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.
Joost Taets van Amerongen - Heer van Natewisch
Joost Taets van AmerongenBorn May 08, 1726
Died Jun 13, 1791
Herr van Natewisch
Son of Leonard Taets van Amerongen (1700-1736) and Maria Jacoba Pijnssen van der Aa (1703-1766). Married (1754) to Maria Catharina d'Averhoult (1727-1808).
Life with Boswell:
Boswell met Heer van Natewisch at Gerard van Amerongen's on February 4, 1764.