Wrote Letter 31 of 1680-05-13 (AB 60) to Thomas Gale about little animals in sap and whether little animals are in the air

May 13, 1680
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Text of the letter in the original Dutch and in English translation from Alle de Brieven / The Collected Letters at the DBNL - De Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren.

The original manuscript, written and signed by Leeuwenhoek, is preserved along with both figures at the Royal Society (MS. 1881. L 1. 52.).

Leeuwenhoek dated three letters May 13, 1680, this one and two thank-you notes for his election as a fellow of the Royal Society.