William O'Carroll

Personal data
Alias
Mr. Carroll
Biography

Sometime secretary to the British envoy at Dresden, Philip Stanhope in the 1760s, and an Irish officer of the Marines.

Life with Boswell

On October 10, 1764, Boswell described O'Carroll in his journal as “an obliging sort of man, but very formal. He was just Mr. Carron at Utrecht in regimentals.”