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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5392 • Christopher Theodor von Antivari to Carl Linnaeus, 25 May 1747 n.s.
Dated 14 Maii alten styli 1747. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in German.

upSUMMARY

Christopher Theodor von AntivariAntivari, Christopher Theodor von
(1690-1763). Austrian. Imperial
representative in Stockholm from 1711.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
writes to Linnaeus on behalf of Joseph von RathgebRathgeb, Joseph von
(17??-1753). Austrian. Naturalist,
imperial legate at Venice. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
in Venice, who has written to Antivari in Stockholm and asked him to approach Linnaeus, whom Rathgeb holds in high esteem. Rathgebís real aim is to obtain a full set of Linnaeusís printed works and of other publications by Swedish scholars as well as the Acta 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.
] and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739.
]

In return, Antivari and Rathgeb promise all kinds of favours that Linnaeus might want from them.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. (LS, I, 150-151). [1] [2] [3]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1916), vol. II:1, p. 74-75   p.74  p.75.