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David van Royen to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
18 February 1779 n.s.Dated XIV Kalend. Mart. ??CCLXXIX.
Sent from Leiden (Netherlands) to ? ().
Written in Latin.
L5992. David van RoyenDavid van Royen (1727-1799). Dutch.
Professor of botany at Leiden and director of its
botanical garden. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to 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.
, 18 February 1779 n.s.
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a. (LS, XII, 358).