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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5417 • Johan Elers to Carl Linnaeus, 19 July 1773 n.s.
Dated 19 Juli 1773. Sent from Ekolsund (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Johan ElersElers, Johan (1730-1813).
Swedish. Politician. Head of division.
Topographer and poet. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
addresses Linnaeus in a poem, regretting that the knowledge of herbs was unable to save the life of his friend and colleague Nils Rosén von RosensteinRosén von Rosenstein, Nils
(1706-1773). Swedish. Physician
and professor of medicine. Colleague of
Linnaeus at Uppsala. The founder of
modern pediatrics. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
.

Elers hopes, however, that Linnaeus will be able to improve his own health through knowledge of the curative effects of herbs.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, IV, 39-40). [1] [2] [3] [4]

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 25   p.25.