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Reference numberEL/L3/19
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Hans Sloane
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date27 July 1700
DescriptionObservations of the larvae of cheese-flies; experiments with cheese-flies and sulphur; treatment of toothache with vitriol
Read to the Royal Society on 24 July 1700
LanguageDutch
Extent6 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originDelft, South Holland, (United Provinces) Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.00667, 4.35556
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation see EL/L3/20
Transcribed in JBO/10/193
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 13, p 163
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 22, no 265, p 635
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/c12bafdc-4ed3-4ed6-8242-c6ee2ae5de1c
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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