During his stay in Berlin in 1764, Boswell lived in the house of Karl David Kircheisen, the president of the Berlin city council.
According to Boswell "A gentleman born at Maybole in Ayrshire, but who has been nineteen years at Oxford and gives lectures on anatomy, and is also well employed as a physician." (LJ230463) Dr. John Smith, M.D. of St. Mary Hall, Oxford.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell met Dr. Smith on April 23 and 24, 1763 when he visited James Macdonald at Oxford. Boswell found him "learned, clever [and] agreeable". (LJ240463)