Timeline of events 1702--1712

  • 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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January 1, 1702 Published Sevende Vervolg der Brieven (Seventh Continuation of the Letters), Letters 108 - 146
February 9, 1702 Wrote Letter 144 of 1702-02-09 (AB 233) to Hendrik van Bleyswijk
February 14, 1702 Wrote Letter 145 of 1702-02-14 (AB 234) to Members of the Royal Society
April 19, 1702 cousin Cornelis Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1670-1702) buried
April 20, 1702 Wrote Letter 146 of 1702-04-20 (AB 235) to Karl von Hessen-Kassel
April 20, 1702 Wrote letter of 1702-04-20 (AB 236) to Karl von Hessen-Kassel
April 28, 1702 Wrote letter of 1702-04-28 (AB 237) to Members of the Royal Society
December 8, 1702 Wrote letter of 1702-12-08 (AB 238) to John Chamberlayne
December 25, 1702 Wrote letter of 1702-12-25 (AB 239) to Members of the Royal Society
February 5, 1703 Wrote letter of 1703-02-05 (AB 240) to Members of the Royal Society
February 26, 1703 Wrote letter of 1703-02-26 (AB 241) to Members of the Royal Society
March 3, 1703 Robert Hooke died
November 3, 1703 Wrote letter of 1703-11-03 (AB 242) to Hans Sloane
November 3, 1703 Wrote letter of 1703-11-03 (AB 243) to Members of the Royal Society
December 4, 1703 Wrote letter of 1703-12-04 (AB 244) to Members of the Royal Society
January 1, 1704 Tried to resign from city inspector / wine gauger job
January 1, 1704 Published Vervolg der Brieven (Continuation of the Letters), Letters 53 - 60 (3rd)
January 8, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-01-08 (AB 245) to Members of the Royal Society
February 1, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-02-01 (AB 246) to Members of the Royal Society
February 11, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-02-11 (AB 247) to Petrus Valckenier
March 21, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-03-21 (AB 248) to Members of the Royal Society
July 22, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-07-22 (AB 249) to Members of the Royal Society
September 16, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-09-16 (AB 250) to Members of the Royal Society
October 3, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-10-03 (AB 251) to John Chamberlayne
November 4, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-11-04 (AB 252) to Members of the Royal Society
December 13, 1704 Wrote letter of 1704-12-13 (AB 253) to Members of the Royal Society
January 1, 1705 Peter Stout appointed assistant wine gauger
March 3, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-03-03 (AB 254) to Members of the Royal Society
March 3, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-03-03 (AB 255) to John Chamberlayne
March 12, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-03-12 (AB 256) to Antonio Magliabechi
March 27, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-03-27 (AB 257) to Members of the Royal Society
April 24, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-04-24 (AB 258) to Members of the Royal Society
May 25, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-05-25 (AB 259) to Members of the Royal Society
December 18, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-12-18 (AB 260) to Francesco Corner
December 29, 1705 Wrote letter of 1705-12-29 (AB 261) to Members of the Royal Society
March 7, 1706 Wrote letter of 1706-03-07 (AB 262) to Govert Bidloo
March 7, 1706 Visited by Govert Bidloo
March 19, 1706 Wrote letter of 1706-03-19 (AB 263) to Members of the Royal Society
April 20, 1706 Wrote letter of 1706-04-20 (AB 264) to Members of the Royal Society
June 1, 1706 Wrote letter of 1706-06-01 (AB 265) to Members of the Royal Society
December 1, 1706 Wrote letter of 1707-00-01 (AB 266) to Angelus van Wikhuysen
May 17, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-05-17 (AB 267) to John Chamberlayne
July 1, 1707 At age 74, his 75th publication in Philosophical Transactions
July 5, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-07-05 (AB 268) to Members of the Royal Society
July 12, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-07-12 (AB 269) to Members of the Royal Society
July 25, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-07-25 (AB 270) to Members of the Royal Society
August 10, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-08-10 (AB 271) to Antonie Heinsius
October 18, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-10-18 (AB 272) to Members of the Royal Society
November 22, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-11-22 (AB 273) to Members of the Royal Society
December 6, 1707 Wrote letter of 1707-12-06 (AB 274) to Members of the Royal Society
January 1, 1708 Published Arcana Naturae Microscopiorum (Nature's Mcroscopical Mysteries), 19 Letters from 28 - 52 (3rd)
January 1, 1708 Wrote letter of 1708-01-01 (AB 275) to Members of the Royal Society
April 29, 1708 daughter Maria Thonis named to receive a bequest from the will of her Bisschop cousins
May 8, 1708 Bought neighboring property on Nieuwstraat
June 29, 1708 Wrote letter of 1708-06-29 (AB 276) to Members of the Royal Society
August 28, 1708 Wrote letter of 1708-08-28 (AB 277) to Members of the Royal Society
October 9, 1708 Wrote letter of 1708-10-09 (AB 278) to Members of the Royal Society
September 10, 1709 Wrote letter of 1709-09-10 (AB 280) to John Chamberlayne
September 10, 1709 Wrote letter of 1709-09-10 (AB 279) to Hans Sloane
November 22, 1709 Wrote letter of 1709-11-22 (AB 281) to John Chamberlayne
January 14, 1710 Wrote letter of 1710-01-14 (AB 282) to Members of the Royal Society
January 26, 1710 cousin Elisabeth Maertens Leeuwenhoek married Leonard van Amsterdam
February 2, 1710 Wrote letter of 1710-02-21 (AB 283) to Members of the Royal Society
June 6, 1710 Wrote letter of 1710-06-06 (AB 284) to Members of the Royal Society
November 11, 1710 Wrote letter of 1710-11-11 (AB 285) to Members of the Royal Society
December 4, 1710 Visited by Zacharias Conrad von Uffenbach
August 15, 1711 Wrote letter of 1711-08-15 (AB 286) to Anthonie Heinsius
August 18, 1711 Wrote letter of 1711-08-18 (AB 287) to James Petiver
September 22, 1711 Wrote letter of 1711-09-22 (AB 288) to Members of the Royal Society
November 23, 1711 Wrote letter of 1711-11-23 (AB 289) to Anthonie Heinsius

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