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Boswell, James (1740-1795), lawyer, diarist, and biographer of Samuel Johnson

Gordon W. Turnbull

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2950

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The grand tour, and Corsica | The Account of Corsica, marriage, early legal career, Paoli, and Johnson in Scotland | Heir of Auchinleck | Death of Johnson, The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, and move to London | Recorder of Carlisle and death of Margaret Boswell | The Life of Johnson | Last years | Boswell's legacy

Reference Entry.  12087 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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