William Webster

William Webster

Born Dec 21, 1750
Died Jan 09, 1767 by drowning

Alias: 

Willie Webster

Biography: 

Son of Alexander Webster and Mary Erskine. First cousin of James Boswell.

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell wrote in his journal on January 12, 1767 "[h]eard of Willy Webster's being drowned. Sorry, but felt mind hardened."

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