From 1777 to 1783 James Boswell was a columnist for the London Magazine, writing a total of seventy essays under the pseudonym the Hypochondriack.
Peter Wesseling - Professor at Utrecht
Peter WesselingBorn 1692 at Steinfurt in Westphalia
Professor at Utrecht University until his death in 1764.
He is best known for his editions of Diodorus (1746) and Herodotus (1763).1
Boswell possibly went to his lecture in Utrecht on September 20, 1763, before deciding to follow the lectures of Prof. Trotz instead.
Note 1: Sandys, John E. (1915). A Short History of Classical Scholarship, p. 281, Get it at AbeBooks.