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Erasmus Darwin to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
14 September 1781 n.s.Dated Sept 14 -81.
Sent from Derby (Great Britain) to London (Great Britain).
Written in English.
L6245. Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin (1731-1802). British.
Physician, botanist, abolitionist. Grandfather 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.
, 14 September 1781 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, III, 205-206v).