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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5448 • Domenico Vandelli to Carl Linnaeus, 16 August 1765 n.s.
Dated . Sent from Lisboa (Portugal) to (). Written in Latin.

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Domenico VandelliVandelli, Domenico (1735-1816).
Italian. Physician and botanist. Left
for Portugal in 1764, where he was a
professor at the university of Coimbra.
He was the founder of Ajuda botanical
garden in Lisboa and of the Coimbra
botanical garden, where he was also the
first director (1773-1791).
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
gives a description of a plant.

Vandelli promises to send Linnaeus seeds, plants and some insects before he leaves Portugal. Lysimachia linum strictum had already been sent to Linnaeus.

Jean BedoireBedoire, Jean (1728-1800).
Swedish. Swedish agent in Lisbon
1757-1778, thereafter Master of
ceremonies and governor in Sweden.
Ennobled De Bedoire.
had not yet received the books requested [Vandelli to Linnaeus 15 October 1764Letter L3459, 19 March 1765Letter L3557] , although five ships from Sweden had reached Lisbon.

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a. (LS, XVI, 64). [1] [2]