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Copy of a letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Constantine Huygens, dated at Delft

Reference number: EL/L1/41

Date: 20 May 1679

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Concerning the size of particles of water and the size of micro-organisms to a grain of sand
Mathematical formulae and figures attached
English translation see EL/L1/48
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 3, p 55

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EL/L1/41
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20 May 1679
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Copy of a letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Constantine Huygens, dated at Delft, 20 May 1679, EL/L1/41, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_l1_41/copy-of-a-letter-from-antoni-van-leeuwenhoek-to-constantine-huygens-dated-at-delft, accessed on 13 June 2024

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