Wrote Letter L-038 of 1676-07-28 to Henry Oldenburg; now lost

July 28, 1676
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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 is not preserved at the Royal Society. It is known only by reference in Letter L-040.

Leeuwenhoek wrote this letter to Henry Oldenburg, but it is lost; it was not published and there is no manuscript. The enclosure to Robert Boyle, Letter L-039, is also lost.

Beginning of Letter L-040 of 9 October 1676:

My last letter to you was that of July 28th with enclosure to Mr. Boyle.