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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5018 • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, August? 1774 n.s.
Dated . Sent from () to Wien (Austria). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus answers without directly citing Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin’sJacquin, 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.
letter of 11 June 1774Letter L5008 and gives some brief comments on some species, such as the following: Orobanche can vary in many ways Hedysarum is not at all like Linnaeus’s Hedysarum alpinum, so Linnaeus sends a specimen.

Anders Philip TidströmTidström, Anders Philip
(1723-1779). Swedish. Chemist and
metallurgist. Studied under Linnaeus.
University teacher of chemistry.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is 500 kilometers away for the season, so Linnaeus can say nothing on the issue of minerals.

Linnaeus has got some nice plants from S. Le Lew in Brasil.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

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

upEDITIONS

1. Caroli Linnaei epistolae ad Nicolaum Josephum Jacquin (1841), p. 140-141   p.140  p.141.