Linnaeus refers to that the King [Gustav IIIGustav III, (1746-1792).
Swedish. Reigned 1771-1792. Son of King
Adolf Fredrik and Queen Lovisa Ulrika,
brother of Sofia Albertina and Karl
XIII. Correspondent of Linnaeus. ], through a letter from the Chancellor at the University of Uppsala, Carl RudenschiöldRudenschöld, Carl
(1698-1783). Swedish. Count.
Politician, diplomat and author.
Councillor, chancellor of Uppsala
University.Correspondent of Linnaeus. , has asked Linnaeus to stay in his position at Uppsala University.
With reference to his bad health Linnaeus begs the King to appoint Linnaeusís son, Carl Linnaeus the YoungerLinnaeus the Younger, Carl
(1741-1783). Swedish. Botanist. Son of
Carl Linnaeus and Sara Elisabet Linnaea.
Brother of Elisabeth Christina, Louisa,
Sara Christina and Sophia Linnaea.
Attended his fatherís lectures, had
private tutors (Löfling, Rolander,
Solander and Falk, all Linnaeusís
students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his
, as his successor. Linnaeus declares himself willing to continue to serve as long as his health stands him by.