Wrote Letter L-008 of 1674-04-16 to Henry Oldenburg about the delivery of his letters and asking Oldenburg to befriend van Conincxbrugh

April 16, 1674
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Text of the letter in the original Dutch and in English translation from Alle de Brieven. The Collected Letters at the DBNL - De Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren

The original manuscript on one folio page, written and signed by Leeuwenhoek, is preserved at the Royal Society (MS. 1831. Early Letters L1.3).

Leeuwenhoek wrote this short letter to Henry Oldenburg about forwarding his mail.

mentions Beijeren and Conincxbrugh from Zoetemeer.

"One can never tell what may happen to one in a foreign country."