Events noted in 1745

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“A treatise on Fresh Wounds,” Acrel, Olaus a very eminent Swedish surgeon and physician

“Anecdotes of Russia, under Peter I.” Allainval, The Abbe Leonor-Jean-Christine Soulas D' was born at Chartres (?–1753)

Born: Alvensleben, Philip Charles Count D' a Prussian statesman

Died: Ames, Joseph the celebrated typographical historian

“Bibliotheca scriptorum Mediolanensium,” Argellati, Philip an Italian printer

“De Sanctis Ferentinis in Tuscia Bonifacio ac Redempto episcopis, &c. dissertatio,” Assemani, Joseph Simon keeper of the Vatican

Died: Autreau, Jacques D' a painter from necessity and a poet by taste

“Dissertatio de Mysteriis Eleusinis,” Bachius, John Augustus an eminent lawyer and critic

Died: Barbier, Mary Anne a French lady

“Remarks upon Mr. Warburton’s remarks, shewing that the ancients knew there was a future state, and that the Jews were not under an equal Providence,” Bate, Julius an English divine of the Hutchinsonian principles

“Traite de Taccroissement des Plantes,” Bazin, N. a physician at Strasburgh

“Lettre sur le Polypes,” Bazin, N. a physician at Strasburgh

“Devita B. Torelli Puppiensis commentarius,” Belgrado, James an eminent Italian mathematician

Born: Bellamy, Thomas an English miscellaneous writer

Born: Bemmel, Charles Sebastian a landscape painter

“A Vindication of Mr. George Buchanan’s Paraphrase of the Book of Psalms,” Benson, William an English critic

“An Introduction to Moral Philosophy,” Bentham, Edward canon of Christ-church

“Syntagma dissertationum in Academia Lundensi habitarum,” Benzelius, Henry archbishop of Upsal

“Gul. Leibnitii et Johan. Bernouillii commercium philosophicum et mathematicum,” Bernoulli, John the brother of the preceding

“History of the Gallican Church.” Berthier, William Francis a French writer of considerable note

“Lettre au D sur le nouveau systeme de la Voix,” Bertin, Exuperius Joseph an eminent French anatomist

“Delia poteste e polizia deila Chiesa, trattati due contro le nuove opinion! di Pietro Giannone,” Bianchi, John Antony called by Fabroni Blanchius

Died: Biel, John Christian a Lutheran divine of the last century

Born: Blake, John Bradley a gentleman who was cut off early in life

“Impetum faciens dictum Hippocrati per corpus consentiens, philologice et physiologice illustratum,” Boerhaave, Abraham Kaan professor of medicine in the university of Petersburg

“Livre d' Architecture, &c.” Boffrand, Germain a celebrated French architect

“De la corruption du gout dans la Musique Francaise,” Bollioud-Mermet, Louis a French writer

Died: Bott, John De an architect

“Catalogue of his library,” Boze, Claude Gros De a French antiquary

“Dissertatio Inaug. de Saliva Sanaet Morbosa,” Brocklesby, Richard an eminent English physician

“Constantia, or the Man of Law’s Tale;” Brooke, Henry an amiable and ingenious writer

“Farmer’s Letters,” Brooke, Henry an amiable and ingenious writer

Died: Broome, William was born in Cheshire

Born: Buller, Sir Francis a judge of the court of king’s-bench and common-pleas

“General History of Sicily,” Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

“Amphitheatrum poeticum,” Camus, Antony Le a French physician

“Bibliotheca” Carusius, John Baptist a learned historiographer of Palermo

“Abelard to Eloisa,” Cawthorn, James an English poet

Born: Cels, James Martin a French botanist

“Exposition claire et precise des differens points de doctrine qui ont raport aux matieres de religion,” Chambre, Francis Illharrart De Là an ingenious doctor of the Sorbonne

“Extract of observations made on a voyage to the river of the Amazons,” Condamine, Charles Marie De La chevalier de St

“Brief relation of a voyage to the interior of South America,” Condamine, Charles Marie De La chevalier de St

Born: Cruikshank, William an eminent surgeon and anatomist

Born: De Lolme, John Louis a political writer of great abilities

“A Register of Benefactions to the parish of Shoreditch,” Denne, John an eminent divine and antiquary

Died: Desmaiseaux, Peter a fellow of the royal society of London

Died: Dodd, Charles a Roman catholic historian

“the additional expense he was at in stamping it, and the ungenerous usage he met with from one of the proprietors of u certain monthly pamphlet, who prevailed with most of the common newspapers not to advertise it.” Dodsley, Robert an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“Two Sermons on a rational faith,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“Dissertation on Jepthah’s Vow, occasioned by Romaine’s Sermon on that subject,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“Exercices Francais et Anglais,” Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

“Replique, au nom de M. Desgrouais, a la lettre de l'abbé Desfontaines, inserée dans le 6 e vol. des Jugemens de M. Burlon de La Busbaquerie,” Estrees, Cæsar D' cardinal

“Bramham Park,” Fawkes, Francis a poetical and miscellaneous writer

“The True Patriot,” Fielding, Henry beyond all comparison the first novel-writer of this country

“Dialogues concerning Education,” Fordyce, David professor of philosophy in the Marischal college

“Platonis dialogi quinque, Recensuit, notisque iilustravit, N. Forster, A. M. &c.” Forster, Nathaniel an English divine and scholar of eminence in the last ceatury

“Elementorum artis logico-criticte libri quinque,” Genovesi, Antony or

“De Casibus adversis illustrium virorum sui oevi,” Gratiani, Antonio Maria a learned bishop of Amelia

“Lettere de fra Guittone d'Arezzo con note,” Guittone, D'Arezzo an Italian poet of the thirteenth century

Born: Guldenstaedt, John Antony a celebrated traveller

“Inscriptionis Herseliensis Ubio-Romanse explanatio,” Hartzheim, Joseph a celebrated Jesuit

Born: Hearne, Samuel an enterprising English navigator

“Rake’s Progress” Hogarth, William a truly great and original genius (?–1764)

Died: Howe, Charles the author of a very popular book of “Devout Meditations

“Essays.” Hume, David a celebrated philosopher and historian

“Resurrection of Jesus considered by a Moral Philosopher;” Jackson, John an English divine

Died: Jordan, Charles Stephen a person distinguished more by his connections than by his works

“Physical Experiments upon Brutes,” Langrish, Browne a physician of the last century

“Letters concerning the Plague and other contagious Distempers,” Lobb, Theophilus a physician of considerable reputation

“Practical Geometry,” Maclaurin, Coun an eminent mathematician and philosopher

“An Idea of the ancient and modern Government of Egypt,” Mascrier, John Baptist De a French abbé

“Selfknowledge: a treatise shewing the nature and benefit of that important science, and the way to attain it.” Mason, John a non-conformist divine

“The Mischiefs of faction and rebellion considered,” Masters, Robert a divine and antiquary

Born: Maty, Paul Henry son of the former

“Hope, a poetical essay, in blank verse, on that Christian grace, in three books,” Morell, Thomas an able classical scholar and editor

Born: Munoz, John Baptist a Spanish historian

“New Microscopical Discoveries,” Needham, John Tuberville a philosopher and divine of the Roman catholic persuasion

“Anatomica” Oribasius Julian the Apostate’s physician

“Croonian Lectures on Muscular Motion,” Parsons, James an excellent physician and polite scholar

“Contes de ma Mere l'Oye.” Perrault, Charles younger brother to the preceding

Died: Piazza, Hierom Bartholomew a native of Italy

“Institutiones Chirurgise Rationalis, turn medicae, turn manualis,” Platner, John Zachariah an able physician

“Dialogues of Plato,” Plato the most illustrious of the Greek philosophers

Born: Pye, Henry James a late English poet

“The Superannuated Gallant,” Reed, Joseph a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

Born: Reynolds, Henry Revell a late eminent pbysijcian

Born: Rush, Benjamin an eminent American physician

Died: Shenstone, William eldest son of a plain uneducated country gentleman

“De cultu et Amore Dei,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

“Remarks on the Pretender’s Declaration and Commission,” Webb, Philip Carteret

“Remarks on the Pretender’s eldest Son’s second Declaration, dated the 10th of October 1745, by the author of the Remarks on his first Declaration,” Webb, Philip Carteret

1746

“Glossarium Græcum in sacros N. T. libros. Accedunt miscellanæ critica in glossas nomicas, Suidam, Hesychium, et index auctorum ex Photii lexico inedito,” Alberti, John professor of Divinity in the university of Leyden

“Reflexions sur la Cause generate des Vents;” Alembert, John Le Rond D' an eminent French philosopher

“S. Athanasii interpretatio psalmorum,” Antonelli, Nicholas Maria count of Pergola

“Traite de Renoncules,” Ardene, John Paul De Rome D' brother of the preceding

“De Mercuric,” Arntzenius, Otho brother of the preceding

Born: Atwood, George an eminent mathematician

“Libri Tres posteriores” Averani, Joseph was born at Florence the 19th of March 1662

“Infidelity scourged, or Christianity vindicated against Chubb, &c.” Bate, James elder brother of the preceding

Died: Bergler, Stephen was born at Hermanstadt

“Dissertazione de' vesicatori,” Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

“Due lettere di Fisica,” Bianconi, John Lewis a celebrated Italian philosopher and physician

“Metelemata philologica,” Bidermann, John Theophilus a very learned and voluminous German writer

“Compendium artis Obstetricoe,” Boehmer, Justin Henning a very celebrated German lawyer

Died: Bouhier, John president a mortier of the parliament of Dijon

“Dissertations sur Herodote,” Bouhier, John president a mortier of the parliament of Dijon

“Remarques sur Ciceron” Bouhier, John president a mortier of the parliament of Dijon

Born: Boyd, Hugh a writer who would scarcely have deserved notice

Died: Boyle, Robert the most illustrious philosopher of modern times

“Public spirit illustrated in the Life and Designs of the Rev. T. Bray, D. D.” Brea, Lodovico of Nizza

“An Essay concerning the Mortality of the Horned Cattle,” Brocklesby, Richard an eminent English physician

Died: Brossette, Claude of France

“Caprices d'imagination, on Lettres sur differens sujets,” Bruhier, John James D' Ablaincourt a French physician

“Traite des Fievres,” Bruhier, John James D' Ablaincourt a French physician

Born: Bucquet, John Baptist Michel an eminent French physician

“De rebus ad Velitras gestis commentarius,” Buonamici, Castruccio an Italian historian

“Dissertations sur les apparitions des Anges, des Demons, et des Esprits, et sur les Revenans et Vampires de Hongrie,” Calmet, Augustine a learned Benedictine of the college of St

“Present state of Europe;” Campbell, John an eminent historical

Died: Chapelle, Armand De La minister of the Walloon church at the Hague

“Elements of Algebra,” Clairault, Alexis Claude a celebrated French mathematician and academician

“Explanation of the four paradoxes which are in vogue in our age,” Concina, Daniel a very celebrated Dominican divine

“The dogma of the Roman Church respecting Usury,” Concina, Daniel a very celebrated Dominican divine

“Memoriae Historico-criticae, lib. rariorum,” Condivi, Ascanio of Ripa Transona

“Poems,” Cooke, Thomas a poet and miscellaneous writer

Born: Curtis, William an eminent botanist

Died: D'Antine, Francis D'Antine

Died: Deidier, Anthony a voluminous writer on almost every branch of medicine

“Etrennes aux esprits-forts.” Diderot, Denys of the academy of Berlin

Died: Dorigny, Sir Nicholas an eminent engraver

“Essay on the Coins of France,” Dupre De St. Maur, Nicholas Francis master of the accounts at Paris

“A Treatise concerning religious Affections,” Edwards, Jonathan president of the college of New Jersey

“Treatise on Gunnery.” Euler, Leonard a very eminent mathematician (?–1783)

“Popery destructive of the evidence of Christianity.; a sermon before the university of Oxford, Nov. 5, 1746,” Forster, Nathaniel an English divine and scholar of eminence in the last ceatury

“Rhetorique Franchise, a l'usage des jeunes demoiselles,” Gaillard, Gabriel Henry an elegant French historian

Died: Gendre, Gilbert Charles Le marquis of St

“Hebrew Lexicon,” Guarin, Peter a learned Benedictine

“Dissertation stir la mechanique des Secretions dans le corps humain,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Died: Hanmer, Sir Thomas, Bart. a distinguished statesman and polite writer

“Arithmetica numeralis et literalis,” Hell, Maximilian a learned astronomer

Born: Heritier, Charles Louis L', De Brutelle an eminent French botanist

“A specimen of observations on the Ajax and Electra of Sophocles,” Heusinger, James Frederick was a nephew of the former

“Remarks on a late book entitled ‘An Enquiry into the rejection of the Christian miracles by the Heathens, by William Weston, B. D.’” Hurd, Richard an eminent and accomplished prelate

“Endemial Distempers,” James, Dr. Robert an English physician of great eminence

Born: Jones, Sir William one of the most accomplished scholars in Europe

Died: Knight, Samuel, D. D. an English antiquary and biographer

“Public Virtue, or the Love of our Country,” Lancaster, Nathaniel, D. D. was many years rector of Stamford Rivers

Died: Leapor, Mary a young lady of considerable poetical talent

Died: Lewis, John a learned English divine and antiquary

“Essai sur la Nature de PAme, oft l‘on tache d’expliquer son union avec le corps,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

“Cours de Chirurgie pratique sur les plaies d'armes a feu,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

Born: Low, George a clergyman of Scotland

“Historical notices concerning the amphitheatre at Florence,” Mann I, Dominic Maria an eminent Italian writer

Died: Mongault, Nicolas Hubert an ingenious and learned Frenchman

“I*. Newtoni Elementa Perspective Universalis,” Newton, Sir Isaac the most splendid genius that has yet adorned human nature (16431727)

“Theatrum Botanicum, or Theatre of Plants, or an Herbal of large extent;” Parkinson, John a celebrated old herbalist

“Huomu Physiognomy explained,” Parsons, James an excellent physician and polite scholar

“Le Testament de l'Abbe des Fontaines,” Querlon, Anne Gabriel Meusnier De born at Nantes April 15

Born: Russel, William author of the “History of Modern Europe

“History of Modern Europe,” Russel, William author of the “History of Modern Europe

“An Ode on the present rebellion,” Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day

“An Account of the present rebellion,” Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day

Died: Souchai, Jean Baptiste a French writer who died in 1746

Died: Southern, Thomas an English dramatic writer

“General Theorems,” Stewart, Matthew an eminent mathematician

“De priscis Komanorum literis dissertatio,” Swinton, John a very celebrated English antiquary

“De primogenio Etruscorum alphabeto, dissertatio,” Swinton, John a very celebrated English antiquary

“Sickness,” Thompson, William a scholar and poet of considerable merit

Died: Torcy, John Baptist Colbert, Marquis Of son of the celebrated French minister

Died: Vanloo, John Baptist a portrait-painter

“Pieces diverses de morale et d'amusement,” Vattel, Emer De, an eminent publicist

“The nature of National Offences truly stated. A sermon preached on the general fast-day, Dec. 18, 1745,” Warburton, William an English prelate of great abilities and eminence

“An Apologetical Dedication to the Rev. Dr. Henry Stebbing, in answer to his censure and misrepresentations of the sermon preached on the general fast-day to be observed Dec. 18, 1745,” Warburton, William an English prelate of great abilities and eminence

“A Sermon preached on the Thanksgiving appointed to be observed the 9th Oct. for the suppression of the late unnatural Rebellion,” Warburton, William an English prelate of great abilities and eminence

Died: Warton, Thomas the historian of English poetry

“Superstition,” Warton, Joseph an elegant scholar (17221800)

Born: Watson, James a learned English lawyer

“An Essay on the method of writing History,” Whalley, Peter an English divine and critic

“Sermons,” Wheatley, Charles the author of an excellent illustration of the Book of Common Prayer

Born: White, Joseph an eminent Oriental scholar

Died: Wright, Samuel an eminent dissenting clergyman

1747

“Degli Arcadidilloma,” Antonelli, Nicholas Maria count of Pergola

“Dissertation sur l‘etendue de l’ancienne Jerusalem,” Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

“Recueil de Fables nouvelles en vers,” Ardene, Esprit-Jean De Rome D' a French poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Le Precepteur,” Arnoult, John Baptist an ex-jesuit

“Divus Trajanus, sive de legibus Trajani cornmentarius,” Bachius, John Augustus an eminent lawyer and critic

Born: Barnes, Thomas a learned dissenter

“De felicitate medicorum aucta in terris Brunsvicensis,” Behrens, Conrad Bertold a German physician of note

“Dissertazioni sopra l‘origine deli’ ernia intestinale, &c.” Benevoli, Anthony an Italian surgeon

“La Bradamante,” Bergalli, Louisa an Italian poetess

“Catalogo della iibreria Capponi, con annotazioni in diversi luoghi,” Berti, Alexander Pompey a learned Italian

“Concorde des Epitres canoniques, ou Morale des Apotres,” Besoigne, Jerome a doctor of the Sorbonne

“Delle porte e mura di Roma, con illustrazioni,” Bianchini, Joseph nephew of the preceding

“Corpus juris canonici,” Boehmer, Justin Henning a very celebrated German lawyer

“Nouveau Newcastle, ou Traite de Cavalerie,” Bourgelat, Claude veterinary surgeon

“Modern system of cosmography and general physics,” Brancas Villeneuve, Andrew Francis abbe d'Aulnay

Died: Burette, Peter John born at Paris in 1665

“Porphyry on Abstinence from Meats,” Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

“Alphabetnm Tironianum, seu Notas Tironis expiicandi methodus, cum pluribus Ludovici Pii chartis quae notis iisdem exaratoe sunt.” Carpentier, Peter prior of Doncheri

Died: Carver, Jonathan another unfortunate author in our own country

“About this time Dr. Chapman introduced Mr. Tunstall and Mr. Hall to archbishop Potter, the one as his librarian, the other as his chaplain, and therefore had some reason to resent their taking an active part against him in the option cause, though they both afterwards dropped it. Dr. Chapman’s above-mentioned attack on Dr. Middleton, which he could not parry, and his interposition in defence of his much-esteemed friend Dr. Waterland, provoked Dr. Middleton to retaliate in 1746, by assailing him in what he thought a much more vulnerable part, in his Charge to the archdeaconry of Sudbury, entitled <e Popery the true bane of letters.” Chapman, John was the son of the rev

Died: Cibber, Theophilus son of the above

“The Chronology of the Hebrew Bible vindicated: the facts compared with other ancient histories, and the difficulties explained, from the flood to the death of Moses; together with some conjectures in relation to Egypt during that period of time; also two maps, in which are attempted to be settled the journeyings of the children of Israel,” Clayton, Robert bishop of Clogher

“The man has given me my life, and I have no right in future to mention his behaviour at the card table; although I will never pay him, nor ever keep him company.” Clive, Robert son of Richard Clive

“Frederkian Code,” Cocceius, Samuel son to the preceding

Died: Cochin, Henry an eminent French lawyer

Died: Cohorn, Memnon the Vauban of the Dutch

Died: Crespi, Joseph Maria sometimes called La Spagnuolo

“An Ecce Homo, attended by two Soldiers.” Crespi, Joseph Maria sometimes called La Spagnuolo

“Love in a Mist,” Cunningham, John a poet of considerable reputation

Died: Dandini, Hercules Francis count

“De servitutibus praediorum interpretationes per epistolas,” Dandini, Hercules Francis count

Died: Ficoroni, Francis a famous Roman medallist

Died: Forbes, Duncan a very eminent Scottish lawyer

“Rhinoceros veterum scriptorum monumentis descriptus,” Freytag, Frederic Gotthilf an eminent literary historian

“De fregimine Mentis, quod Medicorum est,” Gaubius, Jerome David an eminent German physician

“Flora Siberica, seu Historia Plantarum Siberise,” Gmelin, John George a physician and eminent botanist

“Anneé du Chretien,” Griffet, Henry a French writer of considerable reputation

“Observations on Plants,” Guettard, John Stephen a French physician and botanist

“Abrege de la vie d'Etienne Fourmont,” Guignes, Joseph De an eminent oriental scholar in France

“PrimsB Lmese Physiologic in usum Praelectionum Academicarum” Haller, Albert De one of the most eminent physicians and philosophers of the eighteenth century

“Bibliotheca scriptorum Coloniensium,” Hartzheim, Joseph a celebrated Jesuit

“The Smart.” Hawkesworth, John an elegant and ingenious English writer

Died: Hedwig, John a celebrated botanist

“Contemplations on the Night and Starry Heavens; and a Winter Piece,” Hervey, James an English divine of exemplary piety and virtue

“Cornelius Nepos,” Heusinger, John Michael a celebrated Saxon divine and scholar

“The Suspicious Husband,” Hoadly, Benjamin eldest son of the bishop of Winchester

Died: Hone, George Paul a lawyer of Nuremberg

Died: Hutcheson, Dr. Francis a philosopher of the Shaftesbury school

“A Sermon preached at the Consecration of Pearce bishop of Bangor,” Jortin, Dr. John a learned English divine

“Croonian Lectures on Muscular Motion,” Langrish, Browne a physician of the last century

“Calendrier perpetuel” Larcher, Peter Henry an eminent French scholar and translator

“The Gentleman’s Magazine,” Lauder, William a native of Scotland

“Reasons for granting Commissions to the Provincial Kings at Arms for visiting their Provinces.” Leake, Stephen Martin a herald and antiquary

“Observations sur les causes et les accidens deplusieurs accouchemens laborieux,” Levret, Andrew an eminent French surgeon and accoucheur

“Islington, 13 Dec. 1727.” Lindsay, John a learned divine (16861768)

“A Compendium of the Practice of Physic,” Lobb, Theophilus a physician of considerable reputation

Born: Logan, John a Scotch divine and poet

Died: Lyttelton, George an elegant English writer

“Observations on the Conversion and Apostleship of St. Paul,” Lyttelton, George an elegant English writer

“Le Droit public de l'Enrope,” Mably, Gabriel Bonnot, Abbe' De a celebrated French political and miscellaneous writer

Died: Maittaire, Michael an eminent classical editor

“Direction pomla conscience d'un roi,” Marchand, Prospeu an author to whom the curious in literary history are greatly indebted

“Histoire de Fenelon,” Marchand, Prospeu an author to whom the curious in literary history are greatly indebted

“Germana quaedam antiquitatis eruditae monumenta, quibus Romanorurn veterum ritus varii, tarn sacri quata profani, turn Grgecorum atque ygyptiorum nonnulli, illustrantur; Romae olim maxima ex parte collecta, ac dissertationibus jam singulis instructa,” Middleton, Conyers a celebrated English divine

Died: Mieris, William called the Young Mieris

“Spenser’s Works,” Morell, Thomas an able classical scholar and editor

“Concordance” Mores, Edward-Rowe an English antiquary descended from an ancient family

“An Ode inscribed to the Memory of the late Earl of Orford,” Newcomb, Thomas son of a worthy clergy

“Leges Marchiarum, or Border Laws; with a preface, and an appendix of Charters and Records relating thereto,” Nicolson, William a learned English prelate and antiquary

Died: Orton, Job an eminent divine among the dissenters

Died: Peyronie, Francis De La first surgeon to the king

Died: Platner, John Zachariah an able physician

“Essai Physique sur i'Economie Animale,” Quesnay, Francis a celebrated French physician

Died: Savage, John the benevolent president of the famous club at Royston*

“St. Caroli Borromei Homilise, prefatione et notis,” Saxi an ecclesiastical historian

“Nova acta eruditorum,” Saxius, Christopher a very learned philologer and literary historian

Died: Seed, Jeremiah an English divine

Born: Seward, William a biographical writer

Died: Shadwell, Thomas an English dramatic poet

Died: Sherlock, Thomas eldest son to the preceding

“Elements of Geometry, with their application to Mensuration of Superficies and Solids, to the determination of Maxima and Minima, and to the construction of a great variety of Geometrical Problems,” Simpson, Thomas professor of mathematics in the king’s academy at Woolwich

Died: Solimene, Francis called L‘Abate Ciccio

Died: Stonhouse, Sir James a pious and worthy baronet

“Preface to a critical enquiry into the opinions and practice of the Ancient Philosophers, concerning the nature of a Future State, and their method of teaching by double Doctrine,” Warburton, William an English prelate of great abilities and eminence

“Observations on the Resurrection,” West, Gilbert a very estimable writer

Born: Wheatley, Francis a late elegant artist (17471801)

Died: Zimmermann, John George an eminent physician and miscellaneous writer

1748

“Posthumous Sermons” Abernethy, John an eminent dissenting minister in Ireland

“Instituzioni analitiche,” Agnesi, Maria Cajetana an Italian lady of great learning

“Reports of Select Cases in all the courts of Westminster hall, tempore William the Third and queen Anne; also the opinion of all the judges of England relating to the grandest prerogative of the royal family, and some observations relating to the prerogatives of a queen-consort,” Aland, Sir John Fortescue lord Fortescue of the kingdom of Ireland

“Notices literaires,” Aldobrandino a native of Florence

“A Catalogue of English heads, or an account of about 2000 prints, describing what is peculiar on each, as the name, title, or office of the person, the habit, posture, age, or time when done, the name of the painter, graver, scraper, &c. and some remarkable particulars relating to their lives,” Ames, Joseph the celebrated typographical historian

Died: Ardene, Esprit-Jean De Rome D' a French poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Ecclesiasticus,” Arnald, Richard an English divine and commentator (17141756)

“Histoire generate cTAllemagne,” Barre, Joseph a canon regular of St

“Relation et essai sur Phistoire de la France equinoxiale,” Barrere, Peter physician of Perpignan

“Proposals for printing Hutchinson’s works,” Bate, Julius an English divine of the Hutchinsonian principles

Died: Beisch, Joachim Francis an artist

“A Letter to a young gentleman,” Bentham, Edward canon of Christ-church

“Lettres sur le nouveau systeme de la Voix, et sur les arteres lymphatiques,” Bertin, Exuperius Joseph an eminent French anatomist

“Principes de la perfection Chretienne et religieuse,” Besoigne, Jerome a doctor of the Sorbonne

Born: Bexon, Gabriel-Leopold-Charles-Ame' a French miscellaneous writer

“Cur homines montani male audiant?” Bidermann, John Theophilus a very learned and voluminous German writer

“Evangelium secundum Matthaeum ex versione Æthiopici interpretis in Bibliis polyglottis Anglicanis editum cum Graeco, c.” Bode, Christopher Augustus a learned professor of the university of Helmstadt

“Lives and writings of eminent physicians and naturalists,” Boerner, Christian Frederick professor of theology at Leipsic

“Livre jaune, contenant quelques conversations sur les logomachies, disputes de mots, abus de termet,” Boze, Claude Gros De a French antiquary

Died: Briggs, William an eminent physician

“Love and Vanity.” Brooke, Henry an amiable and ingenious writer

Born: Brooke, John Charles late Somerset-herald

“A treatise on the art of making common Salt,” Brownrigg, William an eminent physician

Born: Burger, Godfred Augustus a German poet of considerable celebrity in his own country

“Caab Ben-Zohair carmen panegyricum in laudem Mohammedis, &c.” Caab a distinguished Arabian poet

Died: Cambridge, Richard Owen an ingenious English writer

“The Preceptor,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“A Discourse on Providence,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“The time quantity of two eclipses of the moon.” Canton, John an ingenious natural philosopher

“Anacreon,” Capperonnier, John nephew of the preceding

Born: Collingwood, Cuthbert, Lord a brave and excellent English admiral

“Venice,” Concina, Daniel a very celebrated Dominican divine

“The Craftsman;” Cooke, Thomas a poet and miscellaneous writer

Born: Coventry, Francis the eldest son of Thomas Coventry

“Carmina Quadragesimal ia,” Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt an eminent benefactor to the taste

Born: Craig, Sir James Henry a brave officer

“A Translation of the Sermons of St. Chrysostom, with an Introduction and Remarks,” Cramer, John Andrew of another family

“Commentarius de originibus pecunise a pecore ante nummum signatum: accedit ejusdem oratio habita in conventu Academico, cum auspicaret munus Professoris,” Crusius, Christian professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

Died: Danchet, Anthony a French poet

Born: Day, Thomas a poetical and miscellaneous writer

Died: Denton, John an English divine

“Practical Discourses (14) on moral subjects, vol.1.” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Died: Drakenborch, Arnold an eminent classical editor

“De officio prsefectorum Prsetorio,” Drakenborch, Arnold an eminent classical editor

Died: Egerton, Francis third duke of Bridgewater

“Suetonius,” Ernesti, John Augustus was born at Tacnnstadt in Thuringia

Born: Fitzherbert, Sir William of Tissington

“Voyages,” Gellibrand, Henry professor of astronomy at Gresham-college

Died: Giannone was born at Ischitella

Died: Girard, Gabriel an ingenious French writer

Born: Græme, John a young man of Scotland whose genius and learning have been most injudiciously heightened

Died: Gramm, John a learned philologist

“Essay on Health,” Grosvenor, Benjamin a pious dissenting divine

Died: Hecht, Christian a German protestant divine

Died: Hedericus, Benjamin of Haiti

“De usu Dialectorum Orientalium, ac praecipue Arabicae, in Hebraico codice interpretando,” Hunt, Thomas a learned Hebraist

Died: Johnson, Charles a dramatic writer

“Essay on Delicacy,” Lancaster, Nathaniel, D. D. was many years rector of Stamford Rivers

Died: Mallet, David a poet and miscellaneous writer

“Isis,” Mason, William a distinguished poet and divine of the last century

“A Mathematical Atlas, in which all mathematical science is comprised in sixty tables,” Mayer, Tobias one of the greatest astronomers and mechanics of the last century

“Introduction to the elegant arts and sciences;” Meier, George Frederic a German writer on philosophical subjects

“Some remarks on both their performances,” Middleton, Conyers a celebrated English divine

“The Foundling,” Moore, Edward an English poetical and miscellaneous writer

“The History and Antiquities of Colchester,” Morant, Philip a learned and indefatigable antiquary and biographer

“Euripidis Hecnba, Orestes, et Phenissce, cum scholiis antiquis, &c.” Morell, Thomas an able classical scholar and editor

“Liturgia Romana vetus, tria Sacrarnentaria compiectens,” Muratori, Lewis Anthony a learned Italian antiquary

“Tablettes Historiques, Genealogiques, et Chronologiques,” Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

Died: Nollikins, Joseph Francis an artist of Antwerp

“Algebra,” Oughtred, William an English divine

“Harmonia Trigonometrica, or A short treatise on Trigonometry,” Owen, Henry a learned English divine

Died: Perceval, John fifth baronet of the family

“The Turkish Court, or London Apprentice,” Pilkington, Letitia an English wit and poetess

“Miscellaneous Works,” Ralegh, Sir Walter or'Rawlegh

Died: Robinson, Tancred a learned physician and botanist

“History of the general War” Rolt, Richard an English historical and miscella* neous writer

Died: Roques, Peter a pious and learned Protestant clergyman

“Theses anatomico-chirurgicsR,” Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu a very eminent French surgeon

“Considerations on the bill for a general naturalization, as it may conduce to the improvement of our manufactures and traffic, and to the strengthening or endangering of the constitution, exemplified in the revolutions that have happened in this kingdom, by inviting over foreigners to settle among us. With an Inquiry into the nature of the British constitution, and the freedom or servitude of the lower class of people, in the several changes it has undergone,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“The Foreigner’s Companion through the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and the adjacent counties, describing the several colleges and other public buildings, with an account of their respective founders, benefactors, bishops, and other eminent men educated in them,” Salmon, Nathaniel an English antiquary

“Indifference for Religion inexcusable, or, a serious, impartial, and practical review of the certainty, importance, and harmony of natural and revealed Religion,” Squire, Samuel a learned divine

“Remarks upon Mr. Carte’s specimen of the General History of England, very proper to be read by all such as are contributors to that great work,” Squire, Samuel a learned divine

“Bibliotheca Britannico-Hibernica,” Tanner, Thomas an excellent antiquary

Born: Tiedemann, Dieterich a modern German philosopher of considerable eminence

“Icones posthurnse Gesnerianae,” Trew, Christopher James an eminent naturalist

Born: Vicq-D'Azir, Felix -D‘Azir

“An Inquiry into the learning of Shakspeare, with remarks on several passages of his plays,” Whalley, Peter an English divine and critic

“Primitive NewTestament, in English;” Whiston, William an English divine of very uncommon parts and more uncommon learning (16671752)

Born: Wilmot, John Eardley second son of the preceding

Died: Wintringham, Clifton an eminent physician

1749

“Aristaeneti Epistolae, Gr. cum notis,” Abresch, Frederic Louis an eminent Greek scholar and commentator

“Recherches sur la Precession des Equinoxes, et sur la Nutation de l'Axe de la Terre dans le Systeme Newtonien,” Alembert, John Le Rond D' an eminent French philosopher

Born: Alfieri, Victor an eminent Italian poet of the last century

Born: Alter, Francis Charles a German classical scholar critic

“Observations experimentales sur les eaux des rivieres de Seine, de Marne, c.” Amy, N. an advocate in the parliament of Aix

Died: Argota, Jerome Contador B' a learned Portuguese theatine monk

“Dissertations on Ruptures,” Arnaud De Ronsil, Georges a surgeon of some eminence in London

“Memoires d'histoire, de critique & de litterature,” Artigni, Anthony Gachet D' canon of the cathedral church at Vienna

Died: Barnard, Sir John an eminent citizen and alderman of London of the last century

“La science des Ingenieurs dans la concluite des travaux des Fortifications,” Belidor, Bernard Forest De a member of the academies of sciences of Paris and Berlin

Born: Bellenger, Francis doctor of the Sorbonne

“Elementa physiologias,” Bergen, Charles Augustus De a German anatomist and botanist

Born: Berquin, Arnaud a miscellaneous French writer

“Sermons prononcés a Berne a l‘occasion de la decouverte d’une CoiTspiration centre Petat,” Bertrand, Elias an ingenious Swiss writer

Died: Bessel, Godfrey De a learned abbé of the convent of Benedictines of Gottvvich

“De monstris et rebus monstrosis,” Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

Died: Bianchini, Joseph Maria an Italian scholar of the last century

“Notizie storiche deliechiese di Verona,” Biancolini, John Baptist Joseph was born at Verona

“Death of Abel.” Boccage, Mary-Anne Le Page, Du an eminent literary lady of France

“Logica, ordine scientifico in usum. auditorum conscripta,” Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

“The Figure of the Earth, determined by the observations made in South America,” Bouguer, Peter a celebrated French mathematician

Died: Boursier, Lawrence Francis doctor of the Sorbonne

“Natural History, general and particular,” Buffon, George Louis Le Clerc, Count Of the most eminent French naturalist of the eighteenth century

“Translation of Epictetus.” Carter, Elizabeth an English lady of profound learning and genius

Died: Casteels, Peter an artist

“Dissertazione sopra una statua cli marmo trovata nelle campagne di Alesa,” Castello, Gabriel Lancelot an eminent Italian antiquary

“Osservazioni critiche sopra un libro stampato in Catania nel 1747, esposta in una lettera da un Pastor Arcade acl un Accademico Etrnsco,” Castello, Gabriel Lancelot an eminent Italian antiquary

“Traite des sensations et des passions en general,” Cat, Claude Nicholas Le an eminent French physician and surgeon

Born: Cavallo, Tiberius an ingenious philosopher

“A Vindication of the Miraculous Powers which subsisted in the three Centuries of the Christian Church, in answer to Dr. Middleton’s Free Inquiry. By which it is shewn, that we have no sufficient reason to believe, from the Doctor’s reasonings and objections, that no such powers were continued to the church after the days of the Apostles. With a preface, containing some observations on Dr. Mead’s account of the Demoniacs, in his Medica Sacra,” Church, Thomas was born in 1707

Died: Concanen, Matthew a miscellaneous writer of some note in his day

Died: Conti, Abbe Anthony a noble Venetian

“Lettre au sujet du Lithotome Cache*, &c. contre F. Cosme Dissert.” Cosme, John De St. whose family name was Ba­Seillac

Died: Cotton, Nathaniel an English physician

“Observations on a particular kind of Scarlet Fever that lately prevailed in and about St. Alban’s,” Cotton, Nathaniel an English physician

“A Summary of the Life of St. Werburgh, with a historical account of the images upon her shrine (now the episcopal throne) in the choir of Chester. Collected from ancient chronicles and old writers. By a citizen of Chester. Published for the benefit of the Charity -school, Chester,” Cowper, William practised physic many years at Chester with great reputation

Died: Deering, Charles an ingenious but unfortunate physician

“History of Electricity.” Demainbray, Stephen Charles an ingenious electrician

“Essay on the power of Numbers and the principles of Harmony,” Denham, Sir John an eminent English poet

“De antiquis Oratoribus,” Dionysius, Halicarnassensis a historian and critic of antiquity

“A Free Answer to Dr. Middleton’s Free Enquiry,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Born: Du Pan, James Mallet a political writer of much note in France and England

“An Account of the Life of the Rev. David Brainerd,” Edwards, Jonathan president of the college of New Jersey

“An Inquiry into the Qualifications for full communion in the Visible Church,” Edwards, Jonathan president of the college of New Jersey

“The Projection of the Sphere, orthographic, stereograph ic, and gnomonical; both demonstrating the principles, and explaining the practice of these several sorts of projections,” Emerson, William a very eminent mathematician

“The elements of Trigonometry,” Emerson, William a very eminent mathematician

“A letter to his subscribers to the plan and elevation ofan intended addition to Corpus Christi college, in Cambridge,” Essex, Jamks a man whose astonishing knowledge of gothic architecture could only be equalled by his modesty

“Cosrnographie,” Expilli, John Joseph a French writer

“Letters on Negociations” Fevre, Guy De Sieur De La Boderie Or Giudo Fabricius Boderianus

Born: Fitzgibbon, John earl of Clare

“Tractatus de Febribus,” Fizes, Anthony an eminent physician of Montpellier

“A Dissertation upon the account supposed to have been give*i of Jesus Christ by Josephus: being an attempt to show that this celebrated passage, some slight corruptions only excepted, may reasonably be esteemed genuine,” Forster, Nathaniel an English divine and scholar of eminence in the last ceatury

“Phalaris’s Epistles,” Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

Died: Freret, Nicolas an author of profound learning and considerable abilities

“Letters on certain writings of the time” Freron, Elie Catherine a French journalist

“Poetique Françoise,” Gaillard, Gabriel Henry an elegant French historian

“Nouveau Supplement” Goujet, Claude Peter a canon of St

Died: Hall, Henry a learned English divine

“Opuscula Botanica,” Haller, Albert De one of the most eminent physicians and philosophers of the eighteenth century

Died: Haynes, Hopton a strenuous advocate for Socinianism

“De Valetudine Literatorum,” Heerkens, Gerard Nicholas a native of Groningen

Died: Heidegger, John James a very singular adventurer

“An edition of Plutarch on Education, with the version of Xylander corrected, and his own annotations,” Heusinger, James Frederick was a nephew of the former

Born: Holmes, Robert a learned English divine

Died: Huysum, John Van an illustrious painter who surpassed all who have ever painted in his style

“Free and Candid Disquisitions,” Jones, John an English divine of some note for exciting a controversy respecting the Liturgy

Died: Jones, William an eminent mathematician

“there was a sacred friendship a friendship made up of religious principles, which increased daily, by a similitude of inclinations, to the same recreations and studies.” Jones, William a late venerable and pious divine of the church of England

“Spring,” Kleist, Christian Ewald Von a German poet

“Observations sur la cure radicale de plusieurs polypes de la matrice, de la gorge, et du nez, operée par de nouveaux nioyens,” Levret, Andrew an eminent French surgeon and accoucheur

“Elementa Physiologice,” Lieberkuhn, John-Nathaniel a Prusian anatomist

“Pan Sueciciw,” Linnæus, Charles afterwards Von Linne'

“Observations et llemarques sur les eHets du virus cancereux,'‘ &c. ibid. 1748. 4. *’ Posiiiones Anatomico-chirurgicae de capite ejusque vulneribus,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

“Lettre sur la certitude des signes de la mort, avec des observations et des experiences sur les noyes,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

“Elemens de Chymie Theorique,” Macquer, Joseph brother to the preceding

“Osservazioni istoriche sopra isigilli antichi de' secoli bassi,” Mann I, Dominic Maria an eminent Italian writer

Born: Mirabeau, Honore' Gabriel, Comte De well known both by his writings

“Memorie del monistero della santissima Trinita irr Fv.erza,” Mittarelli, John Benedict a learned monk and historian of the order of the Camaldoli

“The Sequel of the Tryal of the Witnesses of the Resurrection being an answer to the exceptions of a late pamphlet, &c. &c. revised by the author of the Tryal of the Witnesses,” Moss, Robert a learned English clergyman

“Paradise Lost, a Poem, in twelve books. The author, John Milton: a new edition, with notes of various authors. By Thomas Newton, D. D.” Newton, Thomas an eminent English prelate

“An Examination of the principles, and an inquiry into the conduct of the two brothers (the Duke of Newcastle and Mr. Pelham),” Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

“Pratique du pilotage,” Pezenas, Esprit a learned Jesuit

Died: Philips, Ambrose an English poet

“Opusculorum Chirurgicorum et Anatomicorum Tomi duo: Dissertationes et Prolusiones,” Platner, John Zachariah an able physician

“Philosophical Principles of natural and revealed Religion, explained and unfolded in a geometrical order,” Ramsay, Andrew Michael frequently styled the Chevalier Ramsay

Born: Randolph, John the late bishop of London (?–1813)

“The Report of the Proceedings and Opinion of the Board of General Officers on their examination into the conduct of Lieutenant-general sir John Cope, &c.” Robins, Benjamin an English mathematician of great genius and eminence (?–1751)

Born: Robinson, Thomas a late eminent divine at Leicester

“Some Reflections on the present state of the nation, principally with regard to her taxes and debts, and on the causes and consequences of them:” Saint-John, Henry lord viscount Bolingbroke

Born: Schultens, Henry Alp.Ert was born Feb. 15

“Traite de la Structure du Coeur, de son Action, et de ses Maladies,” Senac, John a distinguished French physician

“A General Chronological History of the Air, Weather, Seasons, Meteors, &c. for the space of 250 Years,” Short, Thomas a physician of the early part of the last century

“Discourses on Tea, Sugar, Miik, made Wines, Spirits, Punch, Tobacco, &c.” Short, Thomas a physician of the early part of the last century

“The Loci Plani of Apollonius, restored,” Simson, Robert an eminent mathematician

Born: Smith, Charlotte an elegant poetess

Died: Tencin, Claudine, Alexandrine, Guersi, De a lady of considerable talents

“An Epistle to Florio (Mr. Ellis, of Christ-church) at Oxford,” Tyrwhitt, Thomas one of the most eminent scholars and critics of the last century

Born: Vahl, Martin a learned Danish botanist

“History of Languedoc,” Vaissette, Joseph a French historian

Died: Voltaire, Marie-Francis Arouet De the greatest literary character which France produced in the last century

“Analyse cles Mesures des Rapports et des Angles,” Walmesley, Charles R

“Theorie du monument des Aspides,” Walmesley, Charles R

“Works of the Minor Poets,” Walsh, William an English critic and poet

“The Alliance between Church and State corrected and enlarged.” Warburton, William an English prelate of great abilities and eminence

“A Sermon preached before the Lord Mayor, on September 2,” Warner, Ferdinando a very voluminous writer