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Link: • Carl Christoffer Gjörwell to Carl Linnaeus, 11 August 1774 n.s.
Dated 11 Aug. 1774. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.


Carl Christoffer GjörwellGjörwell, Carl Christoffer
(1731-1811). Swedish. Author,
publisher, royal librarian.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
has been asked by Pehr Wilhelm Wargentinto perform both a pleasant and an unpleasant duty. Johan Peter FalckFalck, Johan Peter (1732-1774).
Swedish. Professor of botany and
curator of the botanical garden of St
Petersburg. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is dead, and Linnaeus certainly knows where he died and also the day of his death. Gjörwell wants this to be mentioned in Lärda tidningar. Gjörwell is constantly mentioning the name Linnaeus in his journal and refers to reviews of Johan Jacob FerberísFerber, Johan Jacob
(1743-1790). Swedish. Professor of
chemistry at Mitau, of mineralogy at St
Petersburg. Superintendent of the board
of mines, Berlin. Correspondent of
Italian journey, which revealed that Linnaeusís name is respected no less in southern Europe than in the North. Gjörwell has previously asked for Domenico VandelliísVandelli, Domenico (1735-1816).
Italian. Physician and botanist. Left
for Portugal in 1764, where he was a
professor at the university of Coimbra.
He was the founder of Ajuda botanical
garden in Lisboa and of the Coimbra
botanical garden, where he was also the
first director (1773-1791).
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
letters from Coimbra concerning natural history in Portugal in order to honour Gjörwellís Thesaurus Sweo-gothicusGjörwell, Carl Christoffer
Thesaurus sveo-gothicus continens
scripta varia, vel ab auctoribus svecis
composita, vel res svecicas
(Stockholm, 1781).
, at present being printed, and asks if he may renew the request. Gjörwell has recently received Christian Friis RottböllísRottböll, Christian Friis
(1727-1797). Danish. Botanist and
physician. Professor of medicine at
Copenhagen. Linnaeusís student.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
Plantae novae [Descriptionum et iconum rariores et pro maxima parte novas plantas illustrantium liber primusRottböll, Christian Friis
Descriptionum et iconum rariores et
pro maxima parte novas plantas
illustrantium liber primus

(Köpenhamn, 1773).
], printed in Copenhagen in 1773 and asks Linnaeus if he could review this work.


a. (LS, IV, 496-497). [1] [2] [3]


1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 223-224   p.223  p.224.