James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
Leopoldine Anna von AnhaltBorn 1738
Daughter of Count Wilhelm Gustav (1699-1737) of Anhalt-Dessau and Johanna Sophie Herre (1706-1795). Married (1773) to Georg Dietrich von Pfuhl.
Life with Boswell:
Boswell apparently met Leopoldine, her two sisters and mother on September 25, 1764 at the Court of Dessau. He described the three sisters as “strong, bouncing women” and noted that one of them was “very clever”.