Events noted in 1763

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.

1762 1764


“Programma on the difficulty of measuring the Human Faculties,” Abbt, Thomas a German writer of high character

“Consolatory Epistle to Dr. Schwartz,” Abbt, Thomas a German writer of high character

“Recherches sur les Sentiments Moraux, traduites de l'Allemand de M. Moses Mendelsohn,” Abbt, Thomas a German writer of high character

Died: Abel, Gaspar a native of Halberstadt

“An account of a Blow on the Heart and its effects,” Akenside, Mark an English poet and physician

Died: Ali Bey an adventurer

“Melanges d'histoire naturelle,” Alleon, Dulac John Lewis was born at Lyons

“Forms of Devotion for the closet,” Amory, Thomas a dissenting minister of considerable note

“The Patriot,” Anstey, Christopher an ingenious poet of the eighteenth century

“Memoire sur la necessite de diminuer le nombre des fetes,” Arcere, Louis Etienne priest of the oratory

“Familiar instructions on the diseases of the Urethra and Bladder,” Arnaud De Ronsil, Georges a surgeon of some eminence in London

Died: Arntzenius, Otho brother of the preceding

“Polyxene,” Auvergne, Antoine D' an eminent French musician and composer

“De Catarrho, et de Dysenteria Londinensi, epidemicis utrisque anno 1762, libellus,” Baker, Sir George an eminent physician

“Tablettes Chronologiques” Barbeau De Labruyere, John Lewis born at Paris in 1710

“Horace, edited by Mr. Livie, 1762, 8vo;” Baskerville, John a celebrated printer

“Dr. Jennings’s Introduction to the knowledge of Medals,” Baskerville, John a celebrated printer

“Aphorism! cle cognoscendis et curandis morbis nonnullis ad principia, animalia accommodati.” Battie, William an English physician of considerable eminence (17041764)

“Cours d'Histoire sacree et profane,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De a French miscellaneous writer

“Essais geographiques sur les isles Britanniques,” Bellin, Nicholas geographical engineer of the marine

“Essay sur THorlogerie,” Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

“Museum,” Bertrand, Elias an ingenious Swiss writer

“Dictionnaire Universel des Fossiles propres, etdes Fossils accidentels,” Bertrand, Elias an ingenious Swiss writer

“De primis rei metallicae inventoribus,” Bidermann, John Theophilus a very learned and voluminous German writer

“Lettres familieres,” Bielfeld, James Frederick Baron De was born at Hamburgh March 31

“Instructions for the practice of Surgery in army-hospitals,” Bilguer, John Ulric De a surgeon

“An Ode to the earl of Lincoln on the duke of Newcastle’s Retirement,” Bishop, Samuel late head-master of Merchant Taylors’ school

“Examen de la Confession de Foi du Vicaire Savoyard,” Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah a French poet and miscellaneous writer

Died: Blackwall, Anthony a native of Derbyshire

“Discours sur l'Emulation,” Bollioud-Mermet, Louis a French writer

“Essai sur la lecture,” Bollioud-Mermet, Louis a French writer

“Essai sur la poesie rhythmique,” Bouchaud, Matthew Anthony a law-writer of great reputation in France

Died: Bougainville, John Peter De born at Paris Dec. 1

“Strabo,” Brequigny, Lewis George, Oudard De Feudrix a learned member of the French academy

“Bibliographic Instructive,” Bure, William Francis De an eminent bookseller at Paris

“Appel aux Savans,” Bure, William Francis De an eminent bookseller at Paris

“Reponse a une Critique de la Bibliographic Instructive,” Bure, William Francis De an eminent bookseller at Paris

“Historia gymnasii Patavini,” Burrow, Sir James born in 1701

Died: Byrom, John an ingenious English writer

“Dissertation on Miracles” Campbell, George a very learned divine of the church of Scotland

“Dissertations sur le bois de charpente,” Camus, Antony Le a French physician

“Filial Piety,” Carr, John LL. D. many years an eminent schoolmaster at Hertford

Died: Carteret, John earl Granville

“De Tinteret d'un ouvrage dans le sujet, le plan, et le style,” Cerutti, Joseph Anthony Joachim a French poet and miscellaneous writer

“Letters to the duchess of Lesdiguieres, giving an account of a voyage to Canada,” Charlevoix, Peter Francis Xavier De a learned and industrious French Jesuit

“The Duellist,” Churchill, Charles an English poet of unquestionable genius

“Letters concerning the Spanish nation, written at Madrid during the years 1760 and 1761,” Clarke, Edward son to the preceding

“A Letter of free advice to a young Clergyman,” Clubbe, John rector of Whatfield

“Les Mysotechniques aux enfers,” Cochin, Charles Nicholas son of the preceding artist

Died: Dalin, Olaus Von a learned Swede

Died: Dassier, John medallist to the republic of Geneva

“An humble apology for Christian Orthodoxy,” Delany, Patkick a clergymnn of Ireland

“Nouveaux eclaircissemens sur la vie et les ouvrages de Guillaume Postel,” Desbillons, Francis Joseph Terrasse an elegant Latin poet

Died: Disney, John a learned English divine and magistrate

“Reflections on Death,” Dodd, Dr. William an ingenious divine

Died: Donati, Vitaliano an eminent botanist

“I hope, within this year, to have about twelve dioceses ready for the press;” Ducarel, Andrew Coltee an eminent English civilian and antiquary

Died: Farneworth, Ellis distinguished by translating some capital authors

Died: Fawkes, Francis a poetical and miscellaneous writer

“Astronomical Tables and Precepts, for calculating' the true times of New and Full Moons, &c.” Ferguson, James an eminent experimental philosopher

“A Charge to the Grand Jury of Westminster,” Fielding, Sir John was half brother

“The Mayor of Garrat,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

“The Law of Executions,” Gilbert, Sir Jeffray knt. lord chief baron of the exchequer

“A Decription of Teneriffe, with the Manners and Customs of the Portuguese who are settled there.” Glass, John son of the above

“Metfiodus medendi Morbos, cum prafatione de prsestantia Theorise Hambergeri, prae ceteris,” Hamberger, George Edward professor of chemistry and of the practice of medicine in the university of Jena

Died: Hartzheim, Joseph a celebrated Jesuit

“Twenty Discourses abridged from archbishop Tillotson, c.” Henry, David an ingenious printer

“Jurisprudentia numismatibus illustrata, necnon sigillis, gemmis, aliisque picturis vetustis varie exornata,” Hommel, Charles Frederick a lawyer

Born: Hurdis, James an ingenious poet

Died: Jackson, John an English divine

Died: Joubert, Francis a learned priest of Montpellier

Died: Ilive, Jacob was a printer

“Epistle from lady Jane Gray to lord Guildford Dudley;” Keate, George a very agreeable English writer

Died: King, Dr. William son of the rev

“Dictionnaire de Jurisprudence,” Lacombe De Prezel, Honore brother of the former

“Plantarum Rariorum Horti Upsaliensis Fasciculus Primus,” Linnæus the oldest

Died: Lobb, Theophilus a physician of considerable reputation

“Memoire sur une question anatomique, relatif a la jurisprudence,” Louis, Anthony an eminent French surgeon

“Answer to the capital errors of W. Law,” Madan, Martin a celebrated preacher and writer

Died: Mangeart, Thomas called

Died: Marivaux, Peter Carlet De Chamblain De a celebrated French writer of the drama and of romance

Died: Mason, John a non-conformist divine

“Lettre sur la Bibliographic de Debure,” Mercier, Bartholomew a learned bibliographer and miscellaneous writer

“Poems on Sacred subjects,” Merrick, James an English divine and poet

Died: Mesenguy, Francis Philip a French divine

“Plan of typical Divinity,” Michaelis, John David a celebrated biblical critic

“Apologia pro medicina Empirica,” Musgrave, Dr. William an English physician and antiquary

“Theatre & Oeuvres diverse*,” Panard, Charles-Francis a French poet

“Remarks on Dr. Kennicott’s Letter,” Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

“A Proposal for selling part of the Forest Land and Chaces, and disposing of the produce towards the discharge of that part of the national debt due to the Bank of England; and for the establishment of a National Bank, &c.” Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

“Chinese Miscellanies,” Percy, Thomas a late learned prelate

Died: Pessklier, Charles Stephen member of the academies of Nancy

Died: Pilkington, Letitia an English wit and poetess

“The Importance of the African Expedition considered,” Postlethwayt, Malachi a writer of reputation on subjects of trade and commerce

Died: Racine, Louis son of the preceding

“Disquisitiones Plinianae, sive de utriusque Flinii patria, scriptis, codicibus, editionibus, atque interpretibus,” Rezzonico, Anthony Joseph, Count an excellent scholar

“The Royal Shepherd,” Rolt, Richard an English historical and miscella* neous writer

“The Life of Faith,” Romaine, William an English divine and writer of great popularity

“Nosologica methodica, sistens’morborum classes, genera, et species,” Sauvages, Francis Boissier De the inventor of modern nosology

“Sermons on several occasions” Sharp, Thomas a younger son of the preceding

Died: Smellie, William an eminent accoucheur

“The Principles of Religion made easy to young persons, in a short and familiar Catechism. Dedicated to the late Prince Frederick,” Squire, Samuel a learned divine

“A Letter to the right hon. the earl of Halifax on the Peace,” Squire, Samuel a learned divine

Died: Sykes, Arthur Ashley a divine of the church of England

Died: Tate, Nahum *a well known Psalmodist

“The History of Ireland, vol*. 1.” Warner, Ferdinando a very voluminous writer

“Experience of Medicine;” Zimmermann, John George an eminent physician and miscellaneous writer