Events noted in 1769

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1768 1770


“The History of Danish law from the time of king Harold to that of Christian V.” Ancher, Peter Kofod lawyer

Died: Anderson, Walter a native of Scotland

“Traité des Mesures itineraires anciennes et modernes,” Anville, John-Baptiste Bourignon D' first geographer to the king of France (?–1782)

Died: Ardene, John Paul De Rome D' and a priest of the Oratory

“Annee champetre,” Ardene, John Paul De Rome D' and a priest of the Oratory

“Arator,” Arntzenius, John Henry son of John Arntzenius

“Dimostrazione della theoria, &c.” Audiffredi, John Baptist mathematician

“Registrum Roffense,” Ayloffe, Sir Joseph of Framfield in Sussex

“The Endemical Colic of Devon not caused by a solution of lead in the cyder,” Baker, Sir George physician

Died: Ballerini, Peter And Jerom brothers

“History of primary causes,” Batteux, Charles professor of philosophy in the college royal

“L'Heureux viellard,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

“Des principes de la vegetation et de ^agriculture,” Beguillet, Edmund an advocate of the parliament of Dijon

“Apologie de la Religion Chretienne contre l'auteur du Christianisme devoid,” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

“Chronologic historique des baillis et des gouverneurs de Caen,” Besiers, Michael a canon of St

“Of the causes of public happiness,” Besplas, Joseph Mary Anne Gros De doctor of the Sorbonne

“Eloge de Corneille,” Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah poet

“Dissertations sur les Antiseptiques,” Bordenave, Toussaint regius professor and director of the academy of surgery

“The History of Emily Montagu,” Brooke, Frances whose maiden name was Moore

“Fragmentum I. Hawkins completum,” Browne, Sir William physician

“Sicilise et objacentium Insularum veterum inscriptionum nova collectio, cum prolegomenis et notis illustrata,” Castello, Gabriel Lancelot antiquary

“Euxodie,” Chabanon, De writer

“Discours sur Pindar,” Chabanon, De writer

Died: Chappe D'Auteroche, John an eminent French astronomer

“Anecdotes of Painters.” Chatterton, Thomas poet

Died: Chaulnes, Albert Duke De a peer of France

Died: Clarke, Samuel was educated at Pembroke-hall

Died: Cooper, John Gilbert poet

“Gospel Imitation of the Psalms of David, and other holy songs,” Cramer, John Andrew of another family

“Commentarii de Senatu Romano, sub iniperatoribus, &c.” Curtius, Michael Conrad professor of history and rhetoric at Marpurg

“Vox populi Vox Dei, lord Weymouth’s Appeal to the General Court of India Proprietors, considered, 14th August,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Died: Davies, Sneyd physician

Died: Eliott, George Augustus the gallant defender of Gibraltar

“Mechanics, or the doctrine of motion,” Emerson, William mathematician

“A collection of Hymns, adapted to public Worship,” Evans, Caleb a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion at Bristol (17371791)

“The Spanish military History,” Eximeno, Anthony a Spanish ex-jesuit

Died: Facciolati, James orator

“An Essay on the medical virtues of Acids,” Farr, Samuel physician

“An easy Introduction to Astronomy, for young gentlemen and ladies,” Ferguson, James philosopher

Died: Ferrein, Anthony anatomist

Died: Gally, Henry divine

“Le Guide du Cavalier,” Garsault, Francis Alexander De was grandson of M. de Garsault

Died: Gellert, Christian Furchtegott poet

Died: Genovesi, Antony or

“Traité des differentes sortes de preuves qui servent à etablir la verite de l'Histoire,” Griffet, Henry writer

“Delices des Pays Bas,” Griffet, Henry writer

“Two Novels, in Letters, 4 vols. the first and second, entitled Delicate Distress, by Frances the third and fourth, entitled the Gordian Knot, by Henry,” Griffith, Elizabeth writer

Died: Grose, Francis antiquary

Died: Lightfoot, Jofln botanist

Died: Mansi, John Dominique prelate

“Spiritual Letters,” Marin, Michael Angelo writer

Died: Meadowcourt, Richard critic

“A Letter to the right rev. the Lord Bishop of Oxford, from the Master of the Temple, containing remarks upon some strictures made by his grace the late archbishop of Canterbury, in the rev. Mr. Merrick’s Annotations on the Psalms,” Merrick, James divine

“Spicilegium Geographies Hebrseorum exterae, post Bochartum,” Michaelis, John David critic

“Paraphrase and Remarks on the Epistles of Paul to the Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Titus, Timothy, and Philemon,” Michaelis, John David critic

“Du Charbon de terre et de ses Mines,” Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

“On Microscopical, and the Generation of Organized Bodies,” Needham, John Tuberville divine

“Nomenclator Botanicus,” Oeder, George Christian botanist

“Memoirs of the Life, Character, and Writings of Dr. Doddridge.” Orton, Job divine

“An Enquiry into the present state of the Septuagint version of the Old Testament,” Owen, Henry divine

“Greek and English Lexicon,” Parkhurst, John divine

Died: Penrose, Thomas poet

“Journal Historique d'un Voyage faite aux iles Malouines, en 1763 et 1764,” Pernety, Anthony Joseph was born Feb. 15

“Tom Jones,” Reed, Joseph writer

“The History of the reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the sixteenth century,” Robertson, William one of the most illustrious names in modern literature

“Le Manuel des Enfans,” Sabbathier, Francis writer

“Les Saisons,” St. Lambert, Charles Francis De formerly a member of the French academy

“Anni tres Historico-naturales,” Scopoli, John Anthony naturalist

“The Romish Horseleech.” Staveley, Thomas, Esq. a learned gentleman

“Registrum Roffense, or a collection of ancient records, &c. necessary for illustrating the ecclesiastical history and antiquities of the diocese and cathedral church of Rochester, &c. by John Thorpe, late of Rochester, M. D, F. R. S. and published by his son John Thorpe, esq. A. M. F. S. A.” Thorpe, John antiquary

“The Church of England vindicated from the charge of Arminianism; and the case of Arminian Subscription particularly considered; in a Letter to the rev. Dr. Nowell,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

“The Doctrine of absolute Predestination stated and asserted; with a preliminary discourse on the Divine Attributes: translated in great measure, from the Latin of Jerom Zanchius; with some account of his Life prefixed,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

Died: Trew, Christopher James naturalist

Born: Tweddell, John scholar

“Examen historique du government de Sparte,” Vauvilliers, John Francis writer

“The Evidences of Christianity, deduced from Facts, and the Testimony of Sense, throughout all Ages of the Church, to the present Time. In a series of discourses, preached for the lecture founded by the hon. Robert Boyle, esq. in the parish-church of St. James, Westminster, in the years 1766, 1767, 1768; wherein is shewn, that, upon the whole, this is not a decaying, but a growing, Evidence,” Worthington, William divine