Wrote Letter 46 of 1685-07-13 (AB 85) to members of the Royal Society about reproduction of trees, transfer of nutrients, male and female trees, hazelnut, comparing reproduction of mammals with reproduction of plants, cross-breeding, and germination

July 13, 1685
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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 thirteen quarto pages, written and signed by Leeuwenhoek, is preserved at the Royal Society (MS. 1905. L 1. 76).