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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L6064 • Johannes Baptae Maghellius to Carl Linnaeus, 13 September 1748 n.s.
Dated 13 7bris, An. 1748.. Sent from Venezia (Italia) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

L6064. Johannes Baptae MaghelliusJohannes Baptae Maghellius Italian.
Professor. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
to Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus (1707-1778). Swedish. , 13 September 1748 n.s.

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Johannes Baptae MaghelliusMaghellius, Johannes Baptae
Italian. Professor. Correspondent of
Linnaeus.
has read the small work Specimen academicum de curiositate naturaliLinnaeus, Carl Specimen
academicum de curiositate naturali
,
diss., resp. O. Söderberg
(Stockholm [1748]). Soulsby no. 1500.
not once, but several times. He admits that some strict Catholics could be offended by some places in paragraphs 2 and 6, which he quotes, but adds that theologians know that this has been written before and with good reason.

So, Maghellius has not found anything in this book that could offend Christian religion or be against orthodox belief or doctrine.

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a. original holograph (LS, X, 20). [1] [2]