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Peter Simon Pallas to Carl Linnaeus,
20 August 1776 n.s.Dated d. 20. Aug. 1776.
Sent from St Petersburg (Russia) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in Latin.
L5228. Peter Simon PallasPeter Simon Pallas (1741-1811). German.
Naturalist and explorer. Pallas studied at the
universities of Göttingen and Leiden. In 1768
he was called to Russia to take part in an
expedition to Siberia, the aim of which was to
study the passage of Venus. Pallas remained in
Russia for the greater part of his life.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish. , 20 August 1776 n.s.
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a. original holograph (LS, XI, 378-379).