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Reference numberEL/L3/68
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne
Date3 October 1704
DescriptionObservations of the ashes of tobacco and the salt crystals from it; also observations of an oily substance obtained by heating the ashes of tobacco
12 red-chalk figures attached
LanguageDutch
Extent10 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialPartial English translation is EL/L3/68a
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 15, p 45
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 24, no 293, p 1740
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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