Events noted in 1797

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.

1796 1798


Died: Addison, Joseph son of Dr (16721719)

“Dizionario universale critico enciclopedico della lingua Italiana,” Alberti Di Villanova, Francis D' author of the best French and Italian

Died: Alxinger, John Baptist D' a modern German poet

“A practical treatise on draining Bogs and swampy grounds; with cursory remarks on the originality of Ellungton’s mode of Draining,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“Precis de l'Histoire unirerselle,” Anquetil, Lewis-Peter a French historian

Died: Aquino De Chateau Lyon, Peter Louis son of the preceding

Died: Arntzenius, John Henry son of John Arntzenius

Died: Auvergne, Antoine D' an eminent French musician and composer

Died: Azara, Don Joseph Nicolas D' a Spanish statesman and writer

Died: Bernstorf, John Hartwig Ernest, Count minister of state in Denmark

“State of the Poor,” Boucher, Jonathan a learned English clergyman and philologer

“The military history of prince Frederic Augustus of Brunswick-Lunebourg, &c.” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

Died: Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

“Dudegrede certitude delamedecine,” Cabanis, Peter John George a French physician of considerable eminence

Died: Cadogan, William a physician of considerable note in London

Died: Cowley, Hannah an ingenious and popular dramatic writer

“Days of Yore, a Drama.” Cumberland, Richard a late dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“A Fragment on the India Trade, written in 1791,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Died: Deleyue, Alexander one of the French Encyclopaedists

Died: Dodsley, Robert an English poet and miscellaneous writer

Died: Formey, John Henry Samuel a Prussian writer of various talents

“The Battle of B(a)ng(o)r; or the Church’s triumph a comic-heroic poerh,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

Died: Giorgi, Augustine Anthony an Italian ecclesiastic of considerable learning

Died: Hamilton, Gavin an excellent painter

“Voyage of Nearchus,” Horsley, Samuel a very learned and highly distinguished prelate

Died: Howe, Richard fourth viscount Howe

“Moral Tales in verse,” Hull, Thomas a late dramatic and miscellaneous writer

“Memoirs of the Family of Cavendish,” Kennet, White an English writer

Died: Macklin, Charles the oldest actor

Died: Milner, Joseph a pious and learned divine and ecclesiastical historian

Died: Poissonnier, Peter Isaac a celebrated French physician

“Family Secrets,” Pratt, Samuel Jackson a poet and miscellaneous writer (17491814)

“A Letter to the British Soldiers,” Pratt, Samuel Jackson a poet and miscellaneous writer (17491814)

“Observations on the state of the Body and Mind in Old Age.” Rush, Benjamin an eminent American physician

Died: Sedaine, Michael John a French dramatic writer

“Thoroton’s History of Nottinghamshire, re-published with large additions, and embellished with picturesque and select views of seats of the nobility and gentry, towns, villages, churches, and ruins,” Throsby, John a topographical writer

Died: Toaldo, Joseph a learned Italian meteorologist

“Babylon in the Revelation of St. John, as signifying the city of Rome, considered with reference to the claims of the Roman Church,” Townson, Thomas a late very learned divine

“Common sense, or the plain man’s answer to the question, whether Christianity be a religion worthy of our choice?” Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Died: Walmesley, Charles R

“Pope’s Works;” Warton, Joseph an elegant scholar (17221800)