Wrote Letter L-240 of 1694-03-19 to the members of the Royal Society refuting George Garden's ideas in Letter L-227 about the role of the ovary and eggs

March 19, 1694
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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

Leeuwenhoek wrote this letter that contained a Dutch translation of an English letter from George Garden, dated 24 August 1693, who argued that the egg and ovaries play an important role in reproduction; Leeuwenhoek disagreed with this view and transcribed his reply to Garden