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Reference numberEL/L4/5
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to the Royal Society
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date1 June 1706
DescriptionSigned autograph
Observations of a spleen of a sheep; observations of the sting of a flea
Read to the Royal Society on 20 November 1706
4 figures in red chalk are attached
LanguageDutch
Extent10 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originDelft, South Holland, (United Provinces) Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.00667, 4.35556
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation is EL/L4/6
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 15, p 315
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 25, no 307, p 2305
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/f244191d-a640-412c-9478-8b8299a27478
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8438van Leeuwenhoek; Antoni (1632 - 1723); tradesman and microscopist1632 - 1723
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