James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
William MackenzieBorn 1735
Advocate. Son of John Mackenzie and Rebecca Mackenzie. Married (1763 or 1769) to Maria Lancaster, dau of John Lancaster of Cambridge. They had 6 children. Sometime Commisary of Edinburgh.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell met him at Kames on October 24, 1762, describing him as "a young gentleman of Inverness-shire, very genteel and well-bred and obliging".