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Boswell, James (1740-1795), biographer of Samuel Johnson, diarist

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Biography: ODNB link for Boswell, James (1740-1795) Biographer of Samuel Johnson Diarist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P152798 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3033 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for James Boswell
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
journals, corresp (c4000 items) and papers
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 22146 Boswell
2
c1770: library catalogue
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
3
1771: observations on Scottish election laws
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
4
1766-72: legal consultation book
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
5
1778-85: letters to Edmund Burke
Sheffield Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
6
1760-90: letters to Sir David Dalrymple
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
7
c1766-79: letters (10) to Sir Alexander Dick of Prestonfield
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 8149 Dick-Cunyngham

See NRA(S)1419
8
1760-90: letters to Lord Hailes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 17690 Dalrymple

See NRA(S)0909
9
1761-93: 26 letters to the Hon Andrew Erskine
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 7870

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
10
1775-94: letters to Sir William Forbes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
11
1768-85: letters (15) to William Julius Mickle (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
1758-95: letters (97) to William Temple
The Morgan Library
See NUC MS 84-2131
13
1765-92: letters to John Wilkes
British Library, Manuscript Collections