Events noted in 1796

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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Died: Allan, David painter

Publication: “Recueil de voyages au Thibet,” by Andrada, Anthony was born about 1580

Died: Arthur, Archibald professor of moral philosophy in the university of Glasgow

Died: Bemmel, Charles Sebastian painter

Died: Bilguer, John Ulric De surgeon

Publication: “Advice to Hypochondriacs,” by Bilguer, John Ulric De surgeon

Died: Blankenburg, Christian Frederic De writer

Publication: “A Defence of the pamphlet ascribed to John Reeves, esq. and entitled ‘ Thoughts on the English government,’ addressed to the members of the loyal associations against republicans and levellers,” by Brand, John rector of St

Publication: “An historical essay on the principles of Political Associations in a state; chiefly deduced from the French, English, and Jewish Histories; with an application of those principles, in a comparative view of the associations of the year 1792, and that recently instituted by the Whig Club,” by Brand, John rector of St

Publication: “Treatise on the Venereal Disease,” by Buchan, William writer

Publication: “Leonora” by Burger, Godfred Augustus poet

Publication: “Melanges de Litterature Allemande,” by Cabanis, Peter John George physician

Died: Chambers, Sir William architect

Publication: “Papyrus,” by Cirillo, Dominick nephew to Nicolas Cirillo

Publication: “A collection of English Songs, with an Appendix of Original Pieces,” by Dalrymple, Alexander an eminent hydrographer

Publication: “Voyage a Barrege et dans les hautes Pyrenees,” by Dussaulx, John writer

Died: Earle, William Benson a very munificent benefactor

Publication: “Chronological Tables from the reign of Solomon to the death of Alexander the Great,” by Falconer, Thomas an English gentleman of extraordinary talents and attainments

Publication: “A Sermon preached before the university of Cambridge, by H. W. C(6ulthurst)> D. D. &c.” by Geddes, Alexander divine

Publication: “On the properties of the Greek and Latin languages,” by Horsley, Samuel prelate

Publication: “A circular Letter to the diocese of Rochester, on the Scarcity of Corn,” by Horsley, Samuel prelate

Publication: “Considerations on the Utility of the National Debt.” by King, Edward antiquary

Publication: “Vestiges of Oxford Castle or, a small fragment of a work intended to be published speedily, on the history of ancient castles, and on the progress of architecture,” by King, Edward antiquary

Publication: “Dissertations on the Prophecies” by Levi, David a learned Jew

Died: Maclaurin, John, Lord Dreghorn was born at Edinburgh in December 1734

Died: Macpherson, James an author whose fame rests chiefly on his being the editor of Ossian’s poems

Publication: “Memoirs of a late eminent Advocate,” by Melmoth, William, Esq. a learned and worthy bencher of LincolnVinn

Publication: “Bibliotheque de Romans traduits du Grec.” by Mercier, Bartholomew bibliographer

Publication: “Wreath,” by Moser, George Michael artist

Publication: “Assize Sermon” by Nasmith, James antiquary

Publication: “Lenore, a tale, translated from the German of Gottfried Augustus Burger,” by Pye, Henry James poet

Died: Raynal, William-Thomas writer

Publication: “Descriptive Catalogue,” by Remigius Of Auxerre Benedictine

Died: Rittenhouse, David mathematician

Publication: “De la Medicine expectative,” by Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu surgeon

Publication: “De la Medicine operatoire, ou Des Chirurgie qui se pratiquent le plus frequemment,” by Sabatier, Raphael - Bienvenu surgeon

Publication: “A complete view of the Dresses and Habits of the People of England, from the establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time.” by Strutt, Joseph artist

Publication: “The sea-sick Minstrel, or Maritime Sorrows,” by Tresham, Henry artist

Publication: “The Lives of John Donne, sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson; by Isaac Walton; with notes, and the Life of the Author,” by Zouch, Thomas divine