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 esq. an English antiquary

Died: Alticozzi, Laurence of an illustrious family at Cortona

“Miscellaneous observations on planting and training Timber-trees, by Agricola,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“An enquiry into the nature of the Corn Laws, with a view to the new Corn Bill proposed for Scotland,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

“Essays relating to Agriculture and rural affairs,” Anderson, James LL. D. an eminent agricultural writer

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

“A C. W. Bampfylde, arm. Epistola,” Anstey, Christopher an ingenious poet of the eighteenth century

“Almunach litteraire, ou Etrennes d Apollon,” Aquino De Chateau Lyon, Peter Louis son of the preceding

“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 a Swedish historian

Died: Aubais, Charles De Baschi marquis of

Died: Bachaumont, Louis Petit De a French miscellaneous writer

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

Died: Beraud, Laurence a French mathematician and astronomer

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

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

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

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

Died: Brosses, Charles De a French writer of great learning

“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 an ingenious philosopher

“Idylles de Theocrite,” Chabanon, De a French writer of eminence in polite literature

Died: Contant, Peter an eminent French architect

Died: Coustou, William born at Paris in 1716

Died: Crebillon, Claude Prosper Joliot De son of the preceding

“The Desolation of America,” Day, Thomas a poetical and miscellaneous 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 a learned divine among the-protestant dissenters

“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 a dissenting clergyman of considerable eminence

“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 son of the preceding

“Female Worthies, or the Lives and Memoirs of eminently pious’ women,” Gibbons, Thomas a pious dissenting 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 a French poet of considerable eminence

Died: Gronovius, Laurence Theodore son of the preceding

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

Died: Hayes, William an eminent musical composer

“Letters” Herring, Thomas a distinguished English 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 a learned English divine

Born: Horsley, Samuel a very learned and highly distinguished prelate

Died: Jablonowsky, Joseph Alexander Von a Polish prince

Died: Jussieu, Bernard brother of the preceding

“Semiramis” Keate, George a very agreeable English writer

“De Ira Divina.” Lactantius, Firmian or Cæcilius

Died: Lambert, John Henry an eminent mathematician and astronomer

“Italian Sonnets,” Langhorne, John an English poet and miscellaneous writer

“Essai philosophique sur le Monachisme,” Linguet, Simon Nicholas Henry a French advocate and political writer

“An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Medicine,” Macbride, David a distinguished 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 a miscellaneous French writer

Died: Meier, George Frederic a German writer on philosophical subjects

“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 an eminent divine among the dissenters

“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 a poet and miscellaneous writer (17491814)

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

“Four Sermons on the Good Samaritan, and the nature of Christ’s kingdom,” Pyle, Thomas an English 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 a French physician

“History of Craven.” Sheepshanks, William a learned English clergyman

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

“De tussi convuUiva infantum,” Strack, Charles a very skilful German physician and writer

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

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

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

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

Died: Zanotti, Francis Maria an eminent Italian mathematician