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

Date: 
May 13, 1680
Standard reference information
Cole's number: 
31
AB/CL number: 
60
AB/CL volume: 
3

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.