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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5159 • Carl Linnaeus to Paul Dietrich Giseke, 25 November 1775 n.s.
Dated 1775. Nov. 25.. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Hamburg (Germany). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus was happy to receive Paul Dietrich GisekeísGiseke, Paul Dietrich
(1745-1796). German. Physician.
Professor of natural science in Hamburg
in 1771. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
letter dated 10 November [Giseke to Linnaeus, 10 November 1775Letter L5164], from which he learnt that Giseke had married and that he was well.

[- - -][Part of this letter is missing; someone, Giseke himself or the editor, Dietrich Heinrich StoeverStoever, Dietrich Heinrich
(1767-1822). German.
, has obviously censored it.]

Adolph MurrayMurray, Adolph (1751-1803).
Swedish. Professor of anatomy and
surgery, Uppsala. Son of Andreas Murray
and brother of Johan Andreas Murray and
Gustaf Murray. Half-brother of Johann
Philipp Murray. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
has written to Linnaeus that some Italians will come to Uppsala next spring to study natural history [this letter has not come down to us]. Linnaeus will be happy to receive Isaak GrünoGrüno, Isaak (1756-1783).
German. Army physician, Hamburg.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
.

Linnaeus has prepared a third edition of Mantissa [Mantissa plantarum altera, 2nd ed.Linnaeus, Carl Mantissa
plantarum altera
(1766), 2nd ed.
(Stockholm 1771). Soulsby no. 312.
], which contains many plants from East India, the Cape of Good Hope, New Granada, Surinam, Siberia and insects from Virginia, Guinea, the Cape of Good Hope, etc. [there was no third edition].

Linnaeus has also prepared a new edition of his Systema naturae, 12th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae
, 12th edition (Stockholm
1766-1768). Soulsby no. 62.
[there was no improved edition of the 12th edition]. The part about animals is almost finished. Only the birds remain; it will be finished in the spring.

Linnaeus sends his regards to Joachim Friedrich BoltenBolten, Joachim Friedrich
(1718-1792). German. Doctor of
medicine, Hamburg. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
and Gottfried Jacob JaenischJaenisch, Gottfried Jacob
(?-1784). German. Doctor of medicine,
Hamburg. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
.

Linnaeusís wife [Sara Elisabet MoraeaMoraea, Sara Elisabet
(1716-1806). Swedish. Linnaeusís 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 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.
] send their regards.

upEDITIONS

1. Collectio epistolarum (1792), p. 113-115 .