From 1777 to 1783 James Boswell was a columnist for the London Magazine, writing a total of seventy essays under the pseudonym the Hypochondriack.
Johanna Gevaerts van GansoyenBorn 1733
Daughter of Paulus Gevaerts, sometime Mayor of Dordrecht, and Alida Vivien. Married (1753) to Hendrik Karel van Nassau-La Lecq, Count of Nassau Beverweerd.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell dined with her on November 26, 1763, writing that "she showed you much respect", and "The Countess takes you under her protection; all will go well...." He met with her regularly in the following months.