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Johannes Beckman to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
6 January 1766 n.s.Dated die 6. Januar. 1766.
Sent from Stockholm (Sweden) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in Latin.
L6125. Johannes BeckmanJohannes Beckman (1739-1811). German.
Professor of economy, Göttingen. After a
two-year stay in St Petersburg, he travelled in
Sweden and Denmark in 1765-1766. Correspondent of
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.
, 6 January 1766 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, I, 489-490).