Events noted in 1798

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.

1797 1799


“Indica cum Bonav. Vulcanii interpret. Lat.” Arrian a celebrated historian and philosopher

Died: Bender, Blaise Colomban, Baron De a field-marshal in the Austrian service

Died: Beroldingen, Francis De an eminent mineralogist

“A Letter to lady Loughborough, in consequence of her presentation of the colours to the Bloomsbury and Inns of Court Association with a public letter to the university of Oxford,” Abingdon, Willoughby Bertie earl of

“Odes, Epodes, and Carmen Seculare.” Boscawen, William an English miscellaneous writer

“The Progress of Satire, an essay, in verse, with notes, containing remarks on ‘The Pursuits of Literature’,” Boscawen, William an English miscellaneous writer

“Discourses, &c. Letters, and Memoirs of his Life, by Richard Cecil, A.M.” Cadogan, William Bromley grand nephew of the preceding

“An Essay on the Medicinal properties of Factitious Airs, with an Appendix on the nature of Blood,” Cavallo, Tiberius an ingenious philosopher

“Life of Mr. Cadogan,” Cecil, Richard a late clergyman of the church of England

“Claire d'Albe,” Cottin, Sophia De a French lady of considerable talents

“Observations on the Zoonomia of Dr. Darwin, by Thomas Brown, esq.” Darwin, Erasmus a physician and poet

Died: Donn, Abraham an ingenious mathematician

“Mes rapports avec J. J.Rousseau,” Dussaulx, John a French writer of distinguished taste and talents

Died: Eckhel, Joseph Hilary an eminent antiquary and medallist

“Doctrina munmorum veterum,” Eckhel, Joseph Hilary an eminent antiquary and medallist

“Sermons,” Erskine, John an eminent divine of the church of Scotland

Died: Eximeno, Anthony a Spanish ex-jesuit

“A Reply to the Rev. Ralph Churton, &c.” Eyre, Francis a Roman catholic gentleman of Warkworth castle in Northamptonshire

“Travels through the Middle Settlements in North America,” Faithorne, William a very celebrated engraver

Died: Garnham, Rev. Robert Edward an English divine

“A New-year’s gift to the good people of England, being a sermon, or something like a sermon, in defence of the present War,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Athenian Letters,” Green, John an English prelate

Died: Hamilton, Sir William a gentleman of great eminence in the literary and political world

“the Defence of the Kingdom,” Horsley, Samuel a very learned and highly distinguished prelate

Died: Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

“View of the Deistieal writers,” Leland, John an eminent writer in defence of Christianity

“Tracts relating to Natural History,” Linnæus, Charles afterwards Von Linne'

Died: Masters, Robert a divine and antiquary

Died: Nivernois, Louis-Jules Mancini, Duke Of was born at Paris

“The Inquisitor, a tragedy in five acts, altered from the German by the late James Petit Andrews and Henry James Pye,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

Died: Ramler, Charles William a German poet of great celebrity in his own country

Died: Rhunken, David ao eminent scholar

Died: Ruffhead, Owen a law and miscellaneous writer

Died: Rush, Benjamin an eminent American physician

“Essays, literary, moral, and philosophical,” Rush, Benjamin an eminent American physician

Died: Sanchez, Thomas Anthony a learned Spaniard

“Bibl. Hispana.” Sanchez, Thomas Anthony a learned Spaniard

Died: Spallanzani, Lazarus a celebrated modern naturalist

“The Nurse,” Tansillo, Lewis an Italian poet

Died: Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Died: Waring, Edward Lucasian professor of mathematics in the university of Cambridge

“Letters” Wilkes, Richard an English antiquary and physician

“The good Schoolmaster, exemplified in the character of the rev. John Clarke, M. A. formerly fellow of Trinity college, Cambridge, and successively master of the Schools of Skipton, Beverley, and Wakefield,” Zouch, Thomas a learned divine