1746–1804

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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