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Sebald Justinus Brugmans to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
20 July 1783 n.s.Dated d. 20 Julii 1783..
Sent from Groningen (Netherlands) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in Latin.
L6139. Sebald Justinus BrugmansSebald Justinus Brugmans (1763-1819).
Dutch. Botanist, physician and professor of
natural sciences. Doctor in medicine and
philosophy at the University of Groningen, in 1785
professor of physics and mathematics at the
University of Franeker. In 1786 he succeeded David
van Royen as professor of botany at the University
of Leiden. In 1795 he was appointed professor of
medicine at Leiden. The last decade of his life he
was appointed inspector of the Military Health
Service in France.
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.
, 20 July 1783 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, II, 286-287).