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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5107 • Carl Linnaeus to Abraham Bäck, 20 June 1775 n.s.
Dated 1775 d. 20 junii.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

Min aldra Kiäreste H[err] Broder

oändelig tack för alt beswär, all wälfägnad så för mig, som hela min familie, hela tiden i Stockholm, nu som tillförene.

lille Br[or] Carl hade intet tid att dröja hos mig.

jag litar på hans reseCamerad att han ej forserar resan för mycket, äfter han är wand wid sådan resa.

Min hustru och barn beder om deras hälsning till fröknerne och Mademoiselle som hade så mycket beswär

jag förbl[ifwer] i det sista
Min Kiäreste Broders
lydigste tienare
Carl Linné

Upsala 1775
d[ie] 20 junii

Kongl[ig] Archiatern
Riddaren
Wälborne Herren
H[err] Abrah[am] Baeck
Stockholm

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus thanks Abraham BäckBäck, Abraham (1713-1795).
Swedish. Physician, president of the
Collegium Medicum, Stockholm. Close
friend of Linnaeus. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
for keeping him and his family during their stay in Stockholm.

Bäck’s son [Carl Abraham BäckBäck, Carl Abraham
(1760-1776). Swedish. Son of Anna
Charlotta and Abraham Bäck.
] did not have time to stay with Linnaeus in Uppsala.

Linnaeus relies completely on the companion of Bäck’s son. He will not force their journey.

Linnaeus sends greetings from his wife [Sara Elisabet MoraeaMoraea, Sara Elisabet
(1716-1806). Swedish. Linnaeus’s 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.
] and from his daughters [Elisabeth Christina LinnaeaBergencrantz, Elisabeth Christina
(1743-1782). Swedish. Daughter of
Carl Linnaeus and Sara Elisabet Linnaea.
Sister of Carl Linnaeus the Younger and
of Louisa, Sara Christina and Sophia
Linnaea. Married to Carl Fredrik
Bergencrantz.Mother of Sara Elisabeth
Martin.
, Louisa LinnaeaLinnaea, Louisa (1749-1839).
Swedish. Daughter of Carl Linnaeus and
Sara Elisabet Linnaea. Sister of Carl
Linnaeus the Younger and of Elisabeth
Christina, Sara Christina and Sophia
Linnaea.
, Sara Christina LinnaeaLinnaea, Sara Christina
(1751-1835). Swedish. Daughter of Carl
Linnaeus and Sara Elisabet Linnaea.
Sister of Carl Linnaeus the Younger and
of Elisabeth Christina, Louisa and
Sophia Linnaea.
and Sophia LinnaeaLinnaea, Sophia (1757-1830).
Swedish. Daughter of Carl Linnaeus and
Sara Elisabet Linnaea. Sister of Carl
Linnaeus the Younger and of Elisabeth
Christina, Louisa and Sara Christina
Linnaea. Wife of Samuel Christoffer
Duse.
], to Bäck’s daughters [Emerentia Maria OxenstiernaOxenstierna, Emerentia Maria
(1763-1818). Swedish. Married to Axel
Fredrik Oxenstierna, daughter of Abraham
and Anna Charlotta Bäck, sister of
Carl Abraham Bäck and Anna Sophia
Ihre.
and Anna Sophia IhreIhre, Anna Sophia (1762-).
Swedish. Married to Albrecht Ihre,
daughter of Anna Charlotta and Abraham
Bäck, sister of Carl Abraham
Bäck and Emerentia Maria
Oxenstierna.
] with thanks for all their trouble.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (KVA, Carl von Linnés arkiv). [1] [2]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1911), vol. I:5, p. 232   p.232.