Wrote Letter 39 of 1683-09-17 (AB 76) to Francis Aston about saliva and bacteria in tartar, nasal hairs and blackheads, skin, fish scales, pores, and calluses

Date: 
September 17, 1683
Standard reference information
Cole's number: 
39
AB/CL number: 
76
AB/CL volume: 
4

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 seventeen quarto pages, written and signed by Leeuwenhoek, is preserved at the Royal Society (MS. 1898. L 1. 69). The ten drawings are lost.