During his stay in Berlin in 1764, Boswell lived in the house of Karl David Kircheisen, the president of the Berlin city council.
Son of John McGhie of Balmaghie and Isabel Gordon. A cousin of the 8th Viscount Kenmure.1 Cloth-merchant in Edinburgh and Secretary to The Society of Hunters (a racing club). "A good-natured man, who has no aversion to be a butt [of a joke], although he takes care to have a good premium for every arrow that he receives".2
Life with Boswell:
Boswell met McGhie at Lord Kenmure's on September 16, 1762.