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by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Laurence Joseph Cosséline engraving, published 1820NPG D10738
by William Bond, after Laurence Joseph Cossé, published by L.B. Seeleyengraving, 15 April 1822NPG D46386
by William Bond, published by L.B. Seeley, after Laurence Joseph Cosséstipple engraving, published 15 April 1822NPG D45778
by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Laurence Joseph Cosséline engraving, published 1820NPG D19667
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20 February 2018, 13:59
Thomas Scott (1747-1821) was a Church of England minister. He served as curate in villages in Buckinghamshire, and then in the town of Olney. In 1785 he became a co-Chaplain at the Lock Hospital Chapel, just off Grosvenor Place, SW1. From 1803 until his death he was Rector of the little village of Aston Sandford, Buckinghamshire. He was a prime mover in establishing the Church Missionary Society, and was its first secretary. He wrote a spiritual autobiography called The Force of Truth, and was one of the foremost Church of England Evangelicals of his day, publishing a commentary on the whole Bible that made his name a household word in Britain and America into the 20th Century.
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