James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
Christian Georg von HelmoldtBorn 1728
Chamberlain at the court of Saxe-Gotha from at least 1764 until after June 1768. Master of Horse in Saxe-Gotha (from 1763). Translator into German of Pope's "Eloise de Abelard" and several French plays.1
Life with Boswell:
After just one day in Gotha Boswell, on October 17, 1764 wrote in his journal that he was "allready well with Chambellan Hellmolt a fine fellow like Lord Cassilis".