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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5029 • Carl Linnaeus to Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin, 1 September 1774 n.s.
Dated 1774 d. 1 Septembr.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to (). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus has received the package of books meant for the the Uppsala University library, and he has forwarded it to Berge FrondinFrondin, Berge (1718-1783).
Swedish. Doctor of history and political
science at Uppsala. Librarian at the
university library.
, the librarian.

Frondin would arrange payment, but Linnaeus cannot find the letter (6 March 1773Letter L4821) from 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.
with the information on the price. He asks for it once more, expressed in Belgian ducats, and adds that there will be no payment for part 2 of Florae Austriacae, sive plantarum selectarumJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
Florae Austriacae, sive
plantarum selectarum in Austriae A.
chiducatu sponte crescentium icones,
etc
(Vienna 1773-1778).
until it is fully delivered.

In addition, Linnaeus asks if he could give the money to the Austrian ambassador in Stockholm, who could report the transaction back to Vienna so that Jacquin could receive his money in Vienna on showing the receipt from the ambassador.

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