Sometime clerk (Geheimer Kanzellist) in the Chancery Court, Berlin (mid-1760s).1 During Boswell's stay in Berlin in 1764, he lived in the house of a widow in Scharrenstrasse, close to Boswell's own lodgings.2
- 1Notes on identification: The identification of Boswell's Herr Hübner with C.F. Hübner, as suggested by the editors of Grand Tour, Volume 1, is only tentative.
- 2 Journal of his German and Swiss Travels, entry July 21, note 3
Life with Boswell
Boswell went in a coach with Hübner to Charlottenburg on July 21, 1764. He described him as "a genteel, even-tempered, fine fellow, much at ease." On July 26, Boswell went with Hübner and F. L. Kircheisen to the Garden of Corsica.