James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
A surgeon on the East India Company vessel The Lord Mansfield in 1763. Originating from the Isle of Skye. A friend of William McQuhae, and a staunch Jacobite.
Life with Boswell:
Macdonald visited Boswell on February 24, 1763. Boswell "really took a liking to the lad." (LJ240263)