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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L6040 • Carl Reinhold Berch to Carl Linnaeus, 8 November 1762 n.s.
Dated d. 8 Nov. 1762.. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Carl Reinhold BerchBerch, Carl Reinhold
(1706-1777). Swedish. Deputy director,
numismatist. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
is honoured and flattered, to have been elected member of the Royal Society of Sciences [Kungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i UppsalaKungliga Vetenskaps-Societeten i
Uppsala,
Swedish. The Royal
Society of Sciences at Uppsala was
founded in 1728.
]. Particularly so, as the Society has never been lavish with elections, or turned to others but those who are well known for exceptional knowledge of the “higher Sciences”.

Berch is prepared to submit his collection to the Society for its judgement.

He has a dissertation “De nummis gothorum extra Svio-Gothiam”Berch, Carl Reinhold “De nummis
gothorum extra Svio-Gothiam” , Nova
Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum
Upsaliensis
, Ser. II, vol. II
(1775), 40-78.
ready in Swedish. He plans to have it translated into Latin. His own Latin is somewhat rusty.

He hopes that Linnaeus will convey his respects to his illustrious colleagues of the Royal Society of Sciences.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (UUB, Vetenskapssoc arkiv).

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 112   p.112.