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William Aiton to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
23 June 1779 n.s.Dated 23d June 1779.
Sent from Kew (Great Britain) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in English.
L6119. William AitonWilliam Aiton (1731-1793). British.
Curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Correspondent of Linnaeus the Younger.
to Carl Linnaeus the YoungerCarl Linnaeus the Younger (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 father.
, 23 June 1779 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, I, 17-18).