James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
Friedrich Ehrenreich BehmerBorn Jan 10, 1721 in Berlin
Died Apr 26, 1777 in St. Petersburg
German jurist and sometime conseiller de guerre (member of the Prussian War-Council). In 1772 he became vice-president of the Justitzkollegium in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Life with Boswell:
In 1771, Behmer published Otia in otio minime otiosi, which is sometimes available via AbeBooks.com. He published some other works as well.