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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5377 • Gustaf Bonde to Carl Linnaeus, 23 January 1748 n.s.
Dated 12 Januarij 1748. Sent from Biörnö (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Gustaf BondeBonde, Gustaf (1682-1764).
Swedish. Count, Councillor, member of
the Royal Society of Sciences. Married
to Viveca Bonde, father of Carl Bonde.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes to Linnaeus to thank him for the letter [this letter has not come down to us] enclosed in the mail from the Royal Society of Sciences at Uppsala [Kungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i UppsalaKungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i
Uppsala,
Swedish. The Royal
Society of Sciences at Uppsala was
founded in 1728.
], where Linnaeus asks about Bonde’s arrival in Hässelby. Bonde writes that he very much appreciates and enjoys the company of Linnaeus. He writes that his garden has suffered severely during the last two winters and that he might not be able to restore it during his lifetime. He would, however, very much appreciate a visit from Linnaeus during the summer.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (UUB, Vetenskapssoc arkiv).

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 292   p.292.