Record

Reference numberEL/L3/15
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Hans Sloane
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date14 June 1700
DescriptionSigned autograph
Says that he has examined the sperm of many animals, but if there is any animal that the Royal Society would like him to investigate, he will do so
Read to the Royal Society on 12 June 1700
LanguageDutch
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originDelft, South Holland, (United Provinces) Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.00667, 4.35556
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation see EL/L3/16
Transcribed in JBO/10/187
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 13, p 109
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/b8d66d1f-6c82-4ff5-955d-6cd402e7fd74
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8438Leeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632 - 1723); naturalist1632 - 1723
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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