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Reference numberEL/L3/46
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to John Chamberlayne
Date8 December 1702
DescriptionOriginal letter no longer exists
Concerning dental hygiene: Leeuwenhoek recommends polishing with salt and ash of tobacco, and that tea and coffee are not harmful to teeth
Read to the Royal Society on 23 December 1702
LanguageEnglish
Extent54 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 14, p 151
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8438Leeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632 - 1723); naturalist1632 - 1723
NA6747Chamberlayne; John (c 1666 - 1723)c 1666 - 1723
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