editor Richard Waller began publishing Leeuwenhoek again in Philosophical Transactions

February 28, 1693

When Richard Waller took over as editor of Philosophical Transactions for volume 17, he published translated excerpts and the figures from two of Leeuwenhoek's letters in no. 196, dated 28 February 1693. The letters had been written thirteen years before, in 1680. In subsequent numbers of volume 17, Waller published another five letters, from 1683, 1685, and 1686.

The first article that he published was titled "The Abstract of Two Letters Sent Some Time Since by Mr. Anth. Van. Leeuwenhoeek to Dr. Gale and Dr. Hooke", most of Letter L-102 of 5 April 1680 and Letter L-106 of 13 May 1680.