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Signed letter
Observations of the structure of the teeth of elephant, pig, humans, ox, horse; theory about toothache
3 engraved figures
Partial English translation see EL/L2/9
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 6, p 191

Reference number
EL/L2/8
Earliest possible date
04 April 1686
Page extent
15 pages
Format
Manuscript and engravings

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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, 04 April 1686, EL/L2/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_l2_8/letter-from-antoni-van-leeuwenhoek-to-the-royal-society-dated-at-delft, accessed on 27 May 2024

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