Wrote Letter L-039 of 1676-07-28 to Robert Boyle about the effects of air on ammonia and copper

July 28, 1676
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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 is not preserved at the Royal Society. It is known only by reference in Letter L-040.

Leeuwenhoek wrote this letter to Robert Boyle about the influence of the air on a chemical combination of ammonia and copper. See Boyle under Lean more below for a complete list of the letters mentioning Boyle.

It built on Boyle's article titled "New Experiments about the Weaken'd Spring and Some Un-Observ'd Effects of the Air: Made and Communicated by the Honourable Robert Boyle Esq" in Philosophical Transactions no 120, December 27, 1675. doi: 10.1098/rstl.1675.0050