Events noted in 1796

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.

1795 1797


Died: Allan, David a Scotch portrait and historical painter of the preceding century

“Recueil de voyages au Thibet,” Andrada, Anthony was born about 1580

Died: Arthur, Archibald professor of moral philosophy in the university of Glasgow

Died: Bemmel, Charles Sebastian a landscape painter

Died: Bilguer, John Ulric De a surgeon

“Advice to Hypochondriacs,” Bilguer, John Ulric De a surgeon

Died: Blankenburg, Christian Frederic De a German writer of some note

“A Defence of the pamphlet ascribed to John Reeves, esq. and entitled ‘ Thoughts on the English government,’ addressed to the members of the loyal associations against republicans and levellers,” Brand, John rector of St

“An historical essay on the principles of Political Associations in a state; chiefly deduced from the French, English, and Jewish Histories; with an application of those principles, in a comparative view of the associations of the year 1792, and that recently instituted by the Whig Club,” Brand, John rector of St

“Treatise on the Venereal Disease,” Buchan, William a medical writer of great popularity

“Leonora” Burger, Godfred Augustus a German poet of considerable celebrity in his own country

“Melanges de LitteratureAllemande,” Cabanis, Peter John George a French physician of considerable eminence

Died: Chambers, Sir William an eminent architect

“Papyrus,” Cirillo, Dominick nephew to Nicolas Cirillo

“A collection of English Songs, with an Appendix of Original Pieces,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Voyage a Barrege et dans les hautes Pyrenees,” Dussaulx, John a French writer of distinguished taste and talents

Died: Earle, William Benson a very munificent benefactor

“Chronological Tables from the reign of Solomon to the death of Alexander the Great,” Falconer, Thomas an English gentleman of extraordinary talents and attainments

“A Sermon preached before the university of Cambridge, by H. W. C(6ulthurst)> D. D. &c.” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“On the properties of the Greek and Latin languages,” Horsley, Samuel a very learned and highly distinguished prelate

“A circular Letter to the diocese of Rochester, on the Scarcity of Corn,” Horsley, Samuel a very learned and highly distinguished prelate

“Considerations on the Utility of the National Debt.” King, Edward a learned and philosophical antiquary

“Vestiges of Oxford Castle or, a small fragment of a work intended to be published speedily, on the history of ancient castles, and on the progress of architecture,” King, Edward a learned and philosophical antiquary

“Dissertations on the Prophecies” Levi, David a learned Jew

Died: Maclaurin, John, Lord Dreghorn son of the preceding

Died: Macpherson, James an author whose fame rests chiefly on his being the editor of Ossian’s poems

“Memoirs of a late eminent Advocate,” Melmoth, William, Esq. a learned and worthy bencher of LincolnVinn

“Wreath,” Moser, George Michael an artist of much reputation and amiable character

“Assize Sermon” Nasmith, James a learned divine and antiquary

“Lenore, a tale, translated from the German of Gottfried Augustus Burger,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

Died: Raynal, William-Thomas a French writer of considerable

“Descriptive Catalogue,” Remigius Of Auxerre was a learned French Benedictine monk in the ninth century

Died: Rittenhouse, David an American philosopher and mathematician

“De la Medicine expectative,” Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu a very eminent French surgeon

“De la Medicine operatoire, ou Des Chirurgie qui se pratiquent le plus frequemment,” Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu a very eminent French surgeon

“A complete view of the Dresses and Habits of the People of England, from the establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time.” Strutt, Joseph an ingenious artist

“The sea-sick Minstrel, or Maritime Sorrows,” Tresham, Henry an excellent artist of the English school

“The Lives of John Donne, sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson; by Isaac Walton; with notes, and the Life of the Author,” Zouch, Thomas a learned divine