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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L4849 • Carl Linnaeus to Nils Ericsson Dalberg, 29 June 1773 n.s.
Dated 1773 d. 29 junii.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes to Nils Ericsson DalbergDalberg, Nils Ericsson
(1736-1820). Swedish. Personal
physician of Gustav III since 1768.
Linnaeus’s student in 1755.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
tell him that John Rotheram the YoungerRotheram the Younger, John
(c.1750–1804). British. Naturalist.
Professor of natural philosophy at St
Andrews, Scotland. Linnaeus’s student
1773-1777. Son of John and Catherine
Rotheram.
has delivered Dalberg’s letter. Linnaeus assures Dalberg that he will do his utmost in this matter and that he has a very high opinion of Dalberg’s honourable behaviour.

Linnaeus also thanks Dalberg for the large box of tea that Rotheram brought. Linnaeus says that he drinks tea every morning and that he will remember Dalberg with gratitude every morning.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KB, Autograph Collection). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1911), vol. I:5, p. 324   p.324.