From 1777 to 1783 James Boswell was a columnist for the London Magazine, writing a total of seventy essays under the pseudonym the Hypochondriack.
John HumeBorn bef. 1711
Son of Joseph Hume of Ninewells (1680-1713) and Catherine Falconer (b. 1683). Brother of David Hume. Married (1751) to Agnes Carre, which whom he had at least two children, David Hume (1757-1838), and Katharine Hume.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell met Hume at Kames on October 20, 1762, describing him as "a sensible good man, who reads more than usual. He has an anxiety of temper which hurts him. Very different from his brother."