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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5828 • Carl Linnaeus to Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien, [30 June 1742] n.s.
Dated Undated, but must have been written in 1742. Sent from ? () to ? (). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

It would improve the economy in Lappland if Lapps, in regions where aspen and willow thrive, domesticated elks. Linnaeus doubts however if elks could become useful draught-animals.

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1908), vol. I:2, p. 27   p.27.