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Reference numberEL/L3/33
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Hans Sloane
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date21 June 1701
DescriptionConcerning the quality of magnifying glasses; observations of the cornea, blood vessels, and small particles (crystalline humour) in Leeuwenhoek's eye
Read to the Royal Society on 9 July 1701
LanguageDutch
Extent6 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation see EL/L3/34
Transcribed in JBO/10/224
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 13, p 367
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 22, no 273, p 903
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/a6fe7714-4101-43af-b8d1-12dd411347bc
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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