Events noted in 1764

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.

1763 1765


Publication: “Thoughts on the dismission of Officers, civil and military, for their conduct in Parliament,” by Adair, James lawyer

Publication: “Œuvres posthumes,” by Ardene, Esprit-Jean De Rome D' writer

Publication: “Gazette litteraire de l'Europe,” by Arnaud, Francis writer

Publication: “The Companion to the Playhouse,” by Baker, Henry naturalist

Died: Barre, Joseph a canon regular of St

Publication: “Tractatus de morbis venereis,” by Bassius, Henry anatomist

Publication: “Abreg6 de Phistoire des Insectes,” by Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

Publication: “Delle senzazioni del calore, e del freddo, dissertazione,” by Belgrado, James mathematician

Publication: “Les droits de la religion sur le coeur de rhomme,” by Bellet, Charles member of the academy of Montanban

Publication: “The history of the life of Jesus Christ, taken from the New Testament; with observations and reflections proper to illustrate the excellence of his character, and the divinity of his mission and religion,” by Benson, George a learned and eminent dissenting teacher

Publication: “Observationum medicarum quse anatomise superstructae sunt, collectio prima,” by Benvenuti, Joseph surgeon

Publication: “Elements primitifs des Langues, &c.” by Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

Publication: “An Essay on the History of Learning,” by Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

Publication: “Course of Mathematics for the use of the Marine, with a treatise on Navigation,” by Bezout, Stephen mathematician

Publication: “De antiquitate sodinarum metallicarum,” by Bidermann, John Theophilus writer

Publication: “Dissertation sur l‘inutilite de l’Amputation,” by Bilguer, John Ulric De surgeon

Publication: “Letters between col. Robert Hammond, governor of the Isle of Wight, and the committee of lords and commons at Derbyhouse, general Fairfax, lieut.-general Cromwell, commissary general Ireton, &c. relating to king Charles I. while he was confined in Carisbrooke-castle in that island. Now first published. To which is prefixed a letter from John Ashburnham, esq. to a friend, concerning his deportment towards the king, in his attendance on his majesty at Hampton-court, and in the Isle of Wight,” by Birch, Thomas writer

Publication: “Contemplations of Nature” by Bonnet, Charles philosopher

Publication: “Œconomical and Medical Observations from 1738 to 1763, tending to the improvement of Medical Hospitals,” by Brocklesby, Richard physician

Publication: “Remarks.” by Brown, John writer

Publication: “Sunday Thoughts,” by Browne, Moses vicar of Olney in Buckinghamshire

Publication: “Considerazioni sopra le cose della grandezza dei Romani, trad, del Montesquieu,” by Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

Publication: “Reflessioni critiche sopra ii carattere e le gesta d'Alessandro Magno,” by Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

Publication: “Heureusement,” by Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

Publication: “Œconomy of the Gospel,” by Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

Publication: “History of the establishment of Christianity, taken from Jewish and Pagan authors alone,” by Bullet, John Baptist writer

Publication: “Sermons,” by Burton, John divine

Publication: “Dissertations on the Gout, and all Chronical diseases,” by Cadogan, William physician

Died: Cantwell, Andrew a native of Tipperary in Ireland

Died: Carter, Elizabeth an English lady of profound learning and genius

Publication: “Eloge de Rameau,” by Chabanon, De writer

Publication: “Sur le sort de la poesie, en ce siecle philosophe, avec un dissertation sur Homere,” by Chabanon, De writer

Died: Cheselden, William anatomist

Publication: “Independence” by Churchill, Charles poet

Died: Cobden, Edward a chaplain in ordinary to George II. was educated at Trinity college

Publication: “Pulcheria Commersonia.” by Commerson, Philibert doctor of physic

Publication: “VerVert,” by Cooper, John Gilbert poet

Publication: “Comfort for the Afflicted under every affliction, with suitable devotions,” by Dodd, Dr. William divine

Publication: “Charge to the Clergy of the archdeaconry of Berks,” by Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

Publication: “A Letter to the Proprietors of East-India Stock, on the subject of lord dive’s Jaghire, occasioned by his lordship’s letter on that subject,” by Dunning, John Lord Ashburton

Publication: “The Patron,” by Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

Publication: “I, fugias, celeri volitans per nubila cursu,” by Fox, Charles James one of the most illustrious statesmen of modern times

Died: Furietti, Joseph Alexander antiquary

Publication: “L'Homme de lettres,” by Garnier, John James writer

Publication: “Lettere Accademiche,” by Genovesi, Antony or

Publication: “Timoleon,” by Harpe, John Francis De La one of the ablest French writers of the last century

Died: Henley, Anthony an English gentleman of parts and learning

Publication: “The Earl of Warwick,” by Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

Publication: “India Tracts,” by Holwell, John Zephaniah a learned English gentleman

Died: Horrebow, Peter astronomer

Publication: “Memoirs” by Jackson, John divine

Publication: “On Canine Madness,” by James, Dr. Robert physician

Publication: “The Suffolk Traveller,” by Kirby, John Joshua eminent for his talents in perspective

Publication: “Vindiciie Horatianae,” by Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Publication: “Stratonis epigrammata, uunc primum edita,” by Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Publication: “Epistolae Homericae,” by Klotz, Christian Adolphus critic

Died: Lafitau, Peter Francis was born in 1685

Publication: “The System of the World.” by Lambert, John Henry astronomer

Publication: “New method of computing the sums of a great number of infinite series.” by Landen, John mathematician

Publication: “Projet d‘un canal et d’un pont sur les cotes de Picardie,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Publication: “Le Fanatisme de Philosophes,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Publication: “Necessit6 d‘une reforme dans l’administration de la justice et des lois civiles de France,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Publication: “La Dime royale,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Publication: “Memoire sur la lgitimite des naissances pr^tendues tardives,” by Louis, Anthony surgeon

Publication: “The History of Henry the Second,” by Lyttelton, George writer

Publication: “Mathematical Institutions,” by Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

Publication: “Biographia Philosophica, or Lives of Philosophers,” by Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

Publication: “The Merry Philosopher, or Thoughts on Jesting,” by Meier, George Frederic writer

Publication: “Annotations, critical and grammatical, on chap. I. v. 1 to 14 of the Gospel according to St. John,” by Merrick, James divine and poet

Publication: “Academy of Inscriptions at Paris,” by Michaelis, John David critic

Born: Morland, George artist (?–1804)

Born: Newland, Peter a Dutch author

Born: Nieuwland, Peter professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Leyden

Publication: “Elementa Botanica,” by Oeder, George Christian botanist

Publication: “Three Discourses on Eternity, and the Importance and Advantage of looking at Eternal Things,” by Orton, Job divine

Publication: “Simula, quibus Siciliae veteris rudera, additis antiquitatum tabulis illustrantur,” by Orville, James-Philip D' critic

Publication: “Observations on the Four Gospels, tending chiefly to ascertain the times of their publication, and to illustrate the form and manner of their composition,” by Owen, Henry divine

Born: Pacuvius, Marcus poet

Died: Panard, Charles-Francis poet

Publication: “The Case between Gerizirn and Ebal,” by Parry, Richard rector of Wichampton in Dorsetshire

Publication: “Five Pieces of Runic Poetry,” by Percy, Thomas prelate

Publication: “Consultation en faveur des Naissances tardives,” by Petit, Anthony anatomist

Publication: “The History of the Life of Reginald Pole,” by Phillips, Thomas divine

Publication: “Astronomy,” by Pingke, Alexander Guy astronomer

Publication: “Concorde de la Geographic des differens ages,” by Pluche, Antony writer

Publication: “Harmonic des Pseaumes et de PEvangile,” by Pluche, Antony writer

Died: Pompadour, Jane, Antoinette, Poisson marchioness of

Died: Pontoppidan, Eric bishop

Publication: “Tr. des Obligations,” by Pothier, Robert Joseph son of a counsellor to the presidial of Orleans (16991772)

Publication: “Almena,” by Rolt, Richard writer

Publication: “Essai historique-critique sur l'origine de la puissance temporelle des Papcs,” by Sabbathier, Francis writer

Publication: “Lt-s quaires parties du jour” by St. Lambert, Charles Francis De formerly a member of the French academy

Publication: “A Treatise of the Colica Pictonum, or Dry Belly-ache,” by Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day (?–1780)

Died: Smith, George of Ch'uhester

Publication: “Sapientia angelica de Divina Providentia,” by Swedenborg, Emanuel a Swedish enthusiast

Publication: “Emendationes in Suidam, in quibus plurima loca veterum Grsecorum, Sophoclis et Aristophanis imprimis, cum explicantur turn emenclantur,” by Toup, Jonathan critic

Publication: “Eciaircissemens sur les Mceurs,” by Toussaint, Francis Vincent writer

Died: Tull, Jethro a gentleman of an ancient family in Yorkshire

Publication: “The Complete Duty of Man, or a System of Doctrinal and Practical Christianity. Designed for the use of families,” by Venn, Henry divine

Publication: “The History of the Modern Taste in Gardening.” by Walpole, Horace third and youngest son of sir Robert Walpole (?–1797)

Died: Whytt, Robert physician

Publication: “Some Enquiries concerning the first inhabitants, learning, and letters of Europe, by a member of the Society of Antiquaries, London;” by Wise, Francis antiquary

Publication: “The Use, Value, and Improvement, of various Readings shewn and illustrated, in a Sermon preached before the University of Oxford, at St. Mary’s, on Sunday Oct. 18, 1761,” by Worthington, William divine