Chronology of events 1693--1776

  • A date of January 1 in a given year indicates that the year is certain but the month and day are not.
  • Exceptions are public appointments to Deft's city offices, which took effect on January 1 of each year.
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July 6, 1696 Wrote Letter 100 of 1696-07-06 (AB 167) to Nicolaas Witsen
July 10, 1696 Wrote Letter 102 of 1696-07-10 (AB 169) to Members of the Royal Society
July 10, 1696 Wrote Letter 101 of 1696-07-10 (AB 168) to Nicolaas Witsen
July 16, 1696 Wrote Letter 103 of 1696-07-16 (AB 170) to Frederik Adriaan van Reede van Renswoude
July 23, 1696 Wrote letter of 1696-07-23 (AB 171) to Pieter Rabus
August 26, 1696 Wrote Letter 104 of 1696-08-26 (AB 172) to Frederik Adriaan van Reede van Renswoude
August 28, 1696 Wrote letter of 1696-08-28 (AB 173) to Antonio Magliabechi
August 29, 1696 Wrote Letter 105 of 1696-08-29 (AB 174) to Hendrik van Bleyswijk
September 7, 1696 Wrote letter of 1696-09-07 (AB 175) to Antonio Magliabechi
September 12, 1696 Wrote Letter 106 of 1696-09-12 (AB 176) to Anthonie Heinsius
September 27, 1696 Wrote Letter 107 of 1696-09-27 (AB 177) to Hendrik van Bleyswijk
October 26, 1696 Wrote letter of 1696-10-26 (AB 178) to Maarten Etienne van Velden
October 30, 1696 Wrote letter of 1696-10-30 (AB 179) to N.N.
November 1, 1696 Wrote letter of 1696-11-01 (AB 180) to Harmen van Zoelen
November 6, 1696 Received an honorarium from the city for the Sixth Continuation of the Letters
January 1, 1697 Published Sesde Vervolg der Brieven (Sixth Continuation of the Letters), Letters 97 - 107
January 1, 1697 Published Zaden van Boomen (Seeds of Trees), Letters 46, 47 (2nd)
January 1, 1697 Published Tweede Vervolg der Brieven (Second Continuation of the Letters), Letters 61 - 67 (2nd)
January 1, 1697 Published Continuatio Arcanorum Naturae detectorum (Continuation of Nature's Mysteries Disclosed), Letters 93 - 107
February 12, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-02-12 (AB 181) to Maarten Etienne van Velden
February 19, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-02-19 (AB 182) to Hans Sloane
March 25, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-03-25 (AB 183) to Members of the Royal Society
April 5, 1697 Wrote Letter 108 of 1697-04-05 (AB 184) to Members of the Royal Society
June 6, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-06-06 (AB 185) to Antonio Magliabechi
July 1, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-07-01 (AB 186) to N.N.
September 3, 1697 Wrote Letter 109 of 1697-09-03 (AB 187) to Jan van Leeuwen
September 10, 1697 Wrote Letter 110 of 1697-09-10 (AB 188) to Members of the Royal Society
October 12, 1697 cousin Jannetje Maertens (Johanna) Leeuwenhoek married Frans van Trigt
November 2, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-11-02 (AB 189) to Antonio Magliabechi
December 1, 1697 Wrote letter of 1697-12-01 (AB 190) to N.N.
December 10, 1697 aunt Anna Verloo left coins to Maria Thonis and her cousin Magdaleentje
January 1, 1698 Visited by Tsar Peter the Great of Russia. Traveled to Antwerp.
January 1, 1698 Published Onsigtbare Verborgentheden (Invisible Mysteries), Letters 38, 42, 43 (3rd)
January 1, 1698 Published A. van Leeuwenhoeks 41ste Missive, Geschreven aen (written to) de Koninklijke Societeit tot Londen
February 20, 1698 Wrote letter of 1698-02-20 (AB 191) to Antonio Magliabechi
March 21, 1698 Govert Bidloo wrote a letter to Leeuwenhoek
April 17, 1698 Wrote letter of 1698-04-17 (AB 192) to Antonio Magliabechi
May 9, 1698 Wrote Letter 111 of 1698-05-09 (AB 193) to Members of the Royal Society
August 14, 1698 Wrote letter of 1698-08-14 (AB 194) to Antonio Magliabechi
September 20, 1698 Wrote Letter 112 of 1698-09-20 (AB 195) to Anthonie Heinsius
December 17, 1698 Wrote Letter 113 of 1698-12-17 (AB 196) to Harmen van Zoelen
February 1, 1699 Wrote Letter 114 of 1699-02-01 (AB 197) to N.N.
February 28, 1699 Wrote letter of 1699-02-28 (AB 198) to Antonio Magliabechi
April 26, 1699 Wrote Letter 115 of 1699-04-26 (AB 199) to Harmen van Zoelen
June 9, 1699 Wrote Letter 116 of 1699-06-09 (AB 200) to Members of the Royal Society
June 23, 1699 Wrote Letter 117 of 1699-06-23 (AB 201) to Members of the Royal Society
August 5, 1699 Wrote Letter 118 of 1699-08-05 (AB 202) to N.N.
September 1, 1699 Wrote letter of 1699-09-01 (AB 203) to Hans Sloane
September 25, 1699 Wrote Letter 119 of 1699-09-25 (AB 204) to Members of the Royal Society
October 1, 1699 Wrote Letter 120 of 1699-10-01 (AB 205) to N.N.
October 16, 1699 Wrote Letter 121 of 1699-10-16 (AB 206) to Antonio Magliabechi
December 1, 1699 Received payment from city for duties with magistrate's court
January 1, 1700 Visited by Hans Sloane, his editor at Philosophical Transactions
January 2, 1700 Wrote Letter 122 of 1700-01-02 (AB 207) to Hans Sloane
January 14, 1700 Wrote Letter 123 of 1700-01-14 (AB 208) to Nicolaes Boogaert van Belois
May 20, 1700 Wrote Letter 124 of 1700-05-20 (AB 209) to Hendrik van Bleyswijk
May 20, 1700 Wrote Letter 126 of 1700-05-20 (AB 210) to Anthonie Heinsius
June 2, 1700 Wrote Letter 125 of 1700-06-02 (AB 211) to Frederik Adriaan van Reede van Renswoude
June 14, 1700 Wrote Letter 127 of 1700-06-14 (AB 212) to Hans Sloane
June 16, 1700 Wrote Letter 133 of 1700-06-16 (AB 213) to N.N.
July 9, 1700 Wrote Letter 128 of 1700-07-09 (AB 214) to Hans Sloane
July 10, 1700 Wrote Letter 129 of 1700-07-10 (AB 215) to Anthonie Heinsius
July 27, 1700 Wrote Letter 130 of 1700-07-27 (AB 216) to Hans Sloane
August 1, 1700 Wrote Letter 131 of 1700-08-01 (AB 217) to N.N.
September 7, 1700 Wrote Letter 132 of 1700-09-07 (AB 218) to Hans Sloane
October 26, 1700 Wrote Letter 134 of 1700-10-26 (AB 219) to Hans Sloane
December 25, 1700 Wrote Letter 135 of 1700-12-25 (AB 220) to Hans Sloane
January 4, 1701 cousin Lambrecht Huijchs Leeuwenhoek buried
January 28, 1701 Wrote Letter 136 of 1701-01-28 (AB 221) to Hans Sloane
February 9, 1701 Wrote letter of 1701-02-09 (AB 222) to Frederik Adriaan van Reede van Renswoude

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