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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5939 • Carl Linnaeus to Lars Salvius, 13 September 1767 n.s.
Dated . Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

Edel och Högachtad H[err] Directeur

War så god och förskrif mig ifrån Wien Scopoli Mineralogie, som i åhr är tryckt, ty jag utgifwer ej tredie tomen af Systemet för än jag fått både Scopoli och Wallerii nya Mineralogis.

Scopoli bok måste wara tryckt antingen i Wien äller i Chemnitz ungariae, ty i Schemnitz bor han. förleden wår wet jag wist han redan holt på att tryckas.

förbl[ifwer] Min Gynnares
ödmiuke tienare
Carl v[on] Linne

jag har af andra tomen på systemet ej fått lit[eraturen]: Kk, men wähl Ll, Mm. manuskriptet med Licent[iat] Sohlberg lärer wara i morgon hos Eder, jag sände det igår

Directeuren
Edel och Högachtad
Högachtad H[err] Lars Salvius
Stockholm

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes to Lars Salvius Salvius, Lars (1706-1773).
Swedish. Printer, bookseller, publisher.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to ask him to get a copy of Giovanni Antonio Scopoli’sScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
(1723-1788). Italian. Physician and
naturalist. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
book “Mineralogie” [Linnaeus refers to Einleitung zur Kenntniss und Gebrauch der FossilienScopoli, Giovanni Antonio
Einleitung zur Kenntniss und Gebrauch
der Fossilien
(Riga 1769).
] published in Vienna this year. He says that he will not publish the third part of the “Systema” [Linnaeus refers to the ”Regnum Lapideum” of the Systema naturae, 12th editionLinnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae
, 12th edition (Stockholm
1766-1768). Soulsby no. 62.
] without having seen Scopoli’s and Johan Gottschalk Wallerius’Wallerius, Johan Gottschalk
(1709-1785). Swedish. Professor of
chemistry at Uppsala.
new books about minerals [Wallerius’ work was Elementa metallurgiaeWallerius, Johan Gottschalk
Elementa metallurgiae, speciatim
chemicae conscripta atque
observationibus, experimentis et figuris
aeneis illustrata
(Stockholm 1768).
].

Linnaeus says that Scopoli’s book is printed either in Vienna or in Chemniz, Hungary, as Scopoli lives in Chemniz. Linnaeus says that he knows that the book was being printed last spring.

P.S. Linnaeus writes that he has not yet received the literature for the second part of the “Systema” [Linnaeus refers to the ”Regnum Vegetabile” of Systema naturae, 12th edition]. He also writes that Claes SohlbergSohlberg, Claes (1711-1773).
Swedish. Physician, studied natural
history and medicine at Uppsala
1723-1734. Accompanied Linnaeus on his
tour in Dalecarlia in 1734 and on his
Dutch journey. Doctor of medicine at
Leiden in 1735.
will bring the manuscript and that he will probably arrive tomorrow as it was sent yesterday.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (UUB, Waller Ms se-01920). [1] [2]