James Boswell died in 1795 believing he had touched and kissed a cache of Shakespeare's original letters and papers discovered by a Mr. Ireland. His friend, Edmond Malone, publicly exposed the lot as a forgery just a year later.
Reader at the English church in Utrecht from 1754 until at least 1763. Son of a French father and an English mother. Formerly a wig maker in London.1
Life with Boswell:
Carron was Boswell's teacher of french in Utrecht 1763-64, and was one of Boswell's few English acquaintances in the city.
Note 1: The Journal of his German and Swiss Travels, 1764, p. 156