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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.09901
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0164] Undated: The Knox Family 
Title Anna Breck to Henry Knox introducing a Mr. Thornby
Date ca. 21 July 1803-1804
Author Breck, Anna (fl. 1803-1804)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Introduces Knox to a Mr. Thornby. Notes Thornby will be in Knox's neighborhood and wishes them to meet.
Subjects Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Woman Author  Women's History  
People Breck, Anna (fl. 1803-1804)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Anna Breck is likely Hannah Breck, daughter of statesman Samuel Breck (1747-1809), and sister to Samuel Breck (1771-1862), a congressman from Pennsylvania. She was a lifelong friend of Lucy Flucker Knox, daughter of Henry Knox. Breck would later marry James Lloyd (1769-1831), a senator from Massachusetts. Sources refer to Breck is referred to as both Anna and Hannah.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859