Wrote Letter 21 of 1677-10-05 (AB 33) to Henry Oldenburg

Date: 
October 5, 1677
Standard reference information
Cole's number: 
21
AB/CL number: 
33
AB/CL volume: 
2

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


Leeuwenhoek wrote this letter to Henry Oldenburg (who had died a month earler in September) about skin, eels, fleas, and measuring and counting microorganisms.

He enclosed five letters with the testimony of eight credible eye-witnesses to microorganisms in infusions.