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Link: linnaeus.c18.net/Letter/L6314 • Antonio Capdevila to Carl Linnaeus, 10 November 1770 n.s.
Dated 17 10/11 70. Sent from Madrid (Spain) to Uppsala (Sweden). Written in Latin.

Cl[arissimo] atque Erud[itissimo] Carolo Linnaeo, viro nobilissimo, hujus aevi Botanico vero facile Principi, & Perillustris TUI nominis devotissimus Capdevila rem bene agens.

10/11 1770.

Rescribe bonis Caracteribus per Madridium Tovarra.

upSUMMARY

Antonio CapdevilaCapdevila, Antonio (1722-1777).
Spanish. Botanist, physician,
mathematician and professor at the
Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid.
Correspondent of Linnaeus.
greets Linnaeus as the foremost botanist of the century.

He asks Linnaeus to write back legibly via Madrid to Tovarra.

upMANUSCRIPTS

a. original holograph (LS, III, 07).