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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5134 • Carl Linnaeus to Gustaf Johan Ehrensvärd, 12 August 1775 n.s.
Dated 1775 d. 12 Augusti. Sent from Hammarby (Sweden) to Ekolsund (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

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Linnaeus thanks Gustaf Johan EhrensvärdEhrensvärd, Gustaf Johan
(1746-1783). Swedish. Nobleman, author
and diplomat. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
for his express letter [Ehrensvärd to Linnaeus, 12 August 1775Letter L5133] and says that he is honoured to meet His Majesty the King [Gustav IIIGustav III, (1746-1792).
Swedish. Reigned 1771-1792. Son of King
Adolf Fredrik and Queen Lovisa Ulrika,
brother of Sofia Albertina and Karl
XIII. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] the next day. If he had not been told this, he would have been heartbroken. He will keep quiet about this.

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a. original holograph (KB, KB1/D 965). [1]