Events noted in 1755

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Publication: “Observations on the Origin and Use of the Lymphatic vessels,” by Akenside, Mark poet and physician

Died: Allein divine

Publication: “Pedemontii stirpium rariorum specimen primum,” by Allioni, Charles physician

Born: Alxinger, John Baptist D' poet

Publication: “Eclaircissement sur la carte du Canada,” by Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

Died: Argellati, Philip an Italian printer

Publication: “Kalendaria ecclesise universas,” by Assemani, Joseph Simon keeper of the Vatican

Publication: “Otia astronomica,” by Audiffredi, John Baptist astronomer

Publication: “De affectibus animi et morbis hide oriundis, dissertatio habita Cantabrigiae in scholis publicis, 5 kalend. Feb. 1755,” by Baker, Sir George physician

Died: Ballard, George antiquary

Publication: “An Introduction to the Italian language,; containing specimens both of prose and verse. Selected from Francisco Redi, Galileo Galilei, &c. &c. &c. With a literal translation and grammatical notes, for the use of those who being already acquainted with grammar, attempt to learn it without a master,” by Baretti, Joseph was born at Turin about the year 1716

Died: Barrere, Peter physician

Publication: “L'etre pensant,” by Bastide, John Francis De La writer

Publication: “The integrity of the Hebrew text, and many passages of Scripture vindicated from the objections and misconstructions of Mr. Kennicott,” by Bate, Julius divine

Publication: “A reply to Dr. Sharp’s review and defence of his dissertations on the scripture meaning of Berith. With an appendix in answer to the doctor’s discourse on Cherubim, part I.” by Bate, Julius divine

Died: Belsunce, Henry Francis Xavier De bishop

Publication: “Anatomes experimentalis, pars prima et s’ecunda,” by Bergen, Charles Augustus De anatomist

Publication: “Physique des corps animus,” by Bertier, Joseph Stephen of the oratory

Publication: “Lettera sull' insensibilita,” by Bianchi, John Baptist anatomist

Publication: “Pensees et reflections philosophiques,” by Bignicourt, Simon De a counsellor of the presklial of Rheims

Died: Bingham, Joseph writer

Publication: “Memoirs of the Court of Augustus,” by Blackwell, Thomas writer

Publication: “Fragmenta Veteris Test, ex versione Æthiopici interpretis, et alia quaedam opuscula Æthiopica,” by Bode, Christopher Augustus a learned professor of the university of Helmstadt

Died: Bonneval, Claudius Alexander De count

Publication: “The Nativity and Humiliation of Jesus Christ, practically considered.” by Browne, Moses vicar of Olney in Buckinghamshire

Publication: “Traite des Alimens,” by Bruhier, John James D' Ablaincourt physician

Publication: “Tableau de gouvernement de PAllemagne,” by Buat-Nancay, Louis Gabriel Du chevalier and count of Nanay

Publication: “Notes on Lord Bolingbroke’s Philosophical Writings,” by Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

Publication: “Museum Typographicum,” by Bure, William Francis De bookseller

Died: Burman, Gaspard is said to have been the son of the preceding

Publication: “An Epistle to a Gentleman of the Temple.” by Byrom, John writer

Publication: “The Fakeer,” by Cambridge, Richard Owen writer

Publication: “Nouveaux Sujetsde Peintureetde Sculpture,” by Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

Publication: “Mcmoires sur la peinture a Pencaustique,” by Caylus, Anne Claude Philip De Tubiere De Grimoakd De Pestels De Levis, Count De a very celebrated amateur and patron of the arts

Publication: “Essai apologetique sur F Inoculation,” by Chais, Charles divine

Died: Chapelle, Claude Emanuel Lullier poet

Publication: “An Analysis of the Philosophical Works of the late lord Bolinghroke,” by Church, Thomas was born in 1707

Publication: “Hist, generale du Port Royal,” by Clemencet, Charles was born at Painblanc

Born: Cocceius, Samuel was born at Francfort on the Oder

Publication: “The wisdom of Solomon, wisdom of Jesus the son of Sirach, or Ecclesiasticus.” by Dalrymple, David antiquary

Publication: “Immortality, or the Consolation of human life, a Monody,” by Denton, Thomas clergyman

Publication: “Histoire de Constance, minister de Siam,” by Deslandes, Andrew Francis Boltreau writer

Publication: “L'Orycthologie ou Traite des pierres, des mineraux, des metaux et autres Fossiles,” by Dezallier, D'Argenville, Antony-Joseph naturalist

Publication: “Letter to the Author of Considerations on the Act to prevent Clandestine Marriages; with a Postscript occasioned by Stebbing’s Enquiry into the annulling Causes,” by Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Publication: “Essai du Dictionnaire Historique de la Medicine ancienne et moderne,” by Eloy, Nicholas Francis Joseph physician

Died: Erskine, David lord Dun

Publication: “Lord Dun’s Advices.” by Erskine, David lord Dun

Publication: “Essai sur les grandes operations de la Guerre,” by Espagnac, John Baptist Joseph De Sahuguet Damarzil, Baron D' writer

Publication: “Polychorographie,” by Expilli, John Joseph writer

Born: Fabre D'Eglantine, Philip Francis Nazaire one of the agents in the French revolution

Died: Fagan, Christopher Barthelemi writer

Publication: “Voyage” by Fielding, Henry writer

Born: Florian, John Peter Claris De writer

Publication: “Remarks on the rev. Dr. Stebbing’s Dissertation on the power of states to deny civil protection to the Marriages of Minors, &c.” by Forster, Nathaniel divine

Born: Fourcroy, Anthony Francis an eminent French chemist

Publication: “Ad numismata regum veterum anecdota aut rariora accessio nova,” by Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

Publication: “Literary and Philosophical Dissertations,” by Gamaches, Stephen Simon writer

Publication: “Essay towards giving some just ideas of the personal character of count Zinzendorf, the present advocate and ordinary of the brethren’s churches,” by Gambold, John bishop

Publication: “Manners and Customs of the French, in the different periods of the monarchy,” by Gendre, Louis Le historian

Died: Gervaise, Armand Francis having studied ethics with success

Publication: “Lettre a un Amateur de Peinture,” by Hagedorn, Frederic poet

Publication: “Disputationes Chirurgicae selects,” by Haller, Albert De one of the most eminent physicians and philosophers of the eighteenth century

Publication: “De Immortalitati Animse.” by Hay, William writer

Publication: “An Essay towards a new Version of Job,” by Heath, Benjamin lawyer

Died: Helvetius, John Claude son of the above

Publication: “Theron and Aspasio or, a Series of Dialogues and Letters on the most important subjects,” by Hervey, James divine

Publication: “Oblectamenta Juris Feudalis, sive Grammaticaj Observationes jus rei clientelaris, et antiquitates Germanicas, varie illustrantes,” by Hommel, Charles Frederick lawyer

Publication: “The Delicacy of Friendship, a seventh dissertation; addressed to the author of the sixth,” by Hurd, Richard prelate

Publication: “A System of Moral Philosophy,” by Hutcheson, Dr. Francis philosopher

Publication: “Ancient and Modern Rome,” by Keate, George writer

Died: Lafitau, Joseph Francis writer

Publication: “An investigation of some theorems, which suggest several very remarkable properties of the circle, and are at the same time of considerable use in resolving Fractions, &c.” by Landen, John mathematician

Publication: “Collection Academique” by Larcher, Peter Henry scholar

Publication: “An essay on general History, ancient and modern,” by Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Publication: “We read some books to save others the trouble.” by Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim writer

Publication: “Voyage au labyrinthe du jardin du roi,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Died: Maffei, Francis Scipio writer

Died: Mallet, Edmund was one of the writers in the French Encyclopedic

Publication: “On the new construction of the Globes,” by Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

Publication: “A translation of Caesar’s Commentaries,” by Mascrier, John Baptist De a French abbé

Born: Merry, Robert poet

Publication: “Curse in versionem Syriacam Actuurn Apostolorum,” by Michaelis, John David critic

Publication: “Les Droits de l'etat et du prince sur les biens du clerge,” by Mignot, Stephen a learned French canonist

Died: Montague, Edward Wortley only son of the preceding lady Mary

Publication: “The French Gazette;” by Montucla, John Stephen mathematician

Publication: “Lettre sur ^Instrument de Roonhuysen,” by Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

Died: Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

Publication: “Tablettes de Themis,” by Nantigni, Louis Chazot De a celebrated genealogist

Publication: “Miscellanea Literaria Argentoratensia,” by Oberlin, Jeremiah James scholar

Publication: “The intent and propriety of the Scripture Miracles considered and explained,” by Owen, Henry divine

Publication: “The Basiliade,” by Pilpay is the name of an ancient fabulist

Publication: “History of Norway,” by Pontoppidan, Eric bishop

Died: Quirini, Angelo Maria cardinal

Died: Racine, Bonaventure historian

Publication: “The present state of the Arts in England,” by Ramsay, Allan painter

Publication: “A Collection of the moral sentences in Pamela, Clarissa, and Grandison,” by Richardson, Samuel writer

Publication: “Herbarium Amboinense,” by Rumph, George Everard a doctor of physic in the university of Hanau

Publication: “History of Aleppo” by Russel, Alexander physician

Publication: “Letters on the English Nation, by Battista Angeloni, a Jesuit, who resided many years in London. Translated from the original Italian by the author of the Marriage Act,” by Shebbeare, John writer

Publication: “Observations upon the sentence of the conspirators against the king of Portugal,” by Shirley, James poet

Publication: “Memoirs des commissaires du roi et de ceux de sa majeste Britamuque stir les possessions et les droits respectifs des deux couronnes en Amerique,” by Silhouette, Stephen De writer

Publication: “Apologiedu sentiment de Monsieur de chevalier Newton, sur Pancienne chronologie des Grecs, contenant des reponses a toutes les objections qui y ont ete faites jusqu'a present.” by Stewart-Den Ham, Sir Jamks writer

Publication: “The Lord’s Supper explained upon Scripture principles.” by Taylor, John a learned dissenting teacher

Publication: “Elements of Civil Law,” by Taylor, John critic

Publication: “History and phenomena oi Vesuvius,” by Torre, John Maria De La philosopher

Publication: “A Vindication of the Power of the State to prohibit Clandestine Marriages, &c.” by Tunstall, James divine

Publication: “Marriage in Society stated, &c. in a second Letter to Dr. Stebbing,” by Tunstall, James divine

Publication: “Bolingbroke, or a dialogue on the origin and authority of Revelation,” by Warner, Ferdinando writer

Publication: “A free and necessary enquiry whether the Church of England in her Liturgy, and many of her learned divines in their writings, have not, by some unwary expressions relating to Transubstantiation and the real presence, given so great an advantage to papists and deists as may prove fatal to true religion, unless some remedy be speedily supplied; with remarks on the power of priestly absolution,” by Warner, Ferdinando writer

Publication: “Physiological Essays,” by Whytt, Robert physician

Publication: “Miscellaneous Correspondence,” by Wildbore, Charles mathematician (1717–?)

Publication: “History and antiquities of the Town, hundred, and deanry, of Buckingham,” by Willis, Browne antiquary

Died: Wilson, Thomas bishop