Johann Christian Peter von Heidenstam (Petersen)
Date & Place Of Birth
1739 (3), probably Germany
Parents: Peter von Heidenstam (1) (2), Kristina Magdalena Johanna Weber
Date Of Death
It is believed that Johann Christian Peter was the eldest son of Peter von Heidenstam and Kristina Weber. The SIA has three items relating to Johann Christian Peter - the first is his father's 1754 letter to Carl Linnaeus, asking the great scientist to tutor Johann; the second is his 1758 Uppsala dissertation on Quinine (argued in front of Linnaeus - PDF of scanned original in Latin here) and the third is his moniker as publisher and translator of his father's 1766 work "Description of the Royal Traveling Pharmacy".