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Carl Linnaeus the Younger to Carl Peter Thunberg,
9 February 1779 n.s.Dated 9 Febr. 1779.
Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to ? ().
Written in Swedish.
L5949. 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.
to Carl Peter ThunbergCarl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828).
Swedish. Botanist, physician, explorer. Professor
of medicine and botany at Uppsala. Studied
medicine under Linnaeus in Uppsala, medicine and
surgery in Paris, natural history under Johannes
Burman in Amsterdam. Travelled in South Africa in
1772-1775, in Japan 1775-1776, Java and Ceylon in
1777-1778. Correspondent of Linnaeus. , 9 February 1779 n.s.
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a. original holograph (UUB, G300).