Antonio Rivarola - Sardinian Consul at Leghorn

Antonio Rivarola

Born 1719
Died 1795

Biography: 

Son of Corsican general Domenico Rivarola (1687-1748)1. Sometime Sardinian Consul to the Court of Tuscany living in Leghorn ca. 1765.2

 

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell secured from Rivarola several letters of recommendation for use on his Corsican expedition, on which he embarked from Leghorn on October 11, 1765.

In his Account of Corsica Boswell referred to Rivarola as "my very good friend".