Events noted in 1775

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1774 1776


“Traites elementaires du Calcul differentiel et du Calcul integral,” Agnesi, Maria Cajetana an Italian lady of great learning

“Eloge de Quesnoy,” Albon, Claude Camille, Francois Count D' a descendant of the preceding

Died: Amort, Eusebius a canon regular of the order of St

“Contes mis en vers par un petit cousin de Rabelais,” Aquino De Chateau Lyon, Peter Louis son of the preceding

Died: Ashton, Thomas an English divine

“Les Oracles de Cos,” Aubry, John Francis a French physician

“Discourses on Education, delivered in the Royal college at Rouen, to which are subjoined, Reflections upon Friendship,” Auger, Athanasius a distinguished French critic

“Letters and Journals, carefully transcribed by Robert Aiken containing an impartial account of public transactions, civil, ecclesiastical, and military, both in England and Scotland, from 1637 to 1662 a period, perhaps, the most remarkable that is to be met with in the British History. With an Account of the Author’s life, prefixed and a Glossary annexed,” Baillie, Robert an eminent Presbyterian divine of the seventeenth century

“Remarks on Dr. Balguy’s Sermon, in a letter to that gentleman, by one of the petitioning clergy.” Balguy, Thomas son of the above

“Tracts on the probability of reaching the North Pole,” Barrington, The Hon. Daines fourth son of the preceding

“Bibliotheque universelle des Romans,” Bastide, John Francis De La a very industrious French writer

Died: Bate, James elder brother of the preceding

“Le Barbier de Seville,” Beaumarchais, Peter Augustin Caron De a French dramatic writer of modern celebrity

“Commentaire sur la Henriade,” Beaumelle, Laurence Angliviel De La a French writer of some note

“Varletes Litteraires,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De a French miscellaneous writer

“New Magazine of Police, &c.” Bergius, John Henry Louis a German writer

Died: Bernard, Peter Joseph a French poet

“Pygmalion” Berquin, Arnaud a miscellaneous French writer

“Les longitudes par la mesure du temps,” Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

“Morale de l'Evangile,” Bertrand, Elias an ingenious Swiss writer

Died: Bianchi, John an Italian naturalist

Died: Bignicourt, Simon De a counsellor of the presklial of Rheims

“Guillaume de Nassau,” Bitaube', Paul Jeremiah a French poet and miscellaneous writer

“Recherches sur les maladies chroniques, leur rapports avec les maladies aigues,” Bordeu, Francis brother to Theophilus

“On Illicit Love; written among the Ruins of Godstow Nunnery,” Brand, John secretary to the society of antiquaries

“A Supplement to the Stemmata,” Buckler, Benjamin a learned and ingenious English clergyman and antiquary

“Travels through the middle settlements in North America in the years 1759 and 1760, with observations upon the state of the colonies,” Burnaby, Andrew archdeacon of Leicester and vicar of Greenwich

Died: Capperonnier, John nephew of the preceding

“Memoires pour servir a la Vie de Catinat,” Cato, Marcu Portius the censor

“Vie de Dante,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

“Sabinus,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

“Epitre sur la manie des jardins Anglois,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

“Canterbury Tales” Chaucer, Jeffery styled the Father of English poetry

Died: Collingwood, Cuthbert, Lord a brave and excellent English admiral

“Travels in Italy and Holland,” Coyer, L'Abbé who was born at Baumeles-Nones in Franche-Comtt;

“Lexicon Ægyptiaco-Latinum,” Croze, Mathuiun Veyssiere La a learned French writer

“An historical relation of the several Expeditions, from Fort Marlbro' to the Islands off the West Coast of Sumatra,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Died: De Missy, Cæsar a man greatly distinguished in the learned world

“Loisirs du Chevalier D'Eon,” Denton, William the youngest son of sir T

Born: Dermody, Thomas a young man who acquired a short-lived reputation as a poet

Died: Durell, David a learned divine

“Buckingham’s Works,” Evans, Thomas a bookseller of London

“Inquiry into the propriety of Blood-letting in Consumption,” Farr, Samuel an eminent physician at Taunton

“The Art of Drawing in Perspective made easy,” Ferguson, James an eminent experimental philosopher

“An Introduction to Electricity,” Ferguson, James an eminent experimental philosopher

“Two Letters to the Rev. Mr. John Kennedy,” Ferguson, James an eminent experimental philosopher

“A Third Letter to the Rev. Mr. John Kennedy,” Ferguson, James an eminent experimental philosopher

“An Inquiry into the. Astronomy and Anatomy of the Ancients,” Francklin, Thomas chaplain in ordinary to his majesty

“Oratio Panegyrica in auspicium sseculi tertii Academic Batavse quae Leidse est,” Gaubius, Jerome David an eminent German physician

“Reports of Cases of controverted Elections,” Glanvil, Sir John younger son of John Glanvil of Tavistock in Devonshire

“The Morality of Shakspeare’s Drama illustrated,” Griffith, Elizabeth a lady once of some note a a writer of novels and plays

Died: Guischard, Charles Gottlieb called Quintus Icilius

“De Magia,” Haen, Anthony De professor of medicine in the university of Vienna

“Description concerning such mechanism as will afford a nice or true Mensuration of Time,” Harrison, John a most accurate mechanic

“Memoirs of the late contested election for the county of Leicester,” Heathcote, Ralph an ingenious English divine

Died: Hill, Sir John an English writer

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

“The Pilgrim, or a Picture of Life,” Johnston, Charles author of <c Chrysal

Died: Lancaster, Nathaniel, D. D. was many years rector of Stamford Rivers

“Memorie idrostatico-storiche delle operazioni esequite nella inalveazione del Reno di Bologna, e degli altri minori torrenti per la linea di primaro al mare dalP anno 1765 al 1772,” Lecchi, John Anthony a learned Italian mathe. matician

“L'homme moral,” Levesque, Peter Charles a learned French writer

“Flora Scotica” Lightfoot, Jofln a distinguished botanist* was born at Newent

“Theorie du Libelle,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

“Letters on the Colonies,” Long, Edward author of a valuable History of Jamaica

“Historical, Political, and Moral Miscellanies,” Lynar, Rochus Frederic Count a Danish statesman and scholar

“Thoughts on the Causes of the Present Discontents;” Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

Born: Malus, Stephen Louis a distinguished mathematician

“Life of the well-deserving prelate, Nicholas Steno, of Denmark,” Mann I, Dominic Maria an eminent Italian writer

“Memoirs of his own Life,” Marolles, Michel De an industrious French translator

“Memoirs of Gray” Mason, William a distinguished poet and divine of the last century

“Commentationes resize soc. Scientiarum Goettingerrsis, per annos 1758 1762,” Michaelis, John David a celebrated biblical critic

“De litteratura Faventinorum, sive de viris dociis, et scriptoribus urbis Faventinae (Faenza), appendix ad accessiones hist. Faventinas,” Mittarelli, John Benedict a learned monk and historian of the order of the Camaldoli

Died: Montague, Elizabeth a learned and ingenious English lady

“Devoirs d'un prince,” Moreau, Jacob Nicolas a French advocate (17171799)

“Veterum Inscriptionum Gr. et Lat. novissimus thesaurus,” Muratori, Lewis Anthony a learned Italian antiquary

Died: Nutt, Joseph a very ingenious man

“Critica Sacra examined, or an attempt to shew that a new method may be found to reconcile the seemingly glaring variations in parallel passages of Scripture, and that such variations are no proofs of corruptions,” Owen, Henry a learned English divine

“Supplement to Critica Sacra; in which the principles of that treatise are fully confirmed, and the objections of Mr. Raphael Baruh are clearly answered,” Owen, Henry a learned English divine

“A volume of Essays,” Parsons, Philip an English divine

“A Father’s Instructions, consisting of tales, fables, and reflections, designed to promote the love of virtue, a taste for knowledge, and an early acquaintance with the works of nature,” Percival, Thomas an eminent physician

“Reliques of Ancient Poetry” Percy, Thomas a late learned prelate

“Chirurgical Observations relative to the Cataract, the Polypus of the Nose, the Cancer of the Scrotum, the different kinds of Ruptures, and the Mortification of the Toes and Feet,” Pott, Percival an English surgeon of the highest eminence (17131788)

“Liberal Opinions upon Animals, Man, and Providence,” Pratt, Samuel Jackson a poet and miscellaneous writer (17491814)

“Six Olympic Odes of Pindar, being those omitted by Mr. West, translated into English verse, with notes,” Pye, Henry James a late English poet

“Reports,” Raymond, Robert

Died: Riccati, Vincent an able mathematician

“An Essay on Psalmody,” Romaine, William an English divine and writer of great popularity

Died: Rutty, John a medical observer and writer of very considerable learning

“Traite complet d'Anatomie,” Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu a very eminent French surgeon

“Letters,” Sevigne', Mary De Rabutin, Lady De Chantal And Bourbilly, And Marchioness De was the only daughter of Celse Benigne de Rabutin

“Universal Magazine” Stockdale, Percival a miscellaneous writer of some learning

“De laudibus Legum Anglise,” Topham, John a learned antiquary

“The scheme of Christian and Philosophical necessity asserted, in answer to Mr. John Wesley’s tract on that subject,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

“Joy in Heaven, and the Creed of Devils: two Sermons, preached in London,” Toplady, Augustus Montague a strenuous champion for the Calvinism of the church of England

“Instructions d'un pare a ses enfans sur la nature et la religion,” Trembley, Abraham an eminent naturalist

“The History of Halifax,” Watson, John the historian of Halifax

Died: Williams, Anna an ingenious English lady

“Irenicum; or, the Importance of Unity in the Church of Christ considered, and applied towards the healing of our unhappy differences and divisions,” Worthington, William a learned English divine

“Essay on the Demoniacs,” Worthington, William a learned English divine

“A concise historical Account of the present Constitution of the `Unitas Fratrum,' or Uniy of the Evangelical Brethren, &c.” Zinzendorf, Nicholas Lewis count de