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Joseph Banks to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
5 December 1778 n.s.Dated Decr 5th. 78.
Sent from London (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in English.
L5640. Joseph BanksJoseph Banks (1743-1820). British.
Naturalist, president of the Royal Society.
Together with Daniel Solander he took part in
Cook’s first voyage. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
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 father’s lectures, had private tutors
(Löfling, Rolander, Solander and Falk, all
Linnaeus’s students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his father.
, 5 December 1778 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, I, 330-331). 
1. A selection (1821), vol. 2, p. 574-575 p.574 p.575.