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Link: • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, 25 August 1773 n.s.
Dated 1773 Aug. 25. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Wien (Austria). Written in Latin.


After answers on six plates, Linnaeus thanks Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
(1727-1817). Dutch. Botanist. In
1755 at the order of emperor Franz I of
Austria he went to the Antilles and
South America. In 1763 he became
professor of mineralogy and chemistry at
Chemnitz, later professor of botany at
Vienna and director of the botanical
garden at Schönbrunn. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
for seeds of Thalictroides and corrects himself with regard to the former letter (July 1773Letter L4859), where he wrote on Doronicum. Now, he gives the true statement and agrees with Jacquin.

The reason for the mistake was that his wife, Sara Elisabet LinnaeaMoraea, Sara Elisabet
(1716-1806). Swedish. Linnaeusís wife.
Daughter of Johan Moraeus and Elisabet
Hansdotter Moraea. Mother of Carl
Linnaeus the Younger and of Elisabeth
Christina, Louisa, Sara Christina and
Sophia Linnaea.
, had happened to be down in dysentery at the time of the letter.



a. original holograph (UUB, G152g). [1] [2]