Wrote Letter XXXIII of 1717-03-06 (AB 332) to Members of the Royal Society

Date: 
March 6, 1717
Standard reference information
Cole's number: 
223
AB/CL number: 
332
AB/CL volume: 
18

Text of the letter in the original Dutch and in English translation in Alle de Brieven / The Collected Letters is not yet available at the DBNL - De Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren.

The original manuscript is lost.

In this letter, Leeuwenhoek returns to structures that he had often studied: tendons and muscle fibres of a sheep, a flea, an ox, a honeybee, an oyster and a mussel.

Figures

Three figures that came with this letter. The original drawings have been lost. The three figures have been brought together on one plate facing p. 326 in Send-Brieven and p. 318 in Epistolae Physiologicae.