Events noted in 1771

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

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Died: Alt, Francis Joseph Nicholas Baron D' the descendant of an ancient patrician family of Fribourg in Swisserland

“Essays on Planting,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“Philologica observata,” Antiphanes one of the several ancient Greek comic poets of the same name mentioned by Suidas

“Etats formés en Europe apres la chute de l'empire Romain en Occident,” Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

Died: Argens, John Baptiste De Boyer, Marquis D' one of those writers who contributed to the general desolation of government

“An extract from the case of the obligation of the electors of Eton college to supply all vacancies in that society with those who are or have been fellows of King’s college, Cambridge, so long as persons properly qualified are to be had within that description,” Ashton, Thomas an English divine

“A letter to the Rev. Dr. M. (Morell) on the question of electing aliens into the vacant places in Eton college. By the author of the Extract,” Ashton, Thomas an English divine

“The election of aliens into the vacancies in Eton college an unwarrantable practice. To which are now added, two letters to the Rev. Dr. Morell, in which the cavils of a writer in the General Evening Post, and others, are considered and refuted. Part I. By a late fellow of King’s college, Cambridge.” Ashton, Thomas an English divine

“Curious Discourses,” Ayloffe, Sir Joseph of Framfield in Sussex

“Historique et Litteraire,” Bachaumont, Louis Petit De a French miscellaneous writer

“The duty, circumstance, and benefits of Baptism, determined by evidence,” Barker, Thomas esq. the descendant of an ancient and respectable family at Lyndon in Rutlandshire

“Letlres Venitiennes,” Bastide, John Francis De La a very industrious French writer

“The four poetics, of Aristotle, of Horace, of Vida, and of Boileau,” Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

Died: Beaurain, John De an accurate military geographer

“Introduction generate a l'etude de la Politique, des Finances, et du Commerce,” Beausobre, Lewis perhaps of the same family with the preceding

“Experimenta quibus Electricitas Vindex late constituitur, &c.” Beccaria, John Baptist a monk of the EcolesPies

“Dissertation surTergot, ou ble cornu,” Beguillet, Edmund an advocate of the parliament of Dijon

Born: Bellet, Charles member of the academy of Montanban

“The History and Antiquities of the conventual and cathedral Church of Ely, from the foundation of the monastery, A. D. 675, to the year 1771, illustrated with copper-plates,” Bentham, James prebendary of Ely

“the standard of true elegance,” Berenger, Richard esq. many years gentleman of the horse to his majesty

“Examen du Materialisme, ou refutation du systeme de la Nature,” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester a French writer of considerable note

“Synopsis of the Natural History of Great Britain, &c.” Berkenhout, Dr. John an English miscellaneous writer

Born: Bichat, Maria-Francis-Xavier a very celebrated French physician

“History of Birds” Buffon, George Louis Le Clerc, Count Of the most eminent French naturalist of the eighteenth century

“De Vita et moribus Johannis Burtoni,” Burton, John a learned divine

Died: Burton, John an eminent antiquary

“Coelestes et Inferi,” Calvert, Frederick Lord Baltimore

“On the Spirit of the Gospel,” Campbell, George a very learned divine of the church of Scotland

“Analects in prose and verse,” Carey, George Savile son of the above

“Les Odes Pithiques de Pindare,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

“Cole of Milton.” Cole, William an eminent antiquary and benefactor to the history and antiquities of England

“The shape, skeleton, and foliage of thirty-two species of Trees,” Cozens, Alexander a Russian by birth

“Luther,” Cramer, John Andrew of another family

“Instructions for collecting and preserving Insects; particularly Moths and Butterflies, illustrated with a copper plate,” Curtis, William an eminent botanist

“A Plan for extending the commerce, &c.” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Plan for extending the Commerce of this Kingdom, and of the East India Company, by an Establishment at Balambangan,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Proposition of a benevolent Voyage to introduce Corn, &c. into New Zealand,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“A Letter to sir Robert Ladbroke, &,c. on the confinement of Criminals in separate apartments,” Denne, Samuel youngest son of the preceding

“Sermons on the duties of the great,” Dodd, Dr. William an ingenious divine

“Infancy,” Downman, Hugh an ingenious physician and poet

Died: Duncan, Adam, Lord Viscount an illustrious naval officer

“Huetiana,” Duncombe, John was born 1730

Died: Estrees, Louis Cæsar, Duke D' marshal of France

“Observations philosophiques sur le systeme de Newton, le mouvement de la terre, et la pluralite des mondes,” Feller, Francis Xavier De an ex-jesuit

“La Science des Notaires,” Ferrier, Claude De a learned French civilian

“and Miscellanies, were published at Cambridge in 1633, 4to. The only part that has been correctly reprinted is the ''Piscatory Eclogues,” Fletcher, Giles brother to bishop Fletcher

“The Cozeners,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

“Antiqnitates Sarisburienses,” Fotherby, Martin younger brother of the rev

“Chou King,” Gaubil, Antony one of the French missionaries in China

“Adversariorum varii argument! Liber unus,” Gaubius, Jerome David an eminent German physician

Died: Grey, Dr. Richard an ingenious and learned English divine

“Journal Encyclopedique,” Grosley, Peter John a French antiquary and polite writer

Died: Guyon, Marie-Claude a French historian

Died: Helvetius, Claude Adrian the most remarkable of this family

“The History of sir William Harrington,” Hull, Thomas a late dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“the Natural History of the Human Teeth,” Hunter, John younger brother of Dr

“Labour and Genius.” Jago, Richard an English poet

“Character of prince William Adolphus of Brunswick,” Jerusalem, John-Frederick William an eminent German divine

Died: Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

Died: Klotz, Christian Adolphus an eminent German critic

“On the Diseases of the Army,” Larcher, Peter Henry an eminent French scholar and translator

“The Trial of farmer Carter’s Dog Porter, for murder,” Long, Edward author of a valuable History of Jamaica

Died: Mairan, John James D'Ortous De a French philosopher

“Le Temple de Hymen,” Marechal, Peter Sylvanus a miscellaneous French writer

Died: Martin, Thomas an English antiquary

Died: Mazochi, Alexius Symmachus an Italian philologer and antiquary

Died: Meerman, Gerard a very learned lawyer and pensionary of Rotterdam was born at Leyden in 1722; of his early history

“Grammatica Chaldaica,” Michaelis, John David a celebrated biblical critic

Died: Mitchell, Sir Andrew knight of the bath

“Ad scriptores rerum Itahcarum Cl. Mnratorii accessiones historicge Faventinae,” Mittarelli, John Benedict a learned monk and historian of the order of the Camaldoli

Died: Morgagni, John Baptist an eminent pbysiciain and anatomist

“Thoughts on the Means of improving Watches, and particularly those for the use of the Sea.” Mudge, Thomas an eminent mechanist

“Accessiones ad script, rerum Italic.” Muratori, Lewis Anthony a learned Italian antiquary

“Religious Exercises recommended: or, Discourses on the Heavenly State, considered under the Idea of a Sabbath.” Orton, Job an eminent divine among the dissenters

“Prolusiones,” Palaprat, John seigneur de Bigot

“The Genealogy of Jesus Christ, in Matthew and Luke, explained; and ttie Jewish Objections removed,” Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Died: Pemberton, Henry a learned physician

Died: Petty, William descendant of the preceding

Died: Pitot, Henry an ingenious mathematician

Died: Potter, John archbishop of Canterbury (16741747)

“The Triumph of Fashion, a vision,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

Died: Richardson

“The Walk of Faith,” Romaine, William an English divine and writer of great popularity

Died: Rowning, John an ingenious English mathematician and philosopher

“Elementary Demonstrations of Botany,” Rozier, Francis an eminent agricultural writer

Died: Rutherforth, Thomas an ingenious philosopher and divine

Died: Sandeman, Robert from whom a religious sect is generally named

“History of Norway from the foundation of the kingdom till the time of Harold Haarfager,” Schonning, Gerrard a learned Norwegian

“Remarks on the Encroachments on the Riyer Thames, near Durham Yard,” Sharp, Granville eminent as a Christian

Died: Shaw, Cuthbert an ingenious poet

“Antiquities of Greece” Stockdale, Percival a miscellaneous writer of some learning

“Vera Christiana religio,” Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

“Free Thoughts on the projected Application to Parliament for the Abolition of Ecclesiastical Subscriptions,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

“An Introduction to rhetoric,” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Born: Wood, Robert a polite scholar (17161771)

Died: Yriarte, Juan De a learned and laborious Spanish writer