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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L6092 • Carl Linnaeus to Adolf Fredrik, 30 June 1753 n.s.
Dated . Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Stockholm (Sweden). Written in Swedish.

upSUMMARY

Linnaeus writes to King 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.
and Queen Lovisa UlrikaLovisa Ulrika, (1720-1782).
Swedish. Queen of Sweden 1751-1771.
Married to Adolf Fredrik. Mother of
Gustav III. Sister of Fredric II of
Prussia. Correspondent of Linnaeus.
and thanks them for their interest and support of both Linnaeus and science as well as for arranging for the royal collections to be housed in the palaces of Ulriksdal and Drottningholm.

Linnaeus ends the letter with the hope of a long and happy reign.

upEDITIONS

1. Bref och skrifvelser (1909), vol. I:3, p. 3-5   p.3  p.4  p.5.