Events noted in 1790

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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“Africa, Arab, cum notis; excudi curavit I. G. Kickhorn,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

“Historia regum Islamiticorum in Abyssinia,” Abulfeda, Ishmael a learned Arabian geographer and historian

“An essay on a Non-descript, or newlyinvented Disease,” Adair, James Makittrick a physician

“Anecdotes of the Life, Adventures, and Vindication of a Medical Character, metaphorically defunct, by Benjamin Goosequill and Peter Paragraph,” Adair, James Makittrick a physician

“Papers drawn up by him and sir John Sinclair, in reference to a report of a committee of the Highland Society on Shetland Wool,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

Died: Ansart, Andrew Joseph a French historian

“Historia della Vida di M. T. Ciceroni,” Azara, Don Joseph Nicolas D' a Spanish statesman and writer

Died: Basedow, John Bernard an author of some merit on the subject of education

“Memoires historiques et politiques sur la Revolution de France,” Basseville, N. I. Hugon De a Frenchman

“L'Eleve de la Nature,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De a French miscellaneous writer

Died: Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester a French writer of considerable note

“Observations surle Divorce,” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester a French writer of considerable note

Died: Bernard, John Stephen a learned Dutch physician

Died: Blum, Joachim Christian a German poet

Died: Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

Died: Browne, Patrick a naturalist of considerable eminence

“A Letter to the Patentee, concerning the medical properties of Fleecy Hosiery,” Buchan, William a medical writer of great popularity

“Observations sur les Hopitaux,” Cabanis, Peter John George a French physician of considerable eminence

Died: Cochin, Charles Nicholas son of the preceding artist

“A Letter to a Friend on the Test Act,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“The Spanish Pretensions fairly discussed,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“The Spanish Memorial of 4th June considered,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Plan for the publication of a Repertory of Oriental Information,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Reponse aux Memoires de M. de Montalembert, sur la fortification dite perpendiculaire,” Darci

“Lettres a Emilie sur la Mythologie,” Desmoustier, Charles Albert a French dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Le Siege de Cythere,” Desmoustier, Charles Albert a French dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Journal de Physique,” Dolomieu, Deodati-Guy-Silvain-Tancred Gratet De a very able mineralogist

“The History and Antiquities of the parish of Lambeth, in the county of Surrey; including biographical anecdotes of several eminent persons; compiled from original records, and other authentic sources of information.” Ducarel, Andrew Coltee an eminent English civilian and antiquary

Died: Epee, Charles Michel De L' a very ingenious and benevolent French abbé

“Sketches of Church History,” Erskine, John an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

Died: Evans, Evan a Welch divine and poet

“Decouvertes des Francois en 1768 et 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle-Guine,” Fleurieu, Charles Peter Clarel De zm evninmt French hydrographer

Died: Galvani, Lewis from whose name the appellation of Galvanism was given to a supposed new principle in nature

“Review of Dr. Hay’s sermon, entitled, t Thoughts on the Athanasian Creed,' preached April 12, 1790, at the visitation of the archdeacon of Bucks,” Garnham, Rev. Robert Edward an English divine

“A Letter to the right rev. the archbishops and bishops of England; pointing out the only sure means of preserving the church from the dangers that now threaten her. By an Upper Graduate,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Epistola macaronica ad fratrem, de iis quo; gesta stint in nupero Dissentientium conventu,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Carmen seculare pro Gallica gente tyrannicli aristocraticae erepta,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

Died: Gesner, John a canon of Zurich

“Supplement au Contrat Social,” Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip a French writer who attained some share of reputation among the encyclopedists

Died: Guibert, James Antony Hypolitus a French writer on military affairs

“Pliny, ex editione Cortii et Longolii,” Homer, Henry an excellent classical scholar

“Caesar, ex edit. Oudendorp,” Homer, Henry an excellent classical scholar

“Travels.” Ireland, Samuel mentioned in the preceding article

“A. F. Kollarii ad Lambecii commentariorum libros octo, Supplementum liber primus posthumus,” Lambecius, Peter a very learned writer

“A Short Commentary on the Lord’s Prayer; in which an allusion to the principal circumstances of our Lord’s temptation is attempted to be shewn;” Lort, Michael a learned and amiable clergyman

“Letters on Education,” Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

“Observations on the Reflections of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, oo the Revolution in France, in a letter to the Right Hon. the Earl of Stanhope,” Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

Died: Madan, Martin a celebrated preacher and writer

Died: Magalhaens, John Hyacinth De said to be a lineal descendant

“Memoirs,” Maurepas, John Frederic Phelypeaux, Count Of grandson of the count de Pontchartrain

Died: Mignot, Stephen a learned French canonist

Died: Phillips, Thomas a Roman catholic divine

Died: Pine, John an eminent engraver

Died: Pompei, Jerome an Italian poet and a man of letters

“Sketches of the progress of Botany,” Pulteney, Richard a distinguished botanist and able physician

“Amusement, a poetical essay,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

“Concio ad Clerum in Synodo Provinciali Cantuariensis Provincial ad D. Pauli,” Randolph, John the late bishop of London (?–1813)

Died: Reed, Joseph a dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“The Tempest,” Romney, George an eminent modern artist

“Emendationes in Suidam,” Suidas author of a celebrated Greek Lexicon

“Nuovo Giornale de‘ Letterati d’ Italia,” Tiraboschi, Jerome one of the most valuable Italian writers of the last century

“Considerations on the Expediency of revising the Liturgy and Articles of the Church of England,” Watson, Richard a late eminent and learned prelate

“A Defence of Frederic the Great against the count de Mirabeau” Zimmermann, John George an eminent physician and miscellaneous writer