1746, Ayrshire, Scotland.

April 1, 1804, London, England.

Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Boswell received a classical education, and was an excellent Hebrew scholar. For some time he was a writer to the Signet in Edinburgh, Scotland. He joined the followers of John Glas, a dissenting minister from the Church of Scotland, and was chosen to be leading elder of the Glassite congregation in Edinburgh. His works include:

His grandson Robert Bruce Boswell was also a hymnist.

  1. Behold, What Love!

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