Events noted in 1770

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.

1769 1771


Publication: “The Youth’s Geographical Grammar,” by Addington, Stephen clergyman

Publication: “Exposition sur le Cantique des Cantiques de Salomon,” by Ansart, Andrew Joseph historian

Publication: “Anecdotes sur le famille de Le Fevre, de la branche d'Ormesson,” by Anson, Peter Hubert writer

Publication: “Peregrinations of the Mind through the most general and interesting subjects which are usually agitated in life, by the Rationalist,” by Baker, William a learned printer

Died: Barbazan, Stephen antiquary

Publication: “Miscellanea Sacra” by Barrington, John Shute first lord viscount Harrington (16781734)

Publication: “Les deux amis,” by Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De writer

Publication: “Cour* d'histoire naturelle,” by Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

Publication: “Elemens d'economie publique.” by Beccaria, Bonesana Mauquis Cæsar writer

Publication: “CEnologie, ou Traite de la vigne et des vins,” by Beguillet, Edmund an advocate of the parliament of Dijon

Publication: “Delia Rapid ita delle idee dissertazione,” by Belgrado, James mathematician

Publication: “A physical description of the Earth,” by Bergman, Sir Torbern philosopher

Publication: “Case before the Privy Council,” by Bernard, Sir Francis descended from an ancient and respectable family originally of Yorkshire

Publication: “Course of Mathematics for the Corps of Artillery,” by Bezout, Stephen mathematician

Died: Bielfeld, James Frederick Baron De was born at Hamburgh March 31

Died: Bonamy, Peter-Nicholas antiquary

Publication: “The Death of Legal Hope, the Life of Evangelical Obedience,” by Booth, Abraham a pious and popular dissenting minister of the Baptist persuasion

Died: Boucher, Francis painter

Died: Bouillet, John writer

Publication: “Appendix ad Opuscula;” by Browne, Sir William physician

Publication: “Discourses on the Parables and Miracles of Christ,” by Bulkley, Charles a protestant dissenting minister

Publication: “The Free Enquirer;” by Burgh, James writer

Died: Collet, Peter divine

Died: Cotes, Francis artist

Publication: “Plan d'education publique,” by Coyer, L'Abbé who was born at Baumeles-Nones in Franche-Comtt;

Publication: “Historical collection of South Sea Voyages,” by Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Publication: “Ancient Scottish poems, published from the manuscript of George Bannatyne, 1568,” by Dalrymple, David antiquary

Publication: “Histoire des Maladies de Saint Domingue,” by Desportes, John Baptist Rene' Pouppe'E physician

Died: Ehret, George Dionysius painter

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

Publication: “Supplement au journal d'AoCil 1768, ou examen du livre intitule*, Principes sur la liberte* du commerce des grains.” by Forbonnois, Francis V'Eron De writer

Publication: “Orestes” by Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

Publication: “Letters to the hon. Mr. Justice Blackstone, concerning his exposition of the act of toleration, and some positions relative to religious liberty, in his Commentaries on the Laws of England,” by Furneaux, Pmup clergyman

Publication: “Nouveau parfait Marechal,” by Garsault, Francis Alexander De was grandson of M. de Garsault

Publication: “Dramatic Censor,” by Gentleman, Francis writer

Died: Gibbon, Edward historian

Publication: “Archaeo* logia,” by Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

Publication: “Londres,” by Grosley, Peter John antiquary

Publication: “Chou-King,” by Guignes, Joseph De scholar

Publication: “Dramatic Genius,” by Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

Publication: “Memoirs” by Hollis, Thomas esq. of Corscombe in Dorsetshire; a gentleman whose “Memoirs.” have been printed in two splendid volumes (17201774)

Publication: “Timanthes,” by Hoole, John poet

Publication: “Apollonii Pergaci inclinationum libri duo. Resthuebat S. Horsley,” by Horsley, Samuel prelate

Died: Jones, Henry writer

Publication: “Confessional,” by Jones, William divine

Publication: “Orat. Graec.” by Isæus orator

Died: Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

Publication: “Plutarch” by Langhorne, John poet

Publication: “Theatre Espagnole,” by Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

Died: Long, Roger astronomer

Died: Lyons, Israel son of a Polish Jew

Died: Macquer, Philip lawyer

Publication: “De Bergeries,” by Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

Publication: “Supplices Mulieres,” by Markland, Jeremiah one of the most learned critics of the eighteenth century

Publication: “Methode de Blason,” by Menestrier, Claude Francis Jesuit

Died: Moncrif, Francis Augustin Paradis De a member of the French academy

Died: Nollet, John Anthony a French abbe

Publication: “L'Art des Experiences,” by Nollet, John Anthony a French abbe

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

Publication: “Enumeratio Plantarum Florae Danicge,” by Oeder, George Christian botanist

Publication: “Psalmorum aliquot Davidis Metaphrasis Graeca Joannis Serrani,” by Okely, Francis a learned

Died: Parisot, Peter famous for his adventures

Died: Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

Publication: “A Sermon preached before the Sons of the Clergy at St. Paul’s.” by Percy, Thomas prelate

Died: Ratte, Stephen Hyacinth De astronomer

Died: Rolt, Richard writer

Died: Ruddiman, Thomas critic

Publication: “Les Mceurs, coutumes et usages des anciens peuples, pour servir a l'education de la jeunesse,” by Sabbathier, Francis writer

Died: Senac, John physician

Publication: “Double Falsehood,” by Shakspeare was a considerable dealer in wool

Publication: “Voyage de France, d‘Espagne, de Portugal, et d’ltalie,” by Silhouette, Stephen De writer

Publication: “Domestic Medicine,” by Smellie, William naturalist

Publication: “Xenophon’s History of the Affairs of Greece,” by Smith, William divine

Publication: “De ratione novandi, et pururn reddendi aerem intra nosocornia carceresque,” by Strack, Charles physician

Died: Tartini, Joseph styled by Dr

Publication: “Delia vera Influenza,” by Toaldo, Joseph a learned Italian meteorologist

Publication: “A Letter to the Rev. Mr. John Wesley, relative to his pretended abridgment of Zanchius on Predestination,” by Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

Died: Trublet, Nicholas Charles Joseph a French abb of temporary fame

Publication: “A friendly monitor to the hardened sinner,” by Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Publication: “A token of respect to the Memory of the rev. Mr. Whitfield,” by Venn, Henry divine

Publication: “Meditationes Algebraicae,” by Waring, Edward Lucasian professor of mathematics in the university of Cambridge

Publication: “Theocritus,” by Warton, Thomas historian

Died: Webb, Philip Carteret