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Details of Linnaeus' natural history under the heads mineral, vegetable and animal. Linnaeus' work printed at Leyden in 1735. This account read to the Royal Society on 8 June 1738.

Subject: Natural History, Biology

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Carl Linnaeus

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Thomas Stack

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Carl Linnaeus, Thomas Stack, Paper, Account of Carl Linnaeus' 'Systema Naturae' by Thomas Stack, 1738, CLP/22ii/75, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 April 2024

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