Timeline of events 1712--1719

  • 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.
Date
February 11, 1712 Made will; he and daughter Maria universal heirs
March 25, 1712 microscopist Nehemiah Grew died
August 5, 1712 Appointed guardian of ?
November 8, 1712 Wrote letter of 1712-11-08 (AB 296 SB I) to Anthonie Heinsius
November 8, 1712 Wrote letter of 1712-11-08 (AB 295) to Anthonie Heinsius
November 28, 1712 nephew Adriaan Johannes Swalmius married Agatha Amelia Cocquis
December 17, 1712 Wrote letter of 1712-12-17 (AB 297 SB II) to Anthonie Heinsius
January 1, 1713 Published Cinnaber Naturalis (Natural Cinnabar), Letters 48 - 52 (2nd)
February 28, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-02-28 (AB 298 SB III) to Jan Meerman
March 14, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-03-14 (AB 299 SB IV) to Jan Meerman
March 25, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-03-25 (AB 300 SB V) to Adriaen van Assendelft
March 29, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-03-29 (AB 301 SB VI) to Anthonie Heinsius
June 28, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-06-28 (AB 302 SB VII) to Members of the Royal Society
June 30, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-06-30 (AB 303 SB VIII) to Anthonie Heinsius
October 12, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-10-12 (AB 304) to Hans Sloane
October 24, 1713 Wrote letter of 1713-10-24 (AB 305 SB IX) to Antony Cinck
November 19, 1713 nephew Jan Adriaans Swalmius baptized
December 7, 1713 nephew Adriaan Johannes Swalmius admitted as notary
January 6, 1714 cousin Maarten Pieters Hogenhouck appointed church warden, Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Kerk
January 26, 1714 daughter Maria named as heir in inventory of Bisschop estate
June 22, 1714 Wrote letter of 1714-06-22 (AB 306 SB X) to Members of the Royal Society
August 17, 1714 Andries Jacobs appointed assistant city inspector / wine gauger
August 21, 1714 Wrote letter of 1714-08-21 (AB 307 SB XI) to Members of the Royal Society
October 26, 1714 Wrote letter of 1714-10-26 (AB 308 SB XII) to Members of the Royal Society
November 4, 1714 Wrote letter of 1714-11-04 (AB 309 SB XIII) to Adriaen van Assendelft
November 9, 1714 Wrote letter of 1714-11-09 (AB 310 SB XIV) to Members of the Royal Society
November 17, 1714 newphew Adriaan Johannes Swalmius married Adriana de Bries
November 20, 1714 Wrote letter of 1714-11-20 (AB 311 SB XV) to Members of the Royal Society
January 1, 1715 astronomer Edmond Halley, editor again of Philosophical Transactions from 1715-1719, published only one letter by Leeuwenhoek
January 1, 1715 Published Continuatio Epistolarum (Continuation of the Letters), Letters 53-60 (3rd)
January 11, 1715 Wrote letter of 1715-01-11 (AB 312) to Anthonie Heinsius
March 26, 1715 Wrote letter of 1715-03-26 (AB 313 SB XVI) to Antony Cinck
July 7, 1715 Wrote letter of 1715-07-07 (AB 314 SB XVII) to Antony Cinck
September 28, 1715 Wrote letter of 1715-09-28 (AB 315 SB XVIII) to Gottfried Leibniz
November 18, 1715 Wrote letter of 1715-11-18 (AB 317 SB XIX) to Gottfried Leibniz
March 13, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-03-13 (AB 319 SB XX) to Gottfried Leibniz
May 10, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-05-10 (AB 320 SB XXI) to Hubert Kornelis Poot
May 16, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-05-16 (AB 321 SB XXII) to Gerard van Loon
May 19, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-05-19 (AB 322 SB XXIII) to Gottfried Leibniz
May 22, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-05-22 (AB 323 SB XXIV) to Cornelis Spiering
June 3, 1716 Received medal from faculty at Louvain
June 12, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-06-12 (AB 324 SB XXV) to Antony Cinck
June 22, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-06-22 (AB 325 SB XXVI) to Jan Gerard Kerkherdere
September 17, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-09-17 (AB 326 SB XXVII) to Abraham Cornelis van Bleyswyck
September 28, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-09-28 (AB 327 SB XXVIII) to Herman Boerhaave
November 5, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-11-05 (AB 328 SB XXIX) to Herman Boerhaave
November 17, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-11-17 (AB 329 SB XXX) to Gottfried Leibniz
November 21, 1716 Wrote letter of 1716-11-21 (AB 330 SB XXXI) to Herman Boerhaave
January 16, 1717 cousin Maria Maertens Leeuwenhoek buried
March 2, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-03-02 (AB 331 SB XXXII) to Abraham Cornelis van Bleyswyck
March 6, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-03-06 (AB 332 SB XXXIII) to Members of the Royal Society
March 6, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-03-06 (AB 333 SB XXXIV) to Members of the Royal Society
May 6, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-05-06 (AB 334 SB XXXV) to Ewout van Bleiswijk
May 26, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-05-26 (AB 335 SB XXXVI) to Abraham Cornelis van Bleyswyck
June 8, 1717 Named as neighbor in the inventory of Pieter van der Wilt's property
June 15, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-06-15 (AB 336 SB XXXVII) to Members of the Royal Society
July 6, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-07-06 (AB 337 SB XXXVIII) to Antony Cinck
July 13, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-07-13 (AB 338 SB XXXIX) to Jan Gerard Kerkherdere
August 18, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-08-18 (AB 339 SB XL) to Adriaan Johannes Swalmius
August 26, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-08-26 (AB 340 SB XLI) to Herman Boerhaave
September 10, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-09-10 (AB 341 SB XLII) to Frederik Adriaan van Reede van Renswoude
September 17, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-09-17 (AB 342 SB XLIII) to Members of the Royal Society
October 8, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-10-08 (AB 343 SB XLIV) to Members of the Royal Society
October 22, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-10-22 (AB 344 SB XLV) to Members of the Royal Society
November 20, 1717 Wrote letter of 1717-11-20 (AB 345 SB XLVI) to Members of the Royal Society
December 15, 1717 Received payment from the city for inspector / wine gauger duties
December 23, 1717 Named again as neighbor in the disposition of Pieter van der Wilt's estate
January 1, 1718 Published Send-Brieven (Epistles), Letters I - XLVI
April 1, 1718 cousin Pieter Maartens Leeuwenhoek married Kniertje van der Doe
April 19, 1718 nephew Adriaan Johannes Swalmius married Elisabet van Heering

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