Events noted in 1800

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.

1799 1801


Died: Alberti Di Villanova, Francis D' author of the best French and Italian

Died: Allan, George esq. an English antiquary

“Selections from his own correspondence with general Washington,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“Origin of Fables and Aflcient Religions,” Bailly, John Sylvanus an eminent French astronomer

Died: Barrington, Hon. Samuel brother to the preceding

“Traite des Membranes,” Bichat, Maria-Francis-Xavier a very celebrated French physician

“Recherches physiologiques sur la vie et sur la mort,” Bichat, Maria-Francis-Xavier a very celebrated French physician

Died: Bingham, George the sixth son of Richard Bingham

Died: Bouille', Marquis De a French nobleman

“A pendhfto the Supplemental Apology, &c.” Boyd, Mark Alexander a Scotch writer of considerable reputation in the sixteenth century

“Sacerdos Parrecialis Rusticus,” Burton, John a learned divine

“On the Circulation of Money,” Busch, John George an eminent teacher and writer on commerce

“Lectures on Ecclesiastical History,” Campbell, George a very learned divine of the church of Scotland

Died: Cappe, Newcome a dissenting minister of the Socinian persuasion

Died: Corilla, Maria Maddelana Fernandez a late celebrated improvisatrice

“Malvina,” Cottin, Sophia De a French lady of considerable talents

“Thoughts of an old Man of independent mind, though dependent fortune,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Died: Darci

Died: Denis, Michael an eminent German bibliographer

Died: Fabricy, Gabriel a French Dominican

“A Modest Apology for the Roman Catholics of Great Britain, addressed to all moderate Protestants,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Critical Remarks,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

“Bardomachia, poema macaronico-Latinum,” Geddes, Alexander a Roman catholic divine

Died: Goussier, John James a learned French physician

“Prospectus d'un traite de geometric physique particuliere du royaume de France,” Goussier, John James a learned French physician

Died: Guignes, Joseph De an eminent oriental scholar in France

“Outlines of a philosophy of the history of Man,” Herder, John Gottfried a German philosopher of the new school

“Rechercher quelles sont les causes de i'endurcissement de tissu cellulaire auquel plusieurs enfans nouveauxnés sont sujets.” Hulme, Nathaniel an English physician

Died: Johnston, Charles author of <c Chrysal

Died: Kastner, Abraham Gothelf an eminent mathematician

Died: Keate, George a very agreeable English writer

Died: Kenyon, Lloyd, Lord lord chief justice of the King’s Bench

“System of the World,” Lambin, Denys a learned Frenchman

Died: Manara, Prosper a statesman and elegant writer

Died: Markland, Jeremiah one of the most learned critics of the eighteenth century

“Edward: various Views of Human Nature, taken from Life and Manners chiefly in England.” Moore, John a medical and miscellaneous writer

“An Examination of the Statutes now in force, relating to the Assize of Bread,” Nasmith, James a learned divine and antiquary

Died: Pegge, Samuel son of the preceding

Died: Piccini, Nicholas an eminent musician

“Adelaide, a tragedy,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

“Reports,” Rose, Samuel a learned barrister

Died: Shaw, Steering the historian of Staffordshire

“Fasti Consulares” Sigonius, Charles a learned Italian

“The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, containing an account of the Navigation of the ancients, from the sea of Suez, to the coast of Zanguebar: with dissertations,” Vincent, William the late learned dean of Westminster

“At any leisure I get busied in finishing the last volume of Mr. Warton’s History of Poetry, which I have engaged to do, for the booksellers are clamorous to have the book finished (though the ground I am to go over is so beaten) that it may be a complete work.” Warton, Thomas the historian of English poetry

“Monthly Magazine,” Willan, Robert a learned physician

“The number of Primitive Colours in Solar light on the precession of the Equinoxes; Principles of Natural philosophy,” Young, Matthew the very learned bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduacb

“An Attempt to illustrate some of the Prophecies of the Old and New Testament,” Zouch, Thomas a learned divine