Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin to Carl Linnaeus,
12 June 1773 n.s.
L4858. Nicolaus Joseph, baron von JacquinNicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin
Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Jacquin does not take payment for books sold until they had been delivered. However, he does not send books anywhere without an order, except for Laurens Theodor GronoviusGronovius, Laurens Theodor
Jacquin tries to answer Linnaeusís question on Arnica Doronicum and agrees with him.
Jacquin sends a plate of a Hyacinthus from South Africa, which he cannot find that Linnaeus has published.
On Solidago alpina, Jacquin has changed his mind and sees the three variants as different species, but they are quite the same as to the flowers. Only the leaves and stems define the species.
Jacquin comments on a few other plates and on new species to be depicted in future plates.