Chamberlain at the court of Saxe-Gotha from at least 1764 until after June 1768. Master of Horse in Saxe-Gotha (from 1763). Translator into German of Pope's "Eloise de Abelard" and several French plays.
- 1Burbulla, J. (2010) Allumfassende Ordnung. p. 65
After just one day in Gotha Boswell, on October 17, 1764, wrote in his journal that he was "allready well with Chambellan Hellmolt a fine fellow like Lord Cassilis".