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Boswell, James, 1740-1795



James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish lawyer, diarist, and author of The Life of Johnson (1791)

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Boswell Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 89

The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.

Dates: 1428-1936, bulk 1700-1795

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