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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06726
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0130] April-June 1796 
Title Bon-Albert Beaumez to Henry Knox with condolences on the death of his children
Date 29 April 1796
Author Beaumez, Bon-Albert Briois de (1759-ca. 1809)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to express condolences at the deaths in Knox's family (likely Augusta Henrietta and Marcus Bingham- see GLC02437.06724). Adds that his wife (Knox's sister-in-law Sarah Lyons Flucker Beaumez) is so overcome with grief that she is presently unable to write. Declares that they have no time to come visit the Knox family because they are departing on a journey soon, but they send their love.
Subjects Women's History  Death  Children and Family  Travel  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Beaumez, Bon-Albert Briois de (1759-ca. 1809)  Beaumez, Sarah Lyons Flucker (fl. 1784-1801)  
Place written Wilmington, Delaware
Theme Health & Medicine; Children & Family; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information B. Beaumez, the husband of Sarah Lyons Flucker Beaumez, is most likely Bon-Albert Briois de Beaumez (also spelled "Beaumetz"), a travelling companion of Talleyrand and former President of the French National Constituent Assembly.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859