Reference numberEL/M1/103
TitleLetter, from Thomas Molyneux [to the Royal Society], dated at Leyden
CreatorMolyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661-1733); Irish physician; natural philosopher; first baronet
Date13 February 1685
DescriptionAccount of Leeuwenhoek's microscope and how he uses it; Molyneux discusses what he saw when Leeuwenhoek allowed him to use it; some speculation about the large bone (mentioned in EL/M1/102)
Read to the Royal Society on 11 February 1685
Place originLeiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.15833, 4.49306
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Access statusOpen
Related materialPartially printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 15, no 168, p 880
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7851Molyneux; Sir; Thomas (1661 - 1733); physician and antiquarian1661 - 1733
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