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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L6042 • Carl Gyllenborg to Carl Linnaeus, 5 July 1745 n.s.
Dated d. 24 Junii 1745.. Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Carl GyllenborgGyllenborg, Carl (1679-1746).
Swedish. Chancellor of Uppsala
University and Lund University.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
was pleased to receive the published thesis dealing with his collection of amphibians [Amphibia GyllenborgianaLinnaeus, Carl Amphibia
Gyllenborgiana
, diss., resp. B. R.
Hast (Uppsala 1745). Soulsby no. 1413.
].

Gyllenborg had spoken to Magnus Friedrich von HolmerHolmer, Magnus Friedrich von
(1704-1773). German. Baron,
"geheimerat" from
Holstein-Gottorp.
and asked him to remind the King [Fredrik IFredrik I, (1676-1751).
Swedish. Reigned 1720-1751. Married to
Ulrika Eleonora.
] about the donation he had promised. the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences [Kungliga Svenska VetenskapsakademienKungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademien,
Swedish. The Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Founded
in 1739.
]. Gyllenborg had no doubt that the promise would be fulfilled.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA).

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1912), vol. I:6, p. 230-231   p.230  p.231.