Events noted in 1782

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.

1781 1783


Died: Abney, Sir Thomas an eminent magistrate of the city of London (16391722)

“Essay on the history of the Civilization of Mankind,” Adelung, John Christopher a learned German grammarian (?–1806)

“A Letter to the right hon. Charles Jenkinson,” Almon, John a bookseller

“The interest of Great Britain, with regard to her American Colonies, considered,” Anderson, James writer

Died: Arcere, Louis Etienne priest of the oratory

“Biographia Dramatica” Baker, Henry naturalist

“Journal deaf Savans” Beauchamps, Joseph a member of the national Institute of France

“De Talaitement et de la premiere Education des Enfans,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

Died: Benzel De Sternau, Anselm Francis De a privy counsellor of the electorate of Meritz

“Amants Republicains, ou Lettrea de Nicias et Cynire,” Berenger, John Peter writer

Died: Berenger, Richard esq. many years gentleman of the horse to his majesty

“Pharmacopoeia Medici,” Berkenhout, Dr. John writer

Died: Bernoulli, Daniel philosopher

“De la reforme politique des Juifs,” Bernoulli, John the grandson of the preceding John

“A description of the fountain of Dribourg,” Beroldingen, Francis De an eminent mineralogist

“Memoires sur les moyens qui ont fait prosperer les manufactures de Lyon,” Bertholon, De St. Lazare philosopher

“La mesure du temps appliquee a la navigation,” Berthoud, Ferdinand an eminent French marine clock-maker

Born: Besiers, Michael a canon of St

“The natural history of German Fishes,” Bloch, Mark Eliezer naturalist

“Dictionary of German proverbs,” Blum, Joachim Christian poet

“Rosina,” Brooke, Frances whose maiden name was Moore

Died: Bure, William Francis De an eminent bookseller at Paris

“Traite de la force de bois,” Camus, Antony Le physician

“Nouveaux principes de Physique,” Carra, John Lewis one of those French philosophers and statesmen to whom the revolution gave a shortlived importance

Died: Cole, William antiquary

Died: Conybeare, John divine

Died: Costard, George clergyman

Born: Coyer, L'Abbé who was born at Baumeles-Nones in Franche-Comtt;

“Anecdotes of eminent Painters in Spain,” Cumberland, Richard writer

Died: Day, Thomas writer

“Seduction, or the Cause of injured Innocence pleaded, a Poem,” De Courcy, Richard vicar of St

“A Typographical History of Vienna from the year 1482 to 1560,” Denis, Michael an eminent German bibliographer

Died: Drinker, Edward was born on the 24th of December

Died: Durand, David a very eloquent French protcstant preacher at the Savoy in London

Died: Dyer, John poet

“Manuel geographe,” Expilli, John Joseph writer

“Diatribe qua bibliographies antiquarise et sacrae critices capita aliquot illustrantur,” Fabricy, Gabriel Dominican

“Gaiathee,” Florian, John Peter Claris De writer

“Lemons elementaires d'histoire naturelle et de chimie,” Fourcroy, Anthony Francis an eminent French chemist

Died: Francois, Laurence writer

“Philosophical Tracts,” Frisi, Paul mathematician

“Letters of a Peruvian Princess,” Grafigny, Frances D'Isembourg D'Happoncourt, Dame De a French lady of literary reputation

Died: Hamel Du Monceau, Henry Lewis Du writer

“Letters to Lady Frances Shirley,” Hervey, James divine

Died: Home, Henry usually called Lord Kames

“Guide” Lanzi, Lewis antiquary

“De serificio civium bologmensium libellus singularis,” Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

Died: Mangey, Thomas divine

“L‘age d’or,” Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

Died: Margraf, Andrew Sigismond a celebrated chemist

“Ode to Mr. Pitt,” Mason, William divine

Died: Monckton, Hon. Robert great grandson of the preceding

“Rape of the Seraglio,” Mozart, John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophilus musician

“Idomeneo,” Mozart, John Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophilus musician

“Dialogues of the Dead with the Living,” Parsons, Philip divine

“Curialia; or an historical account of some branches of the Royal Household,” Pegge, Samuel was born in 1731

Died: Pellerin, Joseph famous for his collection of medals

“History of Hinckley,” Percy, Thomas prelate

“A Treatise on the study of Antiquities,” Pownall, Thomas a gentleman of considerable learning and political knowledge

“A Memorial addressed to the Sovereigns of America,” Pownall, Thomas a gentleman of considerable learning and political knowledge

“Sketches of the progress of Botany in England.” Pulteney, Richard botanist

“Psyche,” Ridley, Dr. Gloster divine

“On Culinary Poisons.” Robertson, Joseph divine

Died: Romaine, William divine

“Digest of the Highway Laws.” Scott, John poet

Died: Simpson, Thomas professor of mathematics in the king’s academy at Woolwich

Died: Torre, John Maria De La philosopher

“Observations on the three first volumes of the History of English Poetry, in a familiar letter to the author,” Warton, Thomas historian

“A Plan of Association on Constitutional Principles” Williams, David a literary and religious projector of some note (17381816)

Died: Wilson, Richard artist

“De morbis quibusdam commentarii,” Wintringham, Clifton physician

“Euripides” Wodhull, Michael the first translator into English verse of all the tragedies and fragments of Euripides which are extant