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.
Frances FloyerBorn 1745
Died Dec 20, 1798 in Alloa, Clackmannshire
Life with Boswell:
Boswell at some time briefly considered her as a possible candidate for marriage (letter to Temple of September 25, 1763). He had met her a few months earlier in London.