Wrote Letter L-247 of 1695-04-10 to Anthonie Heinsius about blood and its circulation in a crab's leg, crystals in evaporated crab blood, and the hairs on a crab's leg

April 10, 1695
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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

Leeuwenhoek wrote this letter about …

Circulation of the blood in the end of the leg of a crab. The blood of the crab. The course of the blood vessels in the leg of the crab. Occurrence of crystals in evaporated blood of the crab. Picture of the crab. Hairs on the leg of the crab.

The manuscript is not the letter as dispatched by L., but the rough copy used by him for the publication of his letters, as appears from the contents.