Richard Waller wrote to Leeuwenhoek about the receipt of his latest letter and the Royal Society's annual recess

August 19, 1714

Letter Book Original vol ? p. 109

A Letter sent August the 19.1714
to Mr Ant. van Leewenhoek by
R. Waller secr R.S.

Worthy Sir,

Your last with your further observations on the texture of the muscles I received two days since but it being the time of the annual Recesse of the Royal Society till the 21st of Octb next I cannot return the thanks of the Society for your Communications. I shall take care to have them read at their first weekly meeting. But in the mean time thought the proper to advise you of the Receipt therof who am Sir etc
Lond. Augst 29.1714