the the Banana Islands situated at the outflow of the beautiful river Sierra de Lion. Berlin also hopes that Linnaeus would honour Smeathman with his correspondence.
After Joseph Banks’sBanks, Joseph (1743-1820).
British. Naturalist, president of the
Royal Society. Together with Daniel
Solander he took part in Cook’s first
voyage. Correspondent of Linnaeus. and Daniel Solander’sSolander, Daniel (1733-1782).
Swedish. Naturalist, explorer. Student
in Uppsala under Linnaeus and Johan
Gottschalk Wallerius. Went to London in
1760. Curator of natural history
collections at the British Museum.
Botanist on Cook’s first voyage
1768-1771. Joseph Bank’s librarian.
Correspondent of Linnaeus. return from Iceland, Solander had succeeded MatthewMatthew, British. Librarian
at the British Museum. as Deputy Librarian at the Museum, as he has got the late Knight’sKnight, British. Librarian at
the British Museum. position.