Harris, James

Born: Jul 20, 1709 AD
Died: 1780 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Linguist


1709 – He was born at Salisbury this year.

 

1774 – He was Comptroller to the Queen from this year to 1780.

 

1761 – He became a county magistrate, and was Member of Parliament for Christchurch from this year until his death.

 

1765 – He held political office under Lord Greenville, retiring with him this year.

 

1744 – He published Three Treatises–on art; on music, painting, and poetry; and on happiness.

 

1751 – He also published Philosophical Arrangements and Philosophical Inquiries.

 

1772 – He is also known as a correspondent of fellow classicist Lord Monboddo.

 

1780 – He died this year.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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