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


“The Youth’s Geographical Grammar,” Addington, Stephen a dissenting clergyman

“Exposition sur le Cantique des Cantiques de Salomon,” Ansart, Andrew Joseph a French historian

“Anecdotes sur le famille de Le Fevre, de la branche d'Ormesson,” Anson, Peter Hubert a miscellaneous French writer

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

Died: Barbazan, Stephen a French antiquary

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

“Les deux amis,” Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De a French dramatic writer of modern celebrity

“Cour* d'histoire naturelle,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De a French miscellaneous writer

“Elemens d'economie publique.” Beccaria, Bonesana Mauquis Cæsar a political writer of considerable note

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

“A physical description of the Earth,” Bergman, Sir Torbern a celebrated chemist and natural philosopher

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

“Course of Mathematics for the Corps of Artillery,” Bezout, Stephen a celebrated French mathematician

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

Died: Bonamy, Peter-Nicholas a French antiquary and miscellaneous writer

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

Died: Boucher, Francis first painter to Louis XV. was born at Paris in 17u6

Died: Bouillet, John a French medical writer

“Appendix ad Opuscula;” Browne, Sir William a physician of the last century

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

“The Free Enquirer;” Burgh, James a moral and political writer

Died: Collet, Peter a voluminous French divine

Died: Cotes, Francis an English artist

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

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

“Histoire des Maladies de Saint Domingue,” Desportes, John Baptist Rene' Pouppe'E physician to the king of France

Died: Ehret, George Dionysius an ingenious botanical painter

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

“Supplement au journal d'AoCil 1768, ou examen du livre intitule*, Principes sur la liberte* du commerce des grains.” Forbonnois, Francis V'Eron De an eminent political and financial writer of France

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

“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,” Furneaux, Pmup a learned dissenting clergyman

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

“Dramatic Censor,” Gentleman, Francis a dramatic and poetical writer of the minor order

Died: Gibbon, Edward an eminent English historian

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

“Londres,” Grosley, Peter John a French antiquary and polite writer

“Chou-King,” Guignes, Joseph De an eminent oriental scholar in France

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

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

“Timanthes,” Hoole, John a dramatic poet and translator

“Apollonii Pergaci inclinationum libri duo. Resthuebat S. Horsley,” Horsley, Samuel a very learned and highly distinguished prelate

Died: Jones, Henry a dramatic writer

“Confessional,” Jones, William a late venerable and pious divine of the church of England

“Orat. Graec.” Isæus a celebrated Grecian orator

Died: Lami, John an Italian ecclesiastic

“Plutarch” Langhorne, John an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“Theatre Espagnole,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

Died: Long, Roger an English divine and astronomer

Died: Lyons, Israel son of a Polish Jew

Died: Macquer, Philip a French lawyer

“De Bergeries,” Marechal, Peter Sylvanus a miscellaneous French writer

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

“Methode de Blason,” Menestrier, Claude Francis a Jesuit

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

Died: Nollet, John Anthony a French abbe

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

“Miscellanea Argentoratensia,” Oberlin, Jeremiah James an eminent classical scholar

“Enumeratio Plantarum Florae Danicge,” Oeder, George Christian an eminent botanist

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

Died: Parisot, Peter famous for his adventures

Died: Perceval, John second earl of Egmont

“A Sermon preached before the Sons of the Clergy at St. Paul’s.” Percy, Thomas a late learned prelate

Died: Ratte, Stephen Hyacinth De a French mathematician and astronomer

Died: Rolt, Richard an English historical and miscella* neous writer

Died: Ruddiman, Thomas a very eminent grammarian and critic

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

Died: Senac, John a distinguished French physician

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

“Voyage de France, d‘Espagne, de Portugal, et d’ltalie,” Silhouette, Stephen De a French writer

“Domestic Medicine,” Smellie, William a naturalist of some eminence

“Xenophon’s History of the Affairs of Greece,” Smith, William a learned English divine and translator

“De ratione novandi, et pururn reddendi aerem intra nosocornia carceresque,” Strack, Charles a very skilful German physician and writer

Died: Tartini, Joseph styled by Dr

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

“A Letter to the Rev. Mr. John Wesley, relative to his pretended abridgment of Zanchius on Predestination,” 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

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

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

“Theocritus,” Warton, Thomas the historian of English poetry

Died: Webb, Philip Carteret