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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00087
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  212 x 165mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  Dutch
Place:  Leiden
Date:  1729-03-09
Short summary:  Information on the author's intention to resign from his chair of botany and chemistry and to deliver a parting lecture; information on the bearer of the letter, a young relative of the famous Konrad Gesner
Person:  Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738, Chemist, Physician, Botanist, Professor, author
Person:  Ruysch, Frederick, 1638-1731, Botanist, Anatomist, Professor, addressee
Person:  Gesner, Conrad, 1516-1565, Natural historian, Zoologist, Philologist, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  With a transcription of the letter and a German translation
IMAGES
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