Translations

  • The Evidences of the Christian Religion, to which are added Several Discourses against Atheism and Infidelity, and in Defence of the Christian Revelation, occasionally published by him and others

  • Translation Title: De la religion chrétienne, ouvrage traduit de l’anglois de Mr Addison, par Gabriel Seigneux de Correvon
  • Original Author: Joseph Addison
  • Original title: The Evidences of the Christian Religion, to which are added Several Discourses against Atheism and Infidelity, and in Defence of the Christian Revelation, occasionally published by him and others
  • Publ. Year From: 1729 to:
  • lang: English
  • Note:

    Addison left this work unfinished when he died in 1719. The published edition also contains works by other writers.

  • Translation: De la religion chrétienne, ouvrage traduit de l’anglois de Mr Addison, par Gabriel Seigneux de Correvon
  • Publisher: Pierre Vernet
  • N° Editions: 2
  • Pub. Place: Lausanne
  • Pub. Date: 1756
  • Lang: French
  • Note:

    Correvon started his translation in 1733 but hesitated for a long time and sent it to several friends for their opinion. The translation contains an Introduction and copious notes by Correvon; the notes were translated into English and published in the 1807 edition of Addison's work. He commentary was also published separately in German.

  • Vorrede

  • Translation Title: Discours préliminaire
  • Original Author: Albrecht von Haller
  • Original title: Vorrede
  • Publ. Year From: 1750 to:
  • Note:

    Haller's Preface to Jean Henri Samuel's Prüfung der Secte, die an allem Zweifelt.

  • Translation: Discours préliminaire
  • Publisher: Gottlieb August Lange
  • Pub. Place: Berlin
  • Pub. Date: 1755
  • Lang: French
  • Note:

    Preface to Formey's Le Triomphe de l' Evidence, (p. I-XLVIII); Seigneux added his own copious notes.

    Seigneux republished the Preface as a separate work called Discours sur l'Irréligion, où l'on examine ses Principes et ses Suites funestes. Opposés aux Principes et aux heureux Effets du Christianisme, Neuchâtel 1755 and Lausanne François Grasset, 1760.  The end of the work indicates 'Goettingen, 26 Décember 1750'.



  • Usong : Eine Morgenländische Geschichte, in vier Büchern

  • Translation Title: Usong, histoire orientale
  • Original Author: Albrecht von Haller
  • Original title: Usong : Eine Morgenländische Geschichte, in vier Büchern
  • Publ. Year From: 1770 to: 1770
  • lang: German
  • Translation: Usong, histoire orientale
  • Publisher: Vallade; François Grasser
  • Pub. Place: Paris
  • Pub. Date: 1771
  • Lang: French
  • Denckwürdigkeiten Friedrichs des Großen, jetztregierenden Königs in Preußen

  • Translation Title: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de Frédéric le Grand
  • Original Author: Johann Christoph Adelung
  • Original title: Denckwürdigkeiten Friedrichs des Großen, jetztregierenden Königs in Preußen
  • Publ. Year From: 1756 to: 1762
  • lang: German
  • Translation: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de Frédéric le Grand
  • Publisher: François Grasset
  • Pub. Place: 'Amsterdam', Lausanne
  • Pub. Date: 1759
  • Lang: French
  • Note:

    Only two volumes of this translation appear to have been published

  • Animadversiones ad criminalem jurisprudentiam pertinentes

  • Translation Title: Observations sur des matières de jurisprudence criminelle: traduit du latin de Mr. Paul Risi par Mr. S.D.C.,
  • Original Author: Paolo Risi
  • Original title: Animadversiones ad criminalem jurisprudentiam pertinentes
  • Publ. Year From: 1765 to: 1765
  • lang: Latin
  • Translation: Observations sur des matières de jurisprudence criminelle: traduit du latin de Mr. Paul Risi par Mr. S.D.C.,
  • Publisher: Pellet et fils
  • Pub. Place: Geneva
  • Pub. Date: 1767
  • Lang: French
  • Delle leggi civili reali

  • Translation Title: Des loix civiles relativement à la propriété des biens. Ouvrage traduit de l'italien par M.S.D.C. Augmenté de quelques remarques par M. De Felice
  • Original Author: Dalmazzo Francesco Vasco
  • Original title: Delle leggi civili reali
  • Publ. Year From: 1765 to: 1765
  • lang: Italian
  • Translation: Des loix civiles relativement à la propriété des biens. Ouvrage traduit de l'italien par M.S.D.C. Augmenté de quelques remarques par M. De Felice
  • Publisher: B. De Felice
  • Pub. Place: Yverdon
  • Pub. Date: 1767
  • Lang: French
  • Note:

    The translation does not indicate the name of an author.

  • An Account of Corsica, The Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

  • Translation Title: Etat de la Corse; suivi d'un Journal d'un voyage dans l'isle, et des mémoires de Pascal Paoli par Mr. James Boswell, écuyer; orné d'une carte nouvelle & exacte de la Corse, & des manifestes originaux
  • Original Author: James Boswell
  • Original title: An Account of Corsica, The Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli
  • Publ. Year From: 1767 to: 1767
  • lang: English
  • Translation: Etat de la Corse; suivi d'un Journal d'un voyage dans l'isle, et des mémoires de Pascal Paoli par Mr. James Boswell, écuyer; orné d'une carte nouvelle & exacte de la Corse, & des manifestes originaux
  • Publisher: F. Grasset
  • Pub. Place: 'Londres', in fact Lausanne
  • Pub. Date: 1768
  • Lang: French
  • Briefe über die wichtigsten Wahrheiten der Offenbarung

  • Translation Title: Lettres sur les vérités les plus importantes de la révélation
  • Original Author: Albrecht von Haller
  • Original title: Briefe über die wichtigsten Wahrheiten der Offenbarung
  • Publ. Year From: 1771 to: 1771
  • lang: German
  • Translation: Lettres sur les vérités les plus importantes de la révélation
  • Publisher: F. B. De Felice
  • Pub. Place: Yverdon
  • Pub. Date: 1771
  • Lang: French
  • Der Christ in der Einsamkeit

  • Translation Title: Le Sage dans la solitude ou méditations religieuses sur divers sujets
  • Original Author: Martin Crugot
  • Original title: Der Christ in der Einsamkeit
  • Publ. Year From: 1756 to: 1756
  • lang: German
  • Note:

    This work went through many editions; it is not known which one was translated

  • Translation: Le Sage dans la solitude ou méditations religieuses sur divers sujets
  • Publisher: François Grasset
  • Pub. Place: Lausanne
  • Pub. Date: 1769
  • Lang: French
  • Note:

    Also includes a translation of an Ode by Albrecht von Haller