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.
Daniel Adrien le Leu de WilhemBorn ca. 1731
Herr van Besoyen
Married to Maria Philippina Jacoba Pieck.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell dined splendidly at the Wilhem's in the Hague on December 26, 1763.