Events noted in 1767

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1766 1768


Died: Abauzit, Firmin was born at Uzes on the llth of November 1679

“A Discourse on reforms in Surgical Operations,” Acrel, Olaus physician

“Tyrolis chorographia delineata e Petro An-ich et BlasioHueber, curante Ign. Weinhart.” Anich, Peter astronomer

“L'Esprit de la Ligue; ou histoire politique des troubles de France pendant les 16 et 17 siecles,” Anquetil, Lewis-Peter historian

“An Elegy on the death of the marquis of Tavistock,” Anstey, Christopher poet

Died: Antonelli, Nicholas Maria count of Pergola

Died: Asselin, Giles Thomas doctor of theSorbonne

“Le Botaniste Francis,” Barbeu Du Bourg, James physician

“The pillars of Priestcraft and Orthodoxy shaken.” Baron, Richard a dissenting minister

“Critica Hebraea, or a Hebrew-English Dictionary without points,” Bate, Julius divine

“Eugenie,” Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De writer

“A Caution to Great Britain and her Colonies, in a short representation of the calamitous state of the enslaved negroes in the British dominions,” Benezet, Anthony an American philanthropist

“Philodamus,” Bentley, Richard was a man of various and considerable accomplishments (?–1782)

“A Magazine of Police and Administration, in alphabetical order,” Bergius, John Henry Louis writer

“Descriptiones plantarum ex Capite Boinc Spei,” Bergius, Peter Jonas physician

“A collection of Latin and French poems,” Bignicourt, Simon De a counsellor of the presklial of Rheims

“Joseph,” Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah poet

“De l'influence cles Belles-lettres sur la Philosophic,” Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah poet

“Pseudo-critica Millio-Bengeliana,” Bode, Christopher Augustus a learned professor of the university of Helmstadt

“Regulus,” Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

“Observations and Inquiries relating to various parts of Ancient History: containing Dissertations on the wind Euroclydon, and on the Island Melite, together with an account of Egypt in its most early state, and of the Shepherd Kings; wherein the time of their coming, the province which they particularly possessed, and to which the Israelites afterwards succeeded, is endeavoured to be stated. The whole calculated to throw light on the history of that ancient kingdom, as well as on the histories of the Assyrians, Chaldeans, Babylonians, Edomites, and other nations,” Bryant, Jacob one of the most learned English scholars of the eighteenth century

Died: Burnett, James lord Monboddo

“A Tour to the East in the years 1763 and 1764, with remarks on the city of 'Constantinople and the Turks. Also select pieces of Oriental wit, poetry, and wisdom,” Calvert, Frederick Lord Baltimore

“Projet d'aneaniirla Petiteverole,” Camus, Antony Le physician

Died: Carpentier, Peter prior of Doncheri

“Cours abrege d'osteologie,” Cat, Claude Nicholas Le physician

“Six Assemblies; or Ingenious Conversations of learned men among the Arabians, &c. formerly published by the celebrated Schultens, in Arabic and Latin, with large notes and observations, &c.” Chappelow, Leonard scholar

Died: Colman, George an eminent dramatic author and manager

Died: Cowper, William practised physic many years at Chester with great reputation

Died: Crusius, Christian professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

“Opuscula ad historiam et humanitatis literas spectantia,” Crusius, Christian professor of eloquence at Wittemberg

“Account of Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean before 1764,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Died: Denne, John antiquary

“Sermon at the Consecration of Bishop Moss, in 1766,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“The Sick Man’s Companion; or the Clergyman’s Assistant in visiting the Sick; with a Dissertation on Prayer,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“The Prayer, on laying the foundation stone of the Salisbury infirmary, subjoined to dean Greene’s Infirmary Sermon,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“The arithmetic of infinites, and the differential method, illustrated by examples. The elements of the conic sections, demonstrated in three books,” Emerson, William mathematician

“Tables and Tracts, relative to several arts and sciences,” Ferguson, James philosopher

“Examen des faits qui servent de fondement a la religipn Chretienne,” Francois, Laurence writer

“Examination of the Apologists for Christianity,” Freret, Nicolas an author of profound learning and considerable abilities

Died: Ged, William artist

“Rhetoric,” Gibbons, Thomas divine

“State of his Collation,” Gill, John divine

“Traite de Peloquence de barreau,” Gin, Peter Louis Claude writer

Died: Goujet, Claude Peter a canon of St

“Sermons,” Griffet, Henry writer

“De l'exploitation des Bois, ou moyen de tirer parti des taillis demi futayes et hautes futayes;” Hamel Du Monceau, Henry Lewis Du writer

“The Amaranth” Harte, Walter divine

“Anni rustici Januarius,” Heerkens, Gerard Nicholas a native of Groningen

“Ephemerides Astronomical ad meridianum Vindobonensem,” Hell, Maximilian a learned astronomer

Born: Hone, Nathaniel was born in Dublin in 1767

“Syntagma Dissertationum et Opuscula,” Hyde, Dr. Thomas writer

“Edgehill,” Jago, Richard poet

“Theorie des Lois,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Died: Lye, Edward antiquary

“Answer to the narrative of facts respecting the rectory of Aldwinckle,” Madan, Martin writer

Died: Marin, Michael Angelo writer

“Nautical Almanac, and Astronomical Ephemeris.” Maskelyne, Nzvil mathematician

Died: Massac, John Baptist painter

Died: Maubert, De Gouvest, John Henry a noted political adventurer

Died: Menard, Leo a counsellor in the presidial court at Nismes

“Annotations, critical, &c. on the Gospel of St. John, to the end of the third chapter,” Merrick, James divine

“Prometheus” Morell, Thomas scholar

“De recto philosophies recentis in theologia 'usu, dissertatio,” Munoz, John Baptist historian

“Remains of Japhet being historical inquiries into the affinity and origin of the European languages,” Parsons, James physician

“In Thorns? Dempsteri Libros de Etruria regali Paralipomena, quibus tabula? eidem operi additsG illustrantur. Accedunt dissertatio de re numaria Etruscorum; de nominibus Etruscorum; et notoe in tabulas Eugabinas, auctore I. Baptista Passerio,” Passeri, John Baptist antiquary

Died: Perau, Gabriel Louis Calabre a French author

Died: Postlethwayt, Malachi writer

Died: Premontval, Peter Le Guay De of the academy of sciences at Berlin

“History of Electricity,” Priestley, Joseph divine (17331804)

“Dido,” Reed, Joseph writer

Died: Rolli, Paul Antonio a learned Italian

Born: Rose, Samuel a learned barrister

Died: Russel, George a man of learning and ingenuity

“A Letter to Archdeacon Blackburn,” Rutherforth, Thomas divine

“The Life of Maecenas,” Schomberg, Isaac one of a family of physicians of some note in their day (?–1780)

“Comparative History of the Increase and Decrease of Mankind in England, and several countries abroad, &c.” Short, Thomas physician

Died: Silhouette, Stephen De writer

“Sermons,” Soanen, John son of Matthew Soanen

“Inquiry into the principles of Political Œconorny” Stewart-Den Ham, Sir Jamks writer

“Elementa Physicae,” Torre, John Maria De La philosopher

“Clandestine Marriage,” Townley, James a learned master of Merchant Taylors’ school

Died: Vattel, Emer De, an eminent publicist

“The History of the Rehellion and Civil War in Ireland,” Warner, Ferdinando writer

“Monumenti Inediti,” Winkelman, Abbe John antiquary

Died: Yorke, Philip a relation of the Hardwicke family

Died: Zincke, Christian Frederick painter