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Translated extract of a letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Henry Oldenburg

Reference number: EL/L1/28

Date: 01 January 1677

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Investigating the structure of muscular tissue, the brain and spinal cord; observations of the effects of moxa, the Chinese remedy against gout; observations of cotton, in particular, its usefulness for bandaging
Original see EL/L1/27
Partial translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 12, no 136, p 899

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EL/L1/28
Earliest possible date
01 January 1677
Page extent
5 pages
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Manuscript

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Translated extract of a letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Henry Oldenburg, 01 January 1677, EL/L1/28, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_l1_28/translated-extract-of-a-letter-from-antoni-van-leeuwenhoek-to-henry-oldenburg, accessed on 20 July 2024

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