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Carl Linnaeus the Younger to Antoine Gouan,
25 December 1778 n.s.Dated d. 28 decembr. 1778.
Sent from Uppsala (Sweden) to Montpellier (France).
Written in Swedish.
L6232. 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.
to Antoine GouanAntoine Gouan (1733-1821). French.
Botanist, Montpellier. Student under Sauvages.
Director of the botanical garden in 1767, later
professor of botany and medicine. Although an
admirer of Linnaeus he tried to develop a hybrid
of his system of classification. Correspondent of
Linnaeus. , 25 December 1778 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (BL, Additional Ms 22935, 162-165).