Reference numberEL/L1
TitleEarly Letters L1 (Leeuwenhoek)
DescriptionSent by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society.
FormatManuscript documents
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NotesThe blue numbers are newer, and correspond to the catalogue references. Note that several items have been re-insterted into the volume out of sequence, after EL/L1/49: EL/L1/47, followed by EL/L1/48 and finally EL/L1/41
Access statusOpen
Related materialVolumes EL/L2-4 for further letters from Leeuwenhoek
See EL/H3/54, EL/H3/57, El/H3/69 and EL/H3/73 for Robert Hooke's letters to Leeuwenhoek
See 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32 (1722), pp 446-453 and vol 41 (1739), pp 503-519 about bequeathing items to the Royal Society and for a description of the microscopes
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
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