Wrote Letter L-107 of 1680-06-14 to Robert Hooke, a short cover letter

June 14, 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 on one quarto page, written and signed by Leeuwenhoek, is preserved at the Royal Society (MS. 18##. Early Letters L1.59).

Leeuwenhoek wrote this short cover letter to Robert Hooke for Letter L-108 to Thomas Gale, dated the same day, June 14.

My last letter to you was dated May 13th and enclosed a missive addressed to the Honourable Royal Society in which I gave expression to my humble thankfulness for the great honour conferred upon me, besides a letter to your colleague, Mr. Th. Gale, containing a sequel to my previous observations. In compliance to your request I enclose some observations addressed to the aforesaid gentleman. I hope you will like them. Please give my thankful greetings to the Philosophers.

I am and shall remain to the end of my life, Sir,

Your very obedient and obliged servant,