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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L6063 • Carl Linnaeus to Carl Fredrik Törnflycht, 9 May 1747 n.s.
Dated d: 28 april 1747. Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus is glad that His Royal Highness [presumably Adolf FredrikAdolf Fredrik, (1710-1771).
Swedish. King of Sweden. Reigned
1751-1771. Married to Lovisa Ulrika.
Father of Gustav III. Chancellor of
Uppsala university 1747-1751.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
] will not leave as early as they expected when Linnaeus saw Carl Fredrik TörnflychtTörnflycht, Carl Fredrik
(1711-1767). Swedish. Chamberlain at
the Royal Court from 1743, in 1756
Marshal of the Court, in 1761 State
Councillor.
last.

Linnaeus remembers very well and with profound gratitude how Törnflycht had praised him in court. If God wills, Linnaeus will come to Nynäs during the following week to collect what can be taken from the beautiful greenhouse without spoiling it.

Linnaeus hopes Törnflycht will be there then, although it will be May 5.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (RA, Börstorpssamlingen, Brev till Carl Fredrik Törnflycht, E3096). [1] [2]