Commemorative stone unveiled on Boswell's 271th birthday

Submitted by thf1977 on Mon, 10/31/2011 - 14:35

On October 29, 2011,on the 271st anniversary of James Boswell's birth, a memorial stone in his honour was revealed at Makars' Court in Edinburgh.

The stone, which is sponsored by the Boswell Museum and Mausoleum Trust, bears an inscription from the first entry in Boswell's famous Boswell's London Journal

I rattled down the High Street in high elevation of spirits.
[from Journal, 15 November 1762] 

Read more about it on the homepage of the City of Edinburgh Council.