James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
James Boswell mentioned thousands of people in his extensive journals and other writings. Read about an ever increasing number of those people, and about their relationship with Boswell, in our biographies section.
In our literature section you can read about the numerous books published by Boswell in his own lifetime, and about more than 40 other books about or related to Boswell published since his death in 1795.
Catherine Douglas - Butter
Daughter of John Douglas, 3rd Bart. of Kelhead, and Christian Cunningham. Married (1767) to Dr. William Butter of London.
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