William Hogarth Trust
registered charity no.1092251


Letters Patent, 1757, purchased

The Trust acquired this document, appointing Hogarth Sergeant Painter to the King, in 2005. The Trust’s own funds were supported by a grant from the Friends of the National Libraries and a number of donations from private individuals obtained by Cllr Paul Lynch, then Hounslow Council’s Heritage Champion. Fullers Brewery and ALM London supported the purchase of a new showcase for the document.

Find out more about the document here: transcription of Letters Patent

The Letters Patent appointing Hogarth Sergeant Painter to the King