Events noted in 1777

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.

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“The Life of 'St. Cuthbert,” Allan, George antiquary

Died: Alticozzi, Laurence of an illustrious family at Cortona

“Miscellaneous observations on planting and training Timber-trees, by Agricola,” Anderson, James writer

“Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry,” Anderson, James writer

“An enquiry into the nature of the Corn Laws, with a view to the new Corn Bill proposed for Scotland,” Anderson, James writer

“Essays relating to Agriculture and rural affairs,” Anderson, James writer

“Eloge de Charles V. empereur,” Ansart, Andrew Joseph historian

“A C. W. Bampfylde, arm. Epistola,” Anstey, Christopher poet

“Almunach litteraire, ou Etrennes d Apollon,” Aquino De Chateau Lyon, Peter Louis and a bachelor of medicine

“De Fetat de l‘agriculture chez les Romains depuis le commencement de la Republique jusqu’au siecle de Jules Caesar relativement au gouvernment, aux mceurs, et au commerce,” Arcere, Louis Etienne priest of the oratory

Died: Arckenholz, John historian

Died: Aubais, Charles De Baschi marquis of

Died: Bachaumont, Louis Petit De writer

“Entretiens sur I'etat de la Musique Grecque au quatrieme siecle,” Barthelemi, John James writer

Died: Beraud, Laurence mathematician

“Dr. Cadogan’s dissertation on the Gout, examined and refuted” Berkenhout, Dr. John writer

Died: Bertram, Philip-Ernest professor of law at Halle

“Histoire de Lorraine,” Bexon, Gabriel-Leopold-Charles-Ame' writer

“Magazine for engineers and artillery-men,” Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

Died: Brosses, Charles De writer

“Burton upon Melancholy,” Burton, Robert author of the “Anatomy of Melancholy

“A Letter to George Hardinge, esq. on the subject of a passage in Mr. Steevens’s Preface to his impression of Shakspeare,” Capell, Edward a gentleman well known by his indefatigable attention to the works of Shakspeare

“A Rural Ramble,” Carey, George Savile son of the above

“Esprit de la Morale et de la Philosophic,” Carra, John Lewis one of those French philosophers and statesmen to whom the revolution gave a shortlived importance

“A complete Treatise of Electricity in theory and practice, with original experiments,” Cavallo, Tiberius philosopher

“Idylles de Theocrite,” Chabanon, De writer

Died: Contant, Peter architect

Died: Coustou, William born at Paris in 1716

Died: Crebillon, Claude Prosper Joliot De was born at Paris February 12

“The Desolation of America,” Day, Thomas writer

“The Rejoinder,” De Courcy, Richard vicar of St

“Hints respecting the Utility of some Parochial Plan for suppressing the Profanation of the Lord’s Day,” De Courcy, Richard vicar of St

“Thoughts in Prison.” Dodington, George Bubb Lord Melcombe

“The Historical Account of Dr. Dodd’s Life,” Duncombe, John was born 1730

“Letters from the late archbishop Herring, to William Buncombe, esq. deceased; from 1728 to 1757, with notes, and an appendix,” Duncombe, John was born 1730

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

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

“A Letter to Dr. Hurd, bishop of Worcester, wherein the importance of the prophecies of the New Testament, and the nature of the grand apostacy predicted in them, are particularly and impartially considered,” Evanson, Edward one of the most determined opponents of revealed religion in modern times (?–1805)

“An impartial Inquiry into the case of the Gospel Demoniacs, with an Appendix, consisting of an essay on Scripture Demonology,” Farmer, Hugh divine

“A brief Description of the Cities of London and Westminster, &c. To which are added, some Cautions against the Tricks of Sharpers,” Fielding, Sir John was half brother

“Addresses to Young Men,” Fordyce, James clergyman

“A Voyage round the World, in hi* Britannic majesty’s sloop Resolution, commanded by captain James Cook, during the years 1772, 3, 4, and 5,” Forster, George was born at Dantzic in 1754

“Female Worthies, or the Lives and Memoirs of eminently pious’ women,” Gibbons, Thomas divine

“A Catalogue of the Coins of Canute, king of Denmark and England, with specimens,” Gough, Richard the Camden of the eighteenth century

Died: Gresset, John Baptist Lewis poet

Died: Gronovius, Laurence Theodore was born at Ley den in 1730

“Bibl. Botanica,” Haller, Albert De one of the most eminent physicians and philosophers of the eighteenth century

Died: Hayes, William composer

“Letters” Herring, Thomas prelate

Died: Hill, Robert was a man remarkable for his perseverance and talent in learning many languages by the aid of books alone

“The Resurrection of the body deduced from the Resurrection of Christ,” Holmes, Robert divine

Born: Horsley, Samuel prelate

Died: Jablonowsky, Joseph Alexander Von a Polish prince

Died: Jussieu, Bernard was also a native of Lyons

“Semiramis” Keate, George writer

“De Ira Divina.” Lactantius, Firmian or Cæcilius

Died: Lambert, John Henry mathematician

“Italian Sonnets,” Langhorne, John poet

“Essai philosophique sur le Monachisme,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry writer

“An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Medicine,” Macbride, David physician

“Letters from Mahommed Ali Chan, nabob of Arcot, to the Court of Directors. To which is annexed, a state of facts relative to Tanjore, with an appendix of original papers,” Macpherson, James an author whose fame rests chiefly on his being the editor of Ossian’s poems

“Bibliotheque des Amans,” Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

Died: Meier, George Frederic writer

“Principes de morale politique et du droit public, ou Discours sur l'histoire de France,” Moreau, Jacob Nicolas a French advocate (17171799)

“Sacramental Meditations” Orton, Job divine

“Account of the most ancient German Bibles, printed in the fifteenth century, which are in the library at Nuremberg,” Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis an eminent bibliographer

Died: Pombal, Sebastian Joseph Carvalho marquis of

“The Sublime and Beautiful of Scripture. Being Essays on select Passages of Sacred Compositions,” Pratt, Samuel Jackson poet (17491814)

“An Apology for the Life and Writings of David Hume,” Pratt, Samuel Jackson poet (17491814)

“Four Sermons on the Good Samaritan, and the nature of Christ’s kingdom,” Pyle, Thomas divine

“The Repository,” Reed, Isaac a gentleman eminently conversant in literary history

“History of America,” Robertson, William one of the most illustrious names in modern literature

“System physique et moral de la Fernm?,” Roussel, Peter physician

“History of Craven.” Sheepshanks, William clergyman

“Miscellaneous works,” Stanhope, Pinup Dormer fourth earl of Chesterfield

“De tussi convuUiva infantum,” Strack, Charles physician

“The Me* moirs of the Town and County of Leicester,” Throsby, John writer

Died: Townley, James a learned master of Merchant Taylors’ school

“Goat’s Beard,” Whitehead, William poet (?–1785)

“An Impartial Enquiry into the Case of the Gospel-Demoniacs with an appendix, consisting of an Essay on Scripture-­Demonology,” Worthington, William divine

Died: Zanotti, Francis Maria mathematician