Lot 18: St. Paul's School.- Wroughton (Charles, rector of
December 14, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: St. Paul's School.- Wroughton (Charles, rector of Codford St Peter, Wiltshire, b. 1654/5, fl. 1654-1729) Autograph Letter signed to John Postlethwayt, headmaster of St Paul's School, 2½pp., folio, Codford St Peter, 28th April 1704, about a pamphlet he is getting printed for him, "The alterations you have made an don with so good judgmt, yt I not only readily but thankfully submit to them", and agreeing to strike some other material out lest it should be construed as an attack on the memory of the late William III, "deliverer of these nations under god from Popery& Slavery", and sending some corrections and asking him to send 2 copies, 1 to Dr. Windebank, "at his house in Buckingham Street in Yorke buildings" and another to, "C.W. de Codford: The Bookseller", tears where opened, folds, slightly browned; and a small quantity of other material, including a pamphlet by W. Wyatt, A Sermon Preached to those, who had been Scholars of St. Paul's School, [Wing W3735], 1679, 2 other printed pamphlets of sermons and document relating to John Leigh, `1595 and a letter from the Rev. C. Philpot and a watercolour of Canterbury Cathedral etc., v.s., v.d. (11 pieces). ***ESTC traces Wroughton as the author of two works: "Bodleius", Oxford, 1677 & "The Government, and True Sons of the Church of England", 1705..