Events noted in 1798

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.

1797 1799


“Indica cum Bonav. Vulcanii interpret. Lat.” Arrian historian

Died: Bender, Blaise Colomban, Baron De a field-marshal in the Austrian service

Died: Beroldingen, Francis De an eminent mineralogist

“A Letter to lady Loughborough, in consequence of her presentation of the colours to the Bloomsbury and Inns of Court Association with a public letter to the university of Oxford,” Abingdon, Willoughby Bertie earl of

“Odes, Epodes, and Carmen Seculare.” Boscawen, William writer

“The Progress of Satire, an essay, in verse, with notes, containing remarks on ‘The Pursuits of Literature’,” Boscawen, William writer

“Discourses, &c. Letters, and Memoirs of his Life, by Richard Cecil, A.M.” Cadogan, William Bromley and second son of Charles Sloan Cadogan

“An Essay on the Medicinal properties of Factitious Airs, with an Appendix on the nature of Blood,” Cavallo, Tiberius philosopher

“Life of Mr. Cadogan,” Cecil, Richard clergyman

“Claire d'Albe,” Cottin, Sophia De a French lady of considerable talents

“Observations on the Zoonomia of Dr. Darwin, by Thomas Brown, esq.” Darwin, Erasmus physician

Died: Donn, Abraham mathematician

“Mes rapports avec J. J.Rousseau,” Dussaulx, John writer

Died: Eckhel, Joseph Hilary antiquary

“Doctrina munmorum veterum,” Eckhel, Joseph Hilary antiquary

“Sermons,” Erskine, John divine

Died: Eximeno, Anthony a Spanish ex-jesuit

“A Reply to the Rev. Ralph Churton, &c.” Eyre, Francis a Roman catholic gentleman of Warkworth castle in Northamptonshire

“Travels through the Middle Settlements in North America,” Faithorne, William engraver

Died: Garnham, Rev. Robert Edward divine

“A New-year’s gift to the good people of England, being a sermon, or something like a sermon, in defence of the present War,” Geddes, Alexander divine

“Athenian Letters,” Green, John prelate

Died: Hamilton, Sir William a gentleman of great eminence in the literary and political world

“the Defence of the Kingdom,” Horsley, Samuel prelate

Died: Lassala, Manuel a Spanish Ex-jesuit

“View of the Deistieal writers,” Leland, John writer

“Tracts relating to Natural History,” Linnæus, Charles afterwards Von Linne'

Died: Masters, Robert antiquary

Died: Nivernois, Louis-Jules Mancini, Duke Of was born at Paris

“The Inquisitor, a tragedy in five acts, altered from the German by the late James Petit Andrews and Henry James Pye,” Pye, Henry James poet

Died: Ramler, Charles William poet

Died: Rhunken, David scholar

Died: Ruffhead, Owen writer

Died: Rush, Benjamin physician

“Essays, literary, moral, and philosophical,” Rush, Benjamin physician

Died: Sanchez, Thomas Anthony a learned Spaniard

“Bibl. Hispana.” Sanchez, Thomas Anthony a learned Spaniard

Died: Spallanzani, Lazarus naturalist

“The Nurse,” Tansillo, Lewis poet

Died: Turner, Daniel a dissenting minister of the baptist persuasion

Died: Waring, Edward Lucasian professor of mathematics in the university of Cambridge

“Letters” Wilkes, Richard antiquary

“The good Schoolmaster, exemplified in the character of the rev. John Clarke, M. A. formerly fellow of Trinity college, Cambridge, and successively master of the Schools of Skipton, Beverley, and Wakefield,” Zouch, Thomas divine