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Signed autograph
Examination of the structure of 'stone' of the medlar; examination of the structure of the coffee bean; existence of chlorogenic acid in plants
Original figures no longer exist; seven engraved figures for publication are attached
English translation is EL/L2/11
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 6, p 223

Reference number
EL/L2/10
Earliest possible date
09 May 1687
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript and Printed

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Letter, from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society, dated at Delft, 09 May 1687, EL/L2/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_l2_10/letter-from-antoni-van-leeuwenhoek-to-the-royal-society-dated-at-delft, accessed on 18 June 2024

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