James Boswell died in 1795 believing he had touched and kissed a cache of Shakespeare's original letters and papers discovered by a Mr. Ireland. His friend, Edmond Malone, publicly exposed the lot as a forgery just a year later.
Aarnoud Joost van der DuynBorn 1718
Son of Adam Adriaan van der Duijn and Anna Maria Elisabeth, Baroness van Dorp. Married (1742) to Anna van Sommelsdijk. General of Cavalry in 1763.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell dined at the Maasdams on January 1, 1764.