Wrote Letter L-324 of 1697-07-01 to Luca Giamberti to request that he send Magliabechi's gift book by a freighter from Cologne via Düsseldorf to Dordrecht

July 1, 1697
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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 date this letter was written is unclear. From the text, it would have been in June or July.

This letter is mentioned by Leeuwenhoek in his Letter L-330 of 2 November 1697 to Antonio Magliabechi

You entrusted that Book to the Very Noble Mr. Luca Giambertius, who, as you thought, had already reached Düsseldorf at that time.

Having been informed of these facts, I wrote to Düsseldorf to this Very Noble Gentleman, requesting him to send the book with which you presented me by a freighter which used to sail from Cologne via Düsseldorf to Dordrecht, a town in Holland, because in that way the book would no doubt reach me.

Hereupon, in a letter of 19 July 1697, the Very Noble and Very Learned Gentleman replied that Mr Lotty, a physician in Florence, had left for Holland two days before and that he had taken this opportunity to ask this Mr Lotty to deliver your present to me.