James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
Antonio RivarolaBorn 1719
Life with Boswell:
Boswell secured from Rivarola several letters of recommendation for use on his Corsican expedition, on which he embarked from Leghorn on October 11, 1765.
In his Account of Corsica Boswell referred to Rivarola as "my very good friend".