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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L5983 • Nicolaus Joseph, baron von Jacquin to Carl Linnaeus, 17 December 1759 n.s.
Dated . Sent from ? () to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

upSUMMARY

A short letter containing a list of specimens enclosed.

A drawing of a winged fruit is enclosed with a question if there is a reference in the Systema naturae (Jacquin refers presumably to the 10th edition, 1758-1759Linnaeus, Carl Systema
naturae
, 10th edition (Stockholm
1758-1759). Soulsby no. 58.
), to the plant that has that fruit.

In closing, Nicolaus Joseph von JacquinJacquin, Nicolaus Joseph, baron von
(1727-1817). Dutch. Botanist. In
1755 at the order of emperor Franz I of
Austria he went to the Antilles and
South America. In 1763 he became
professor of mineralogy and chemistry at
Chemnitz, later professor of botany at
Vienna and director of the botanical
garden at Schönbrunn. Correspondent
of Linnaeus.
asks for leaves of Laetia and Seguieria.

[2004-07-11]

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, VII, 181A-181AV).