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Beaumez, Sarah Lyons Flucker (fl. 1784-1801) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05660 Author/Creator: Beaumez, Sarah Lyons Flucker (fl. 1784-1801) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 October 1792 Pagination: 4 p. ; 22.7 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Thanks Knox for letting her know that his wife and children arrived in New York safely. Looks forward to hearing "of your arrival at Philadelphia - again in the full enjoyment of Domestick [sic] Bliss." Discusses the weather and her recent travel from Dorchester to Boston. Mentions mutual acquaintances and social events, including a lecture she attended. Asks Knox to forward an enclosure (not included) to Mr. Randolph.

Background Information: Sarah Lyons Flucker was the wife of Lucy Knox's brother, Captain Thomas Flucker. She got remarried, after Captain Flucker's death, to Bon-Albert Briois de Beaumez, circa 1796.

People: Beaumez, Sarah Lyons Flucker, fl. 1784-1801
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistoryWomen of the Founding EraChildren and FamilyTravelLiterature and Language ArtsEntertaining and HospitalityMorality and EthicsGambling

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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