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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.09869
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0154] July-December 1804 
Title Anna Breck to Lucy Thatcher with updates
Date 12-18 August 1804
Author Breck, Anna (fl. 1803-1804)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to her friend Lucy Flucker Knox Thatcher (daughter of Henry and Lucy Knox). Updates Knox on her life and comments how long they have been friends. Says her current residence is pleasant. Notes she has good neighbors, nice walks, and nice rides. Asks for confirmation regarding a rumor she heard about Knox's Aunt [Sarah Lyons Flucker] Beaumez getting married in England. Letter was written between 12 and 18 August 1804. Written from Spring Hill, state is not listed.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Friendship  Marriage  Children and Family  
People Thatcher, Lucy Flucker Knox (1776-1854)  Breck, Anna (fl. 1803-1804)  Beaumez, Sarah Lyons Flucker (fl. 1784-1801)  
Place written Spring Hill
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family
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. Breck is referred to as Anna or Hannah in various sources.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859