He was a relation (through his mother) of Agmondesham (or Agmondisham) Vesey
, second husband of the bluestocking Elizabeth Vesey
. From 1782 he was a member of the Club associated with Samuel Johnson
Johnson had a talent for friendship which he kept well exercised: the names mentioned here represent only a selection of his friendships. His early London friends, whom he met during a comparatively poorly documented period...