Made will; he and daughter Maria universal heirs

Date: 
February 11, 1712

Made will; he and daughter Maria universal heirs (codicil 1732). Jurianus Van Der Cost notary

The complete Dutch text of this will is available in A.J.H. Rozemond's article De testamenten van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek.

In this will, they specify what should happen to their financial instruments, their real estate, and their possessions. No mention is made of Leeuwenhoek's scientific legacy, his microsopes, his other instruments, or his papers. They were accounted for in the will of November 1721.

Document: 

ONA Delft inv. 2621