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A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnaeus, and Other Naturalists, Volume 1 From the Original Manuscripts

Biography / Memoir
By: James Edward Smith(Editor)
A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnaeus, and Other Naturalists, Volume 1
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A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

After the death of the younger Carl Linnaeus in 1783, the entirety of the Linnean collections, including the letters received by the elder Linnaeus from naturalists all over Europe, was purchased by the English botanist James Edward Smith (1759-1828), later co-founder and first president of the Linnean Society of London. In 1821, Smith published this two-volume selection of the letters exchanged by Linnaeus pere et fils and many of the leading figures in the study of natural history, revealing some of the close ties of shared knowledge and affection that bound the European scientific community at that time. Where necessary, Smith translates the letters into English, with the exception of those written in French, which are presented in the original. Volume 1 illuminates the epistolary relationships of Linnaeus senior with Peter Collinson, John Ellis and Alexander Garden, providing a very brief biography of each. Garden's letters to Ellis also feature prominently.

Contents

- Preface
- Biographical memoir of Peter Collinson
- His letters to Linnaeus
- Extract of a letter of Sir Joseph Banks
- Biographical memoir of John Ellis
- His correspondence with Linnaeus
- Biographical memoir of Alexander Garden
- His letters to Linnaeus
- His correspondence with Ellis
- Letter of Dr Francis Garden

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Biography / Memoir
By: James Edward Smith(Editor)
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