Reference numberEL/L3/83
TitleTranslated extract from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Francisco Cornaro, Ambassador of Venice to Queen Anne of Great Britain, France and Ireland
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date18 December 1705
DescriptionObservations of experiments with salts from pearls and from oyster shells
Read at the Royal Society on 22 October 1707
Franesco Cornaro (1670-1734) was ambassador of the Republic of Venice from 1703
Extent11 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialEL/L4/10 for Dutch copy of the letter to Cornaro
Transcribed in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 15, p 235
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 25, no 311, p 2416
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8438Leeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632 - 1723); naturalist1632 - 1723
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