Aldert Hodenpijl wrote to the Royal Society attesting to microbes in Leeuwenhoek's infusions.

Date: 
August 13, 1677

Aldert Hodenpijl, Delft innkeeper, wrote to the Royal Society about what he saw in Leeuwenhoek's pepper infusion. "In that small Quantity of water, I saw above thirty thousand Living Creatures."

Document: 

Enclosures with letter #33. Collected Letters, vol. 2, pp. 257-271.

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