From 1777 to 1783 James Boswell was a columnist for the London Magazine, writing a total of seventy essays under the pseudonym the Hypochondriack.
Parravicini MawhoodBorn 1721
Son of tea merchant Collett Mawhood (d. 1757/8) and Rebecca Toriano (d. 1762). He became a cornet in the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards in 1751, a lieutenant in 1754 and a captain in 1759, before retiring from active duty in November 1764.
Boswell mentions meeting a Captain Maud on December 28, 1762 at the Sheridan's. LJ identifies Capt. Maud as Captain Parravicini Mawhood (LJ281262, n. 8).