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Francis Masson to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
12 December 1778 n.s.Dated Dec. 12 1778.
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L5637. Francis MassonFrancis Masson (1741-1805). British.
Botanist and gardener. Went to Cape in 1771 or
1772 and to Madeira, Canary Islands, the Azores
and the Antilles in 1776. In 1783 he collected
plants for Kew Gardens in Portugal and at the
Cape. He died in Canada. 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 December 1778 n.s.
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a. (LS, X, 66-67). 
1. A selection (1821), vol. 2, p. 563-565 p.563 p.564 p.565.