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Sparrman, Anders (1748-1820) . Swedish. Naturalist, physician and traveller. Disciple of Linnaeus. In 1765 he went on a voyage to China and in 1772 to the Cape of Good Hope, where he served as a tutor. Later the same year, Sparrman went on James Cook´s second voyage as assistant naturalist to Johann Reinhold Forster and his son Johan Georg Adam Forster. After his return to Sweden in 1776 he was appointed keeper of the natural historical collections of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1780. In 1787 he participated in an expedition to West Africa. Practicing physician in Stockholm. Author of several works, the best known of which is his account of his travels in South Africa and with Cook. Son of Brita and Eric Sparrman. Correspondent of Linnaeus.


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L4591. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (11 December 1771)
L4589. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (29 December 1771)
L4670. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (2 May 1772)
L4662. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1772)
L4686. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (12 June 1772)
L4699. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (22 July 1772)
L6098. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (15 November 1772)
L4754. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (21 November 1772)
L6099. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (25 March 1775)
L6097. Anders Sparrman to Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin (25 April 1775)
L5097. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus (26 April 1775)
L6100. Anders Sparrman to Carl Linnaeus the Younger (15 February 1778)


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