Events noted in 1799

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: Agnesi, Maria Cajetana an Italian lady of great learning

“Recreations in Agriculture;” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

Died: Arnold, John a very ingenious mechanic of London

Died: Arteaga, Stephen a learned writer on music and poetry

Died: Bertholon, De St. Lazare a French philosopher

Died: Abingdon, Willoughby Bertie earl of

Died: Blackburne, Francis the celebrated author of the “Confessional

Died: Bloch, Mark Eliezer an eminent naturalist

“A Supplement to the same,” Boscawen, William an English miscellaneous writer

Died: Brereton, Owen Salusbury the son of Thomas Brereton

“The Theory of Commerce,” Busch, John George an eminent teacher and writer on commerce

“Selection and Abridgement” Butler, Charles an ingenious writer of the seventeenth century

“Quelques considerations sur l'organization sociale en generale,” Cabanis, Peter John George a French physician of considerable eminence

“Magazin Encyclopedique;” Cabanis, Peter John George a French physician of considerable eminence

“Courier de Londres,” Calonne, Charles Alexander De an eminent but unfortunate French minister

Died: Chapone, Hester an ingenious English lady

Died: Cozens, Alexander a Russian by birth

Died: Denne, Samuel youngest son of the preceding

Died: Dewailly, Charles an eminent French architect

Died: Dussaulx, John a French writer of distinguished taste and talents

“A short Appeal to the Public. By th,e gentleman who is particularly addressed in the Postscript of the Vindication of some passages in the fifteenth and sixteenth chapters of the Decline and Fail of the Roman Empire,” Eyre, Francis a Roman catholic gentleman of Warkworth castle in Northamptonshire

“A Sermon preached on the day of the general fast, Feb. 27, 1799, by Theomophilus Brown,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations,” Groto, Lewis an Italian poet

Died: Guys, Peter Augustine an agreeable French writer

Died: Julien, Simon another able French artist

Died: Ingenhouz, John an eminent physician and chemist

“A Supplement to his Remarks” King, Edward a learned and philosophical antiquary

“Sermons.” Lely, Sir Peter a most capital painter of the reign of Charles II. was born at Soest

Died: Levi, David a learned Jew

Died: Melmoth, William son of the above

Died: Monnier, Peter Charles Le an eminent French astronomer and mathematician

Died: Montgolfier, Stephen James the inventor of air-balloons

Died: Montucla, John Stephen a celebrated mathematician

“History,” Montucla, John Stephen a celebrated mathematician

Died: Morton, Charles a learned physician and antiquary

Died: Oeser, Frederic professor of painting

Died: Pauw, Cornelius De a native of Amsterdam

“The Aristocrat, by the author of the Democrat,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

Died: Pyle, Thomas an English divine

Died: Requeno, Vlncente a learned Spanish Jesuit

Died: Saussure, Horace Benedict De an eminent naturalist

Died: Smellie, William a naturalist of some eminence

Died: Tassie, James a very ingenious artist

Died: Towers, Joseph a political and miscellaneous writer

“Rome at close of the eighteenth century,” Tresham, Henry an excellent artist of the English school

Died: Washington, George commander in chief of the armies

Died: Withering, William an able physician and botanist

Died: Wynne, John Huddlestone a man of some original genius