Linnaeus writes to the Chancellor of the Uppsala University [Carl GyllenborgGyllenborg, Carl (1679-1746).
Swedish. Chancellor of Uppsala
University and Lund University. Chancery
President (Kanslipresident) at the
Swedish Government Offices (Kungliga
Kanslikollegium) in 1738. Correspondent
of Linnaeus. ] concerning the fact that in the northern part of the country, from Gävle to Åbo, no medical doctor is available for the sick and that the King [Fredrik IFredrik I, (1676-1751).
Swedish. Reigned 1720-1751. Married to
Ulrika Eleonora. ], supported by the parliament [Sveriges Riksdag], recently has opened a position at the Gymnasium in Härnösand as Physices Lector who should function as Promotus Medicus.
The position has now become vacant when SöderströmSöderström,
Swedish. has left it. The Medical Faculty suggests that Nils GisslerGissler, Nils (1715-1771).
Swedish. Logices, physices et medicinae
lector, Härnösand. , from Uppsala University, should be promoted to this position. Gissler is born in Norrland and knows the region and is used to its climate.