Events noted in 1790

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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“Africa, Arab, cum notis; excudi curavit I. G. Kickhorn,” Abulfeda, Ishmael historian

“Historia regum Islamiticorum in Abyssinia,” Abulfeda, Ishmael historian

“An essay on a Non-descript, or newlyinvented Disease,” Adair, James Makittrick physician

“Anecdotes of the Life, Adventures, and Vindication of a Medical Character, metaphorically defunct, by Benjamin Goosequill and Peter Paragraph,” Adair, James Makittrick physician

“Papers drawn up by him and sir John Sinclair, in reference to a report of a committee of the Highland Society on Shetland Wool,” Anderson, James writer

Died: Ansart, Andrew Joseph historian

“Historia della Vida di M. T. Ciceroni,” Azara, Don Joseph Nicolas D' statesman

Died: Basedow, John Bernard an author of some merit on the subject of education

“Memoires historiques et politiques sur la Revolution de France,” Basseville, N. I. Hugon De a Frenchman

“L'Eleve de la Nature,” Beurieu, Gaspard Guillard De writer

Died: Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

“Observations surle Divorce,” Bergier, Nicolas Sylvester writer

Died: Bernard, John Stephen physician

Died: Blum, Joachim Christian poet

Died: Boehm, Andrew privy- counsellor of the landgrave of Hesse

Died: Browne, Patrick naturalist

“A Letter to the Patentee, concerning the medical properties of Fleecy Hosiery,” Buchan, William writer

“Observations sur les Hopitaux,” Cabanis, Peter John George physician

Died: Cochin, Charles Nicholas was born at Paris in 1715

“A Letter to a Friend on the Test Act,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“The Spanish Pretensions fairly discussed,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“The Spanish Memorial of 4th June considered,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Plan for the publication of a Repertory of Oriental Information,” Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

“Reponse aux Memoires de M. de Montalembert, sur la fortification dite perpendiculaire,” Darci

“Lettres a Emilie sur la Mythologie,” Desmoustier, Charles Albert writer

“Le Siege de Cythere,” Desmoustier, Charles Albert writer

“Journal de Physique,” Dolomieu, Deodati-Guy-Silvain-Tancred Gratet De a very able mineralogist

“The History and Antiquities of the parish of Lambeth, in the county of Surrey; including biographical anecdotes of several eminent persons; compiled from original records, and other authentic sources of information.” Ducarel, Andrew Coltee antiquary

Died: Epee, Charles Michel De L' a very ingenious and benevolent French abbé

“Sketches of Church History,” Erskine, John divine

Died: Evans, Evan divine

“Decouvertes des Francois en 1768 et 1769, dans le sud-est de la Nouvelle-Guine,” Fleurieu, Charles Peter Clarel De zm evninmt French hydrographer

Died: Galvani, Lewis from whose name the appellation of Galvanism was given to a supposed new principle in nature

“Review of Dr. Hay’s sermon, entitled, t Thoughts on the Athanasian Creed,' preached April 12, 1790, at the visitation of the archdeacon of Bucks,” Garnham, Rev. Robert Edward divine

“A Letter to the right rev. the archbishops and bishops of England; pointing out the only sure means of preserving the church from the dangers that now threaten her. By an Upper Graduate,” Geddes, Alexander divine

“Epistola macaronica ad fratrem, de iis quo; gesta stint in nupero Dissentientium conventu,” Geddes, Alexander divine

“Carmen seculare pro Gallica gente tyrannicli aristocraticae erepta,” Geddes, Alexander divine

Died: Gesner, John a canon of Zurich

“Supplement au Contrat Social,” Gudin, De La Brenellerie, Paul Philip writer

Died: Guibert, James Antony Hypolitus writer

“Pliny, ex editione Cortii et Longolii,” Homer, Henry scholar

“Caesar, ex edit. Oudendorp,” Homer, Henry scholar

“Travels.” Ireland, Samuel mentioned in the preceding article

“A. F. Kollarii ad Lambecii commentariorum libros octo, Supplementum liber primus posthumus,” Lambecius, Peter writer

“A Short Commentary on the Lord’s Prayer; in which an allusion to the principal circumstances of our Lord’s temptation is attempted to be shewn;” Lort, Michael clergyman

“Letters on Education,” Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

“Observations on the Reflections of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke, oo the Revolution in France, in a letter to the Right Hon. the Earl of Stanhope,” Macaulay, Catherine the name of her second husband

Died: Madan, Martin writer

Died: Magalhaens, John Hyacinth De said to be a lineal descendant

“Memoirs,” Maurepas, John Frederic Phelypeaux, Count Of grandson of the count de Pontchartrain

Died: Mignot, Stephen a learned French canonist

Died: Phillips, Thomas divine

Died: Pine, John engraver

Died: Pompei, Jerome poet

“Sketches of the progress of Botany,” Pulteney, Richard botanist

“Amusement, a poetical essay,” Pye, Henry James poet

“Concio ad Clerum in Synodo Provinciali Cantuariensis Provincial ad D. Pauli,” Randolph, John bishop (?–1813)

Died: Reed, Joseph writer

“The Tempest,” Romney, George artist

“Emendationes in Suidam,” Suidas author of a celebrated Greek Lexicon

“Nuovo Giornale de‘ Letterati d’ Italia,” Tiraboschi, Jerome one of the most valuable Italian writers of the last century

“Considerations on the Expediency of revising the Liturgy and Articles of the Church of England,” Watson, Richard prelate

“A Defence of Frederic the Great against the count de Mirabeau” Zimmermann, John George physician