From 1763 to 1765, Vincent had as his tutor Charles-Emmanuel de Charriére, who would later marry his sister, Belle.
Vincent later became a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Cavalry but was wounded in the war between the Dutch Republic and the French revolutionary forces. He was taken prisoner and died of dysentery in a military hospital.1
- 1Cf. Whatley, J., Whatley, M. (2000) There Are No Letters Like Yours. p. 529
Boswell met Vincent at Heer van Zuylen's on January 30 or February 6, 1764.