Patrick Craufurd

Patrick Craufurd

Biography: 

Son of James Craufurd. Nephew of Patrick Craufurd. Appointed Conservator of Scots' Privileges in Holland in 1769.

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell called on a Mr. Craufurd on June 1, 1764, presumably to order some White Port which he had previously promised to send to Abraham Gronovius. According to the editors of Boswell in Holland 1763-64 this Craufurd was Patrick Craufurd, but it may in fact have been his father, James (see James Craufurd for further info).