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John Rotheram the Younger to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
22 October 1778 n.s.Dated Oct. 22 1778.
Sent from Newcastle (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in Swedish.
L5997. John Rotheram the YoungerJohn Rotheram the Younger (c.1750Ė1804).
British. Naturalist. Professor of natural
philosophy at St Andrews, Scotland. Linnaeusís
student 1773-1777. Son of John and Catherine
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.
, 22 October 1778 n.s.
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a. (LS, XII, 238-239).