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.
George JohnstoneBorn 1730
[img_assist|nid=92|title=George Johnstone (1730-1787)|desc=Source: "The 14th Colony--British West Florida 1763-1781" by John Appleyard and the Appleyard Agency|link=node|align=right|width=0|height=0]Son of Sir James Johnstone (1697-1772), 3rd Bart of Westerhall, Provost of Lochmaben. In 1763 Johnstone became the first British governor of British West Florida, but he was removed by King George III in 1767. MP for Cockermouth and Appleby at some time after 1767.