Wrote Letter L-210 of 1691-09-18 to Antonio Magliabechi about

September 18, 1691
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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 …

Despatch of a book to Magliabechi and the reply to it.

Mention of some visitors.

Discussion on rust in cereals suggested by the receipt of a treatise by Ramazzini.

Repudiation of spontansous generation.

On the procreation of the eel and on the sharp taste of pepper.

For a long time Leeuwenhoek has not had any contact with the Royal Society.

Willem Blaeu as translator.