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Antoine Gouan to Carl Linnaeus the Younger,
2 November 1778 n.s.Dated 9bris 2a 1778.
Sent from Montpellier (France) to Uppsala (Sweden).
Written in Latin.
L6274. 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
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.
, 2 November 1778 n.s.
Not yet available
a. original holograph (LS, V, 293-294).