Wrote Letter L-375 of 1700-07-27 to Hans Sloane about experiments with the larvae of cheese flies received from Sloane a week earlier and the treatment of his wife's toothache with vitriol

July 27, 1700
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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 his preliminary investigation of the fly larvae that he had received from Hans Sloane a week earlier.

Included interesting story about his wife Cornelia's toothache.

the larvae of cheese-flies; experiments with cheese-flies and sulphur; treatment of toothache with vitriol