Wrote Letter L-177 of 1686-06-10 to members of the Royal Society about seeds of cotton, kapok, Bupariti, and coconuts, the reproduction of shrimp and lobster, and the eggs of shell fish

June 10, 1686
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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 12 quarto pages, written by a copyist and signed by Leeuwenhoek, is preserved at the Royal Society (MS. 1913. Early Letters L2.4). Attached are red-chalk and ink figures pasted to three quarto pages. An English translation is found at Early Letters L2.5.