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Letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Robert Hooke, dated at Delft

Reference number: EL/L1/47

Date: 16 January 1680

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Stating that he received 'Philosophical Collections'; further discussion of living organisms in pepper- and ginger-water
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 189

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EL/L1/47
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16 January 1680
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1 page
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Manuscript

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Robert Hooke, dated at Delft, 16 January 1680, EL/L1/47, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_l1_47/letter-from-antoni-van-leeuwenhoek-to-robert-hooke-dated-at-delft, accessed on 24 July 2024

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