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Reference numberEL/L4/53
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to the Royal Society
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date22 June 1714
DescriptionSigned autograph
Wonders why the figures of the muscle fibres of whales were not published in the 'Philosophical Transactions', and hopes that they have not been lost; states that he is working on the fibres of the flesh of insects
Note in Dutch states that Leeuwenhoek had this letter translated into Latin for the Royal Society
LanguageLatin
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originDelft, South Holland, (United Provinces) Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.00667, 4.35556
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation see EL/L4/54
EL/W3/80 and EL/W3/87 for Richard Waller's letters on this subject
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/e8a70c7c-5540-4d78-bfb5-2cf36e34dfaf
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CodeNameDates
NA8438van Leeuwenhoek; Antoni (1632 - 1723); tradesman and microscopist1632 - 1723
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