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José Celestino Mútis to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
12 September 1778 n.s.Dated Sept. 12, 1778.
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L5636. José Celestino MútisJosé Celestino Mútis
(1732-1808). Spanish. Botanist. Went to South
America in 1760 and lived in Bogotá, which
due to him became an important centre of learning.
His comprehensive herbarium, manuscripts and
numerous watercolour botanical illustrations were
sent to Spain after his death. Correspondent of
to Carl Linnaeus the YoungerCarl Linnaeus the Younger (1741-1783).
Swedish. Botanist. Son of Carl Linnaeus and Sara
Elisabet Linnaea. Brother of Elisabeth Christina,
Louisa, Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his fatherís lectures, had private tutors
(Löfling, Rolander, Solander and Falk, all
Linnaeusís students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his father.
, 12 September 1778 n.s.
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