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Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00532
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  235 x 187mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Leiden
Date:  1743-04-02 (doubtful)
Comments to date:  Year doubtful
Short summary:  Acknowledgement of the reception of the addressee's sixth volume on insects, comments on it and on the author's own research on an animal (polypus fluviatilis), that can be torn in hundreds of pieces, all of which will have their own lives and will develop into full-grown animals
Person:  Van Musschenbroek, Petrus, 1692-1761, Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, Inventor, Professor, author
Subject:  Zoology
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