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Clas Alströmer to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
28 April 1781 n.s.Dated 28 Aprill 1781.
Sent from Göteborg (Sweden) to London (Great Britain).
Written in Swedish.
L6134. Clas AlströmerClas Alströmer (1736-1794).
Swedish. Baron, industrialist. Sent plants and
specimens to Linnaeus from his travels abroad.
Bought Linnaeus’s “little herbarium”, now in the
Natural History Museum in Stockholm. Son of Jonas
Alströmer, brother of August, Johan and
Patrick Alströmer. Correspondent of Linnaeus
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 father’s lectures, had private tutors
(Löfling, Rolander, Solander and Falk, all
Linnaeus’s students). Demonstrator of botany at
Uppsala. Succeeded his father.
, 28 April 1781 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, I, 120-121).