L6247. James DicksonJames Dickson (1738-1822). Scottish.
Nurseryman, plant collector, botanist and
mycologist. In 1772 he started his own plant and
seed shop in Covent Garden, London. In 1788 he
became one of the original members of the Linnean
Society, and in 1804 a vice-president of the
Horticultural Society. Correspondent of Carl
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.
, 5 September 1783 n.s.