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the decade from 1750 to 1759

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By the late 1750s he had b efriended Erasmus Darwin FRS at Lichfield and Matthew Boulton in Birmingham, and by 1764 they had formed the nucleus of the Lunar Society - so called because it met on nights when there was a full moon providing most light to travel home by.
Melone said the house, which was built in the 1750s, was added to the National Register of Historic Places before it burned down.
The 50-plus members of the historic Glamorgan Hunt, the history of which can be traced back to the 1750s, and their 37 hounds are not hunting foxes.
It is not self-evident that the relations of the individual to society, credit to real wealth, production to consumption etc were any more resolved in the mid-twentieth century than in the 1750s. If early consumer capitalism was responsible for the panic, why has the panic disappeared in most places where consumer capitalism is going stronger than ever?
In the 1750s London was still the country's largest port taking up to 2,000 ships from foreign ports every year.
last year, investigates the history of the 'gin craze' that occurred in London from the 1720s to the 1750s. As the author says, gin was 'the original urban drug' because it was so cheap and easily obtained.
By the late 1750s, Londoners had apparently had enough, and gin drinking ceased to be a public menace.
His considerable and varied output (from the 1670s to the 1750s) is treated broadly by genre.
This influential and intemperate cousin of Louis XV advised the king about diplomatic as well as domestic affairs in the 1750s. He hoped to negotiate his way onto the throne of Poland and helped to negotiate the recall of the parlement of Paris.
In the late 1740s and early 1750s Rousseau devoted much of his energy to music.
His team, along with scientists from Denmark, Greenland, China and the US, has taken fin clippings from almost 100 Greenland sharks, including some born in the 1750s.
VISIT Founded in 1682 by William Penn by the 1750s, Philadelphia had surpassed Boston to become the busiest port in British America, and second in the British Empire, behind London.
A rare Bow blue and white pickle stand, c 1750s, achieved PS820 despite considerable repair.