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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5302 • Carl Gyllenborg to Carl Linnaeus, January-March? 1744 n.s.
Dated . Sent from () to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Carl GyllenborgGyllenborg, Carl (1679-1746).
Swedish. Chancellor of Uppsala
University and Lund University.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
takes the opportunity to send Linnaeus what he calls the grandfather of all butterflies to be added to Linnaeus’s collection. Gyllenborg sends greetings to Linnaeus’s wife [Sara Elisabet LinnaeaMoraea, 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 all good friends, particularly his host, the Vice-Chancellor of the University [Petrus UllénUllén, Petrus
(1700-1747). Swedish. Professor of
philosophy and theology, Uppsala.
] and to the astronomer [Anders CelsiusCelsius, Anders (1701-1744).
Swedish. Professor of astronomy,
Uppsala. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
].

In a postscript he asks Linnaeus to get Celsius to send him some copies of his dialogue [“Anmärkningar om vattnets förminskning”Celsius, Anders
“Anmärkningar om vattnets
förminskning så i
Östersjön som i Vesterhafvet”,
KVAH (1743).
].

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, VI, 87-88). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 229-230   p.229  p.230.